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Charleston County Courthouse

84 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2201
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A nice surprise

We were walking around Charleston and came across the Court House which invites visitors. We are... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Tony C
Bedford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Surprise Find

My husband and I stopped in to take the tour of the courthouse because we happened to be walking by... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
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84 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2201
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We were walking around Charleston and came across the Court House which invites visitors. We are certainly glad we decided to have a look as you can walk around enjoying the history of the city. The Court house is still used but has been maintained...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 1 April 2017

My husband and I stopped in to take the tour of the courthouse because we happened to be walking by and saw the sign advertising a free self-guided tour. We spent about 20 minutes looking around the courthouse-it's beautifully preserved, and well worth a quick...More

Thank DRB5340
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The Charleston County Courthouse is one of the most important buildings in the state. It was first built in 1753 as the provincial capitol for the colony of South Carolina, and was reconstructed in 1792 after a fire. It was designed by Irish architect James...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The is the old courthouse at the corner of Broad Street and Meeting Street. The main courthouse is next door. The entrance is on the back side and you do have to go through metal detectors so don't take anything that will be confiscated. There...More

Thank Terrie J
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

An operational courthouse and museum wrapped into one. Free! Not that much to see though. No tour, no guide, a little video to watch but honestly not a big deal. Nice short historical visit.

Thank Shobeone
Reviewed 26 May 2016

The courthouse is next to a park we were in. We walked in to realize they have a black and white slide show on the main floor. History at it's best. Make sure to walk into the bathroom which is retro and immaculate.

Thank Ro D
Reviewed 15 February 2016

This historic courthouse is open to the pubic free of charge. You will go thr5ough a metal detector as the 3rd floor is an active court. The first 2 floors however are yours to wander and will really transport you back in time. The walls...More

1  Thank caperelli
Reviewed 1 October 2015

While visiting Charleston, we were told to check out the County Courthouse. There were interesting paintings and beautiful rooms and a chance to get out of the humidity for a while! :)

Thank ZeelandScoutMom
Reviewed 20 August 2015

As we were exploring the streets of Charleston we saw a sign that said Visitors Welcome. So we went inside. It was so great to get into the A/C and also find a nice bathroom. It is free and there are some fun rooms to...More

Thank Mikaela G
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Cool old historic building. Check out the old post office museum in it too. Just a few blocks to walk from the Market area.

Thank tonytsheng
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