Kid Friendly Guide to Charleston

John Rutledge House Inn’s Top 5 Kid Friendly Attractions

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1South Carolina Aquarium

scaquarium.org

100 AQUARIUM WHARF | 1.3 MILES

Located on the Charleston Harbor, the South Carolina Aquarium is home of more than ten thousand plants and animals from local and national wildlife.

2Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry

explorecml.org

25 ANN ST. | 1.1 MILES

This museum has nine hands-on interactive exhibits for under-10 kids including a life-size pirate ship and two-story medieval castle.

3Mace Brown Museum of Natural History

geology.cofc.edu

202 CALHOUN ST. | 0.8 MILES

Located on the second floor of the School of Sciences and Mathematics Building on the College of Charleston Campus. The museum displays nearly 1,000 fossils including a reconstruction of the extinct shark Megalodon.

1 VENDUE RANGE | 0.5 MILES

One of the most visited parks in Charleston, this park has walking paths and benches looking over the Charleston Harbor. During the warmer months, this park has two splash fountains that children and adults of all ages can cool off in.

5Gadsdenboro Park

charlestonparksconservancy.org

303 CONCORD ST. | 1.2 MILES

Vast public green space with sports fields and children friendly amenities with nautical-themed playground, game tables, and boccie court located near the South Carolina Aquarium.

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