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Veterans and active duty military receive free admission to The Charleston Museum and Joseph Manigault House November 11

This Veteran’s Day weekend, The Charleston Museum invites the community to explore the history of the Joseph Manigault Historic House. During WWII, the Joseph Manigault House, located at 350 Meeting Street, was used as a USO post and Red Cross training facility. Soldiers attended dinners, parties, played games, and wrote to their families while bunking at the House in the 1940s. Badminton and horseshoes will be set up in the garden, images, and documents from the time period will be on view throughout the house from Friday, November 8 through Monday, November 11 and special tours will focus on this unique history.
This program is free for Museum members and free with admission to the Joseph Manigault House ($12/adults, $5/children, under 3 free). Special tours will be held at 12 pm and 3 pm on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
All veterans and active military will be admitted free to The Charleston Museum and the Joseph Manigault Historic House on November 11, 2019, with a valid ID. Offer not available online. Please visit our website at or call 843.722.2996. Click here.


The Charleston Museum, founded in 1773 and considered America’s first museum, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located at 360 Meeting Street in downtown Charleston. The Museum is home to the most extensive collection of South Carolina-related natural and cultural history materials known, two National Historic Landmark Houses and the Dill Sanctuary, a 580-acre wildlife preserve. The Museum’s mission is to educate Charleston area residents and visitors about the natural and cultural history of the South Carolina Lowcountry through collections, exhibitions, preservation, conservation, research and related programming. Museum hours are Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m.-5 p.m. Museum admission is $12 for adults and $5 for children; Tickets, including admission to two or more sites offered at a discount, can be purchased at the Museum, its historic houses, or online in advance.