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Children's Museum of the Lowcountry

25 Ann St, Charleston, SC 29403-6213
+1 843-853-8962
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Excellent Afternoon on Vacation

We spent the afternoon the CML after spending the morning at the Yorktown across the river. Our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Atlanta, Georgia
Such a cool children's museum

Our 2 and 4 year old LOVED this place. It had great variety to entertain them too from the castle... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“water room” (15 reviews)
“castle room” (7 reviews)
“arts and crafts” (10 reviews)
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25 Ann St, Charleston, SC 29403-6213
+1 843-853-8962
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the afternoon the CML after spending the morning at the Yorktown across the river. Our girls had a fantastic time exploring all the exhibits and activities. The whole places is extremely kid-friendly, with almost every exhibit being hands-on and interactive. We had so...More

Thank Atlmaverick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our 2 and 4 year old LOVED this place. It had great variety to entertain them too from the castle room to the excellent water tables and the sensory sand activity room. Highly recommend for anyone with young kids.

Thank grlantrn13
Reviewed 3 September 2017

My 7 year old boy thinks this is something we should do every time we come to Charleston. He loves the themed areas, especially the waterworks area and the castle.

Thank Mindy K
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This museum was tons of fun my three year old played for over an hour! Only downside was people don't parent their children so their are kids running wild but that happens anywhere!

Thank lmbarker
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

My son loved his visit here! He was really interested in the water room and also the outside fire truck. But his favorite was the castle, hands down!! He ran all over that like there's no tomorrow! He also really enjoyed the pirate ship!

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Our 5 year old talks regularly, and with great excitement, about how fun it was to spend time at the museum. The pirate ship and old steam engine, along with the opportunity to play with and use real tools, was amazing. One of the best...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We took our son, who just turned 7, to Children's Museum of the Lowcountry and he had a BLAST! His favorite exhibits were the pirate ship and the kid-sized Publix grocery store. My husband and I had just as much fun watching him. It may...More

1  Thank Kelli P
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I'm a big fan of visiting children's museums around the country to give our kids a chance to relax and be in their element amid family events and touristy adventures. We were pleasantly surprised at how much this venue had to offer our 5-year-old and...More

2  Thank olallaalum
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Wanted to take my 2 year old grandson to a place that is indoors and provides many activities, the Children's Museum of the Lowcountry is it. Located in the historic district of Charleston, SC. Parking garages are close by and there is street parking if...More

2  Thank Wynette W
Reviewed 6 July 2017

They have five different themed rooms with lots of stuff to do for all ages 3-10. My kids especially loved the “supermarket” (with “working” checkout stations) and the water area (boats and car are available). There is also a pirate ship (nice), a castle (role-playing,...More

Thank adventix
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18 April 2017|
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Response from Faith N | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion, it is geared towards younger kids. I went with three last year - ages 9, 8 & 6. The 6 year old loved it. The 8 year old was mildly interested. The 9 year old, not so much. Most things were below his height... More
19 November 2015|
Response from exploreCML | Property representative |
Hi there! Yes, we are open on Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving from 9am - 5pm. We hope to PLAY with you then!