Take the Kids on an Adventure at the Local Charleston Children’s Museum!

The Holy City has something for everyone to enjoy; from world-class dining to American historical landmarks, our city is at the crossroads of many great things! Even the kids have activities they can enjoy. One of the best attractions for kids is the Charleston Children’s Museum! the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry is focused on providing a fun and educational experience for children from birth to 10 years old. In this blog, we will explore the museum and all the fun that awaits the kids! For even more Charleston ideas, download our Destination Guide! Inside, you’ll find all of the top attractions in the area. Now, get the kids ready! 

Charleston Children’s Museum 

Museum Background 

Established in 2003, the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry is a non-profit organization that provides children with an exciting and educational experience. The museum features several exhibits that target different learning areas. From the dedicated art room to the mini Publix shopping experience, each one offers children the opportunity to gain an understanding of basic science, art, and environmental concepts. Overall, the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry is to spark imagination and stimulate curiosity through the power of play. Learn more about their mission on their website! Admission for children under 12 months old is free; tickets are $13 for South Carolina residents and $15 for non-residents. 

Where Is the Museum Located?

The museum is located in downtown Charleston on Ann Street. It is located centrally, so no matter when you visit, you’ll be in downtown Charleston with plenty of things to do before or after your visit! Be sure to plan for parking and ensure you and your child wear comfortable outfits!  


The museum features several exhibits that are perfect for any age! Infants and toddlers can enjoy their playspace with plenty of opportunities to develop motor skills, or older children can experience the private ship and learn more about teamwork and the history of Charleston! The museum has eight interactive exhibits to enjoy, so endless possibilities exist. Check them all out for even more ideas. 


Are you staying in Charleston a little longer? Register the kids for a camp experience! Best of all, the camps occur year-round, so bring the kids to their Summer Camp or Winter Wonderland Camp. No matter your choice, your child will enjoy the weekly themed activities and the opportunities to meet other children! Your kids will love this fun, any of the fun and interactive camps! 

After Experiencing the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry, Stay With Charleston Coast Vacations!

Taking the entire family on a Charleston vacation is easy with us! Our homes are located in the beautiful coastal communities surrounding Charleston! Isle of PalmsSullivan’s Island, and Folly Beach all offer different flavors and unique experiences! Choose your favorite and enjoy amenities such as pet-friendly homes and homes with pools to make your stay even more relaxing! We even have monthly rentals to accommodate a more extended Charleston getaway. We can’t wait to welcome you and the kids to Charleston for a much-needed vacation! 

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