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Charles Towne Landing

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The Visitor Center/Gift Shop, office, Animal Forest, and Adventure will close at 4 PM. The park grounds will still be open until 5 PM. We apologize for the inconvenience.

The Adventure is away from the park for maintenance and will return April 1, 2023. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Bobcat Exhibit is closed for renovation.

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Park Grounds: April 1st-October 31st 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily; November 1st-March 31st 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Visitor Center/Gift Shop: April 1st-October 31st 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily; November 1st-March 31st 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Closed Christmas Day.

Animal Forest and Adventure: April 1st-October 31st 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily; November 1st-March 31st 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily. Closed Christmas Day.


9 a.m. -5 p.m., daily

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$12/adult; $7.50/S.C. Senior; $7/youth age 6-15; Free for children 5 and younger.

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Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. Pets and service animals are not permitted in the Animal Forest.? Please clean up after your pet and dispose of waste properly.

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Wifi Available

Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site


Self-Guided Groups

Charles Towne Landing has a variety of experiences available for organizational groups (school groups please go to Ranger-Led Group page). The museum and outdoor exhibits tell the story of the foundational years at Charles Towne. In addition to these core experiences, your visit can include guided programs as well as self-guided experiences.

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Self-Guided Experiences

Enjoy Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site at your own pace. Stroll through the museum and take a leisurely walk along the History Trail as you visit our outdoor exhibits.

Weekend Programs & Special Events

Groups are welcome to attend all programs on weekends as space permits. Some programs have limited availability. Participants are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, please contact our park office at (843) 852-4200. We’ll be glad to help you with your group tour planning needs.

  • Enclosed, Large Meeting Space: Founders Hall is a state-of-the-art special event facility, ideal for both large and small groups and various types of occasions. For rental information and to find out more, visit the Founders Hall website.

  • Open Air Facilities: The Legare Waring House is one of Charleston’s premier wedding venues and is available for rent year round for evening weddings and other events. For more information on how to rent the Legare Waring House, visit this website.


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