Established in 1938, the Old Slave Mart Museum is Charleston’s oldest museum of African American history and the first museum on the history of slavery in the United States. Located in the heart of downtown Charleston, the museum is housed in a portion of the city’s last major slave market. Today, the Old Slave Mart Museum is owned and operated by the City of Charleston and is dedicated to sharing the story of the domestic slave trade.
Mon. through Sat. – 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.
Sun. – Closed All Day
General Admission – $8
Child (7-12) – $5
Child (0-6) – Free
Military & Senior – $6
Teacher & Student (with ID) – $5
Face masks are required to tour the facility.