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Aiken-Rhett House Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

48 Elizabeth St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA


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About Aiken-Rhett House Museum

The Gov. William Aiken House was built in 1820 at 48 Elizabeth Street, in the Wraggborough neighborhood of Charleston. The house is considered to be the best-preserved complex of antebellum domestic structures in Charleston.

Attractions Near Aiken-Rhett House Museum

The Charleston Museum
The Charleston Museum0.22km from Aiken-Rhett House Museum

One of the oldest museums in the United States, located in the Wraggborough neighborhood in Charleston. Its highly regarded collection includes historic artifacts, natural history, decorative arts and two historic Charleston houses.

Joseph Manigault House
Joseph Manigault House0.28km from Aiken-Rhett House Museum

This is a historic house museum at 350 Meeting Street in Charleston built in 1803. It was nationally significant as a well-executed and preserved example of Adam style architecture. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1973.

Marion Square
Marion Square0.51km from Aiken-Rhett House Museum

Marion Square is a green space in downtown Charleston. was established as a parade ground for the state arsenal under construction on the north side of the square. It is best known as the former Citadel Green. It is one of the famous hangout place in Charleston.

South Carolina Aquarium
South Carolina Aquarium0.87km from Aiken-Rhett House Museum

Located on the historic Charleston Harbor. It is home to more than ten thousand plants and animals. The largest exhibit in the zoo is the Great Ocean Tank, which extends from the first to the third floor of the Aquarium and is the deepest tank in North America. There are also so many wonders in and around this place.

KKBE- Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim
KKBE- Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim1.04km from Aiken-Rhett House Museum

one of the oldest Jewish congregations in the United States founded in 1749. The congregation is nationally significant as the place where ideas resembling Reform Judaism were first evinced. It meets in an architecturally significant 1840 Greek Revival synagogue located at 90 Hasell

Unitarian Church in Charleston
Unitarian Church in Charleston1.43km from Aiken-Rhett House Museum

The Unitarian Church in Charleston, home to a Unitarian Universalist congregation, is an historic church located at 4 Archdale Street in Charleston. It is "the oldest Unitarian church in the South" and is a National Historic Landmark.

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Charleston County is located in the U.S. state of South Carolina along the Atlantic coast. It was the third-most populous county in South Carolina.