Charles Towne Landing | Things to do in Charleston SC with Kids

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Today, this protected historic site and nature preserve interpret the story of the 17th century settlement. Charles Towne Landing has much to see and do including the Animal Forest, Living History and Archaeological sites, as well as many more attractions.

Animal Forest
The natural habitat zoo is home to many species of animals found in South Carolina when the first colonists arrived.

The Adventure ShipLiving History
The living History Department of Charles Towne landing helps our guests relate to the history of the original Charles Towne settlement from 336 years ago. Our staff interpret, interact and enlighten our visitors to the way of life of the colonist from 1670 Charles Towne.

Excavations at the park have provided clues to the daily lives of Native Americans, European settlers, and African slaves. The first excavations at the park were undertaken in 1967 and the archaeology program continues today.