The Powder Magazine

79 Cumberland St.
Charleston, SC 29401- Map It
(843) 722-9350

AAA Editor Notes

The Powder Magazine, 79 Cumberland St., was constructed 1713 during Charleston's proprietary period to store powder and weapons for the defense of the settlement. Reputed to be the oldest public building in the Carolinas, the restored magazine features artifacts and exhibits dealing with Colonial history. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
$5; $2 (ages 6-12); $10 (family).
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. 1-4.