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Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon: Tours & Tickets

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History comes alive as Colonial dressed guides talk about Pirates, Patriots and Presidents! Explore the location where pirates were once held and view a section of the 1698 fortification that once protected the Walled City. Completed in 1771 as the...more
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon is a great place full of history. The stories about the building and Charleston are very interesting. We had a tour of the Provost or dungeon on the ground floor. That part of the building served many purposes over...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So neat to visit a place so well preserved from Colonial times. It was moving being in the room where the constitution was ratified. We enjoyed the tour of the dungeon. My teens all were engrossed in the History.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place for a quick 25 min tour of history. Tour guide was very good. Cool listening to history of this building

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Spiffyperry
Reviewed 1 week ago

Building with lots of history and seeing exchange and what it meant for Charleston history along with use of Dungeon for prisoners and storage of goods.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank William O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The dungeon tour was very interesting. They have done a good job of preserving it. It is worth the time spent to visit.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 200krisp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we did our own exploring, there is plenty of information to read and see. To be recommended.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DianeHerts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an excellent tour- very interesting and the dungeon is cool! Interesting facts about Charleston!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Doris R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can’t go to Charleston and not learn about it’s beginnings. This tour is a must! You see and learn so much by a guide dressed in period clothing. Highly Recommend!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited based on reviews from Tripadvisor and we were not disappointed, Staff were friendly and knowledgeable. The tour we took was very atmospheric and the guide (sorry can't remember his name) was very good. The history is great and we were able to relate to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the main reasons I decided to visit Charleston was to learn about the area's history. This Museum is well designed and the experience provides a good summary of the history and significance of the Exchange. We started with the guided tour of the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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AlabamaAngel
December 31, 2017|
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Response from Marshall W | Property representative |
Hello! The pirate trials are not a regular feature of The Old Exchange. The trials are a reenacted yearly as part of Colonial Charles Towne Festival. We have not set a date for 2018's pirate trial yet, but will be the 300th... More
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Chuck D
March 17, 2017|
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Response from Marshall W | Property representative |
If you purchased tickets through the pirate walking tour, they will provide you with an admission ticket during the walking tour.
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Lynne A
September 28, 2016|
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Hello and thank you for the question. We sell a combination ticket that includes both The Old Exchange and The Slave Mart Museum. The ticket can be purchased at either location and doesn't have to be used in the same... More
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