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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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Wonderful experience

My wife and I visited on November 18th for the annual Seeds to Shillings event, and couldn't have... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Members are not allowed in unless you show the card

We have been paying members for years. Having forgot our pass in be other car we assumed they would... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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A historic village recreating the life and times of America's early settlers.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“animal forest” (58 reviews)
“small zoo” (30 reviews)
“sailing ship” (14 reviews)
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1500 Old Towne Rd, Charleston, SC 29407-6008
+1 843-852-4200
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I visited on November 18th for the annual Seeds to Shillings event, and couldn't have had a better time! We're park passport holders and visit a lot of the coastal parks regularly. Saturday's event was a great showcase for Charles Towne Landing....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have been paying members for years. Having forgot our pass in be other car we assumed they would be able to look us up like any other place. Apparently that is not the case. Really ridiculous and annoying.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were quite excited reading about Charles Towne Landing given the mix of animals, history, grounds, and Adventure, but some set ups and displays were clear let-downs. First, the Animal Forest is definitely interesting with the two pumas, two bob cats, and one black bear...More

Thank MD_T0urist
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommended! For a small entrance fee you get to experience a small zoo, the cannon fields , the gardens, a small historic replica ship, and so so so much more! We were so impressed with how big this place was and how much fun...More

Thank Kai A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are in love with Charleston and all the history. Charles Towne State Park was magnificent. The characters were very knowledgeable and we had a wonderful time there

Thank bimbyga
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family picked this place among the many things we could have done on a warm, sunny day in Charleston and are so glad we did. We spent a full five hours walking around the gorgeous grounds, reading all of the expertly crafted museum exhibits,...More

Thank Hank H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to learn about some of the history of Charleston. Loved seeing the animals & just walking the trails. The old ship was really cool to board & talk to the Captain!😜. Been going here since I was a little girl....More

Thank Sheila172
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Charleston with husband on expense account as a when I made 99.4% toward President's Club, so just missed Hawaii, but Charleston was very nice honorable mention prize. We were pregnant with second daughter and spent dinners picking out baby names - Hannah. I remember...More

Thank Sightsee_Eat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was a little disappointed in the grounds. I thought there would be more active portrayal of life in Charles Towne from the plantation owners, indentured servants, slaves and Native Americans. The grounds were nice and there were information stands but the only active role...More

Thank linda z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our san and daughter in law used Founders Hall for their wedding--great place--lots of room--unique, comfortable--really nice place

Thank wmartin222
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jessica b
30 June 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