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Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site

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Free Entry to This Attraction with a Pass

Adult: $10 without Pass
Child: $6 without Pass

Why You Should Go


Reservations are NOT required. You can visit anytime they are open. Just present your Pass ID number at the gate!

The birthplace of the Carolinas, Established in 1670!

Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site sits on a marshy point, located off of the Ashley River, where a group of English settlers landed in 1670 and established what would become the birthplace of the Carolina colony. Charles Towne Landing introduces visitors to the earliest colonial history of Charleston. Interact with hands-on exhibits in the Visitor Center, talk to knowledgeable staff members, and take an audio tour on the self-guided history trail.


  • Guests can step aboard and tour the Adventure, Charleston’s only 17th-century replica sailing ship.
  • Natural habitat zoo (the only zoo in Charleston area): See otters, bears, big cats, bison and more at the Animal Forest natural habitat zoo.
  • Fireable cannons that are fired on the 1st Saturday of each month.
  • 80 acres of gardens, with an elegant live oak alley and the Legare-Waring House.
  • Miles of trails for walking, biking and exploring.
  • Bicycles welcome or you can rent them on-site.
  • Pets welcome if leashed.

Park is closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

1500 Old Towne Road
Charleston, SC 29407

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