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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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Great Park

As one reviewer wrote it's a tourist attraction, however it's a great place for locals as well. My... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2016
Port Orange, Florida
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great wildlife

This place was great tourist attraction. Good place to go biking. A lot of pre civil war mouments... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2016
Wilbert A
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A historic village recreating the life and times of America's early settlers.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“animal forest” (56 reviews)
“small zoo” (29 reviews)
“sailing ship” (13 reviews)
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1500 Old Towne Rd, Charleston, SC 29407-6008
+1 843-852-4200
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Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

As one reviewer wrote it's a tourist attraction, however it's a great place for locals as well. My wife and I were in town visiting some friends and decided to come to Charles Towne Landing and had a great day. The Zoo was great, looked...More

Thank Jaydel21
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This place was great tourist attraction. Good place to go biking. A lot of pre civil war mouments. The fort and the pirate ship were great restoration attractions.

Thank Wilbert A
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Charleston's history all here and outdoor zoo too! You will enjoy learning about the settlers and local animals. Go and learn, enjoy!

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 28 January 2016

The Charles Towne Landing park has so many things to offer, it is a great way to spend a day. First of all, historically this was the location of the original Charleston settlement. It is across the Ashley River from the current location of the...More

Thank writerguy1976
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Highly recommend checking out the Wine Down Wednesday events while they have them. Only a handful or so per year, a great way to spend an evening after work!

Thank KyAnneM
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Charles Town Landing is a special place, a different type of state park. There is the historical walk where you walk and learn and you are actually in the place where South Carolina was first settled. There is also the Animal Forest, a terrific zoo...More

Thank Longlkburd
Reviewed 20 January 2016

The camellias and tea olive were blooming when we visited. Wonderful scent from the olives. Zoo and ship launch are good for kids, lots of walking. Visitor center was much better than I expected.

Thank Denise J
Reviewed 3 January 2016

This is a wonderful historic site available in West Ashley. For an inexpensive admission fee, you are able to visit a petting zoo, and/or can take a walk back into history. Following a well marked trail you can learn how Charles Towne Landing was developed....More

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Charlestown Landing is a nice outdoor experience with some history tossed in and some nature sprinkled around. I'm not sure if they want to be a park, or a zoo, or a museum. Not the best historic state park but it has some things going...More

1  Thank DeeDeeNC070
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

We came out to visit and this was one of our favorite activities together! Beautiful experience all around! We loved seeing all the oaks and rich history! The park was spacious and very nice! We would definitely come back and next time we will rent...More

Thank angiegayle
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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