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  Charleston
  Avery Research Center for African American History
 
College of Charleston
  66 George Street
  Charleston SC 29424    
  Phone  843 953-7609
  Web Site  http://www.cofc.edu/avery/museum.htm
 
Description  research center holds several galleries including recreated 19th century                         classroom, two rotating exhibit galleries, exhibits, and auditorium
  
Type of Resource         Museum
 
Primary Focus  History Resource
  Group Identity  African American
  Research /Reading  Library
  New or Updated:  07/17/2003 

Charleston
Best Friend of Charleston Museum
456 King Street
Charleston SC 29403
Phone 803 973-7269
Web Site www.charleston.net/org/railroad/
Description replica of first train built in America, located behind city visitor center, which is in depot
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Railroad
Building Type Depot
Era 1830
Owner/Operator: Charleston Chapter NRHS

  South Carolina
 
Charleston
 
Charleston Museum
 
360 Meeting Street
 
Charleston   SC   29403    
 
Phone   843 722-2996
 
Web Site  http://www.charlestonmuseum.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@charlestonmuseum.org
 
Description  founded 1773, cultural & natural history
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Natural History
 
Collection N-Z  Taxidermy
 
Collection N-Z  Silver
 
New or Updated:   3/30/2004

  Charleston
 
Children's Museum - Low Country
 
25 Ann Street
 
Charleston  SC  29401    
 
Phone   843 853-8962
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://www.charleston.net/stories/070903/loc_09exhibit.shtml
 
Description  first exhibit opened  2003
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Children
 
Collection A-F Fishing
 
New or Updated:   3/31/2004

South Carolina
Charleston
Cold War Submarine Memorial Foundation
PO Box 31913
Charleston SC 29417
Phone
Web Site
http://www.cwsmf.org/
E-mail
mailto:yeoman@cwsmf.org
Description
organization hopes to build a memorial to submarines at Patriot's Point in Charleston
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
Industry /Profession Naval

  Charleston
 
Confederate Museum Charleston
 
188 Meeting Street
 
PO Box 31435
 
Charleston  SC   29417 
 
Phone   843 723-1541
 
Web Site  http://www.csa-scla.org/articles/ConfederateMuseum.htm
 
Description  occupies second floor of Market Hall
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Owner/Operator:  United Daughter of the Confederacy
 
New or Updated:  4/2/2004

South Carolina
Charleston
Gibbes Museum of Art
135 Meeting Street
Charleston SC 29401
Phone 843 722-2706
Web Site www.gibbes.com
Description focus on American art, portrait collection, rotating exhibits
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Collection N-Z Portraits

Charleston
John Rivers Communication Museum
College of Charleston
58 George Street
Charleston SC 29424
Phone 843 953-5810
Web Site http://www.cofc.edu/~jrmuseum/
E-mail mailto:jrmuseum@cofc.edu
Description recorded voice, radio, television, telephones, magic lantern
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Technology
Industry /Profession Telecommunications

South Carolina
Charleston
South Carolina Historical Society
100 Meeting Street
Charleston SC  29401
Phone
843 723-3225
Web Site
www.tyler.net/schs/
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Research /Reading Library

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