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Charleston City Hall

80 Broad St, Charleston, SC
+1 843-577-6970
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Impressive 2nd floor which the staff are happy to let you wander round. The basement has a short... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
interesting and free of charge

interesting and free of charge. some intersitng paintings in the room and a guide who can tell you... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
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80 Broad St, Charleston, SC
+1 843-577-6970
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Impressive 2nd floor which the staff are happy to let you wander round. The basement has a short film with some history and the upper floor has an old vault which is an interesting sign of it previous use. We spent about 15 minutes there...More

Thank jobow6
Reviewed 6 March 2017

interesting and free of charge. some intersitng paintings in the room and a guide who can tell you about them and the building but you have to ask about everything.

Thank LolaSweden
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Charlestown City Hall was built between 1800 and 1804. It is an imposing white building sitting on the corner of Broad and Meeting Streets. We ventured inside the lower level to find a nice exhibition on the building history and photographs. Unfortunately, the upper level...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Enter through the metal detector and take the elevator to level 2 to see the most amazing council chamber. Beautiful design and execution with its own art collection including a large portrait of George Washington. The docent does a great job of explaining the history.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I have been in here before for meetings, but it's always crowded so I really never got to see the beauty in the chambers. There is a wheel chair access, but the marble stairs are beautiful on the outside. You do have to go through...More

Thank Terrie J
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Accidently went there as they are the closest restrooms to the Battery. Quite attractive building that originally was a bank.

Thank krandy21784
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We went to the 2nd floor to see "Cromwell's Revenge" and had a marvelous time with Lindsey the docent. She is so full of humor and interesting stories! A really fun thing to do!

Thank Su K
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I was given a personal tour by the guide on staff as no other visitors were present. The guide was very knowledgeable about the city and about the many portraits and busts on display.

Thank Nick V
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is one of the few places that is free to enter and an impressive history. You need to start at the basement level for a short film and old photos. This was a former bank, we were showed the back office and the vaults....More

Thank RogVA
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We were able to go in & see the Trumbull painting of George Washington. The lady in the office knew her stuff. She seemed to enjoy talking to those who came through. The A/C was a more than welcome respite! There was a short film...More

Thank scootervol
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