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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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Nice lil piece of history

Have to say this made quite an enjoyable afternoon with my wife. Like taking a step back in time... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Matt B
via mobile
Great history and nature tour

The tour here starts at a very nice visitor's center, where you can pick up trail maps & brochures... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Miranda J
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A historic village recreating the life and times of America's early settlers.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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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 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have to say this made quite an enjoyable afternoon with my wife. Like taking a step back in time nearly 400 yrs. very informative and great recreations of original settlement. And can’t forget the nice little zoo that is there as well

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour here starts at a very nice visitor's center, where you can pick up trail maps & brochures, visit the gift shop, get a snack and visit the (very clean) restrooms. The trails are easy to follow and there are plenty of historical exhibits...More

Thank Miranda J
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Disclaimer: I am not a lover of wildlife or the great outdoors. Because I'm not a big fan, this was a terrible experience for me. Snakes were everywhere along the nature trail! Of course, there are warning signs of them, but my family wanted to...More

Thank lv206
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Just off a busy 4-lane street, down a lengthy corridor of live oaks, is one of the "hidden" gems of a tourist mecca (Charleston) that offers just as much to locals. Namely, beauty and serenity, crispness in fall, wildlife and explosions of azaleas and camellias...More

Thank tarwolf
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Took my daughter's family here to celebrate our grandson's 3rd birthday. The kids had a blast. Parking is readily available. The main building is where you pay to enter the park. The people who work there are so friendly and helpful. We picked up fried...More

1  Thank Terrie J
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Charles Towne Landing was only occuppied for 10 years. learning about living in 1670 in harsh environments,

Thank tntraveller1000
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Excellent tour. Enjoyed the wildlife area and the 1600's ship. Beautiful walk through the grounds. Several restrooms throughout the grounds.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Went with a photography group. Although there's not a lot to shot this time of year I can only imagine what the place must look like in the spring when all the azaleas are in bloom. They were in the process of setting up for...More

Thank PoompasDucks
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Spend the day exploring and learning about the original Charles Towne Settlement. Walk through the museum and learn about life in the Colonial Days. The grounds are beautiful and the animal section was quite entertaining.

Thank danamillerpa
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We rented bikes and rode around here. Very cool, if you love history. Aboarded the ship. The animals were part of the trail.

Thank citychic1
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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
10 November 2016|
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Response from Union502 | Reviewed this property |
I believe this is the spot
Cara W
29 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