(South Carolina) State Museum
Experience South Carolina in all its beauty and diversity. Climb aboard the "Best Friend of Charleston" train. Stroll along a boardwalk at the beach diorama. Learn how a South Carolinian invented the laser. Enjoy the spacious Lipscomb Art Gallery. This interactive "people's museum" offers exhibits and programs in art, history, natural history, science and technology. Hands-on exhibits are featured throughout its four-story 1890s building, which housed the world's first all-electric textile mill.
The Citadel Archives and Museum
Located on the Citadel's Charleston campus, the Archives and Museum is the repository for all the historic materials relating to the Citadel, from its founding in 1842 to present day.