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Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site

1500 Old Towne Rd, Charleston, SC 29407-6008
+1 843-852-4200
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Scenic and Peaceful

Went with a photography group. Although there's not a lot to shot this time of year I can only... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Denver, Colorado
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Spend the day exploring and learning about the original Charles Towne Settlement. Walk through the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charleston, South Carolina
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A historic village recreating the life and times of America's early settlers.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1500 Old Towne Rd, Charleston, SC 29407-6008
+1 843-852-4200
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went with a photography group. Although there's not a lot to shot this time of year I can only imagine what the place must look like in the spring when all the azaleas are in bloom. They were in the process of setting up for...More

Thank PoompasDucks
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spend the day exploring and learning about the original Charles Towne Settlement. Walk through the museum and learn about life in the Colonial Days. The grounds are beautiful and the animal section was quite entertaining.

Thank danamillerpa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented bikes and rode around here. Very cool, if you love history. Aboarded the ship. The animals were part of the trail.

Thank citychic1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here during Founder's Day and really enjoyed ourselves. Lots to see and do, plenty of areas to walk. We spent the entire day here. We didn't cover the entire grounds but were close. Since it was Founder's Day, we got to see them...More

Thank Faith N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Charles Towne Landing was such an historic area and we learned so much. It was a little hot, so some of the animals weren't out. The natural scenery was breath-taking. You have to make sure this is a part of your trip to Charleston.

Thank ryan_tiernan712
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this area with three young boys...6, 5, and 2. We didn't get to see all of the grounds, but we did visit the zoo and the ship. We had a nice time, and would recommend it-especially if you need to get some of...More

Thank mahnamahna57
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Start your visit in the interpretive center. Lots of details about Charleston's first settlement. Great walking or biking- they have bikes you can rent right there. The zoo is small but all indigenous animals. Great for all ages. Picnic tables, benches, shady spots and sunny.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Bring lunch and picnic - bike rentals are available or bring your own! There is a tram to take you all over the park and you can hop on and off whenever you choose. There is a relic ship, a homestead, many back trails and...More

Thank lisamhe2016
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site has a little of something for all family members. We particularly enjoyed the animal forest and the replica of the coastal sailing ship. The site has a nice little museum and the staff is as friendly and helpful. Be...More

Thank Fred M
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Went there often as a child and now with my child and it hasn't changed much but the price has gotten a little out of hand. We still go once a year because its great!

Thank Chanell M
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jessica b
1 July 2017|
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Response from RedpepperPam | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jessica! I've been to all of the places you listed, and since you have kids AND elderly parents with you, I would choose Magnolia gardens. They have a tram ride that goes all over the grounds, and since it will... More
11 November 2016|
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Response from Union502 | Reviewed this property |
I believe this is the spot
Cara W
30 August 2016|
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Response from TK0083 | Reviewed this property |
. It's $10 for adults; $6.50 for seniors and $6 for ages 6-15