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Charleston Jail History Tour

History Tours

See what history daylight reveals

Experience the foreboding Old City Jail in the reassuring light of day! Roam the inside of this eerie building to see what the daylight reveals on the walls of this 215-year-old jail. Learn about the inhumane conditions that inmates and imprisoned soldiers endured, and see where Charleston’s worst criminals lived and died.

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We’re happy to arrange private tours or build custom group tours for schools, corporate teams, non-profits, family reunions, and more. Simply contact us or call 843-722-8687 to book.

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21 Magazine St.
Charleston, SC 29401

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A portion of your ticket purchase is invested back into the properties we tour, ensuring that Charleston’s most historically significant landmarks, structures, sites, and stories endure. Thank you for your generous support.

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