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Charleston Visitor Center

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Address: 375 Meeting St, Directly Above This Address It Lists Charleston, WV, Instead Of SC., Charleston, SC 29403-6238
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+1 800-774-0006
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:00
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Offers maps and a gift shop.

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Definitely worth the stop

Offers discount pricing on many tours. Air conditioned! Clean restrooms. Can book a number of tours here. Has a stop for the free bus around the area right outside. Be sure... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Niagara On The Lake
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Offers discount pricing on many tours. Air conditioned! Clean restrooms. Can book a number of tours here. Has a stop for the free bus around the area right outside. Be sure to confirm location of tour starts...We were told to go to ghost tour office instead of tour location and just made it for the tour. Everyone here was nice... More 

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Ivanhoe, North Carolina
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26 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The visitor center is very large and broken into different categories of things to do, like lodging, dining, history, etc. The center staff are very knowledgable and can help you with any questions you may have. All of the Dash trolleys stop here as well.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I'm sure if the lines were long, our experience would have been different, but we went to the Visitor's Center around 4:00, when we first arrived in Charleston, and there were NO lines. Our representative was very helpful, patient and gave opinions, but tried not to favor. There are also DISCOUNTS given here that you can't get elsewhere -- for... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Parking is a bit tight with an oversized vehicle but the visitor center has knowledgeable staff and a plethora of information available - and great advice too!

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Albemarle, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know if the gentleman was just ill informed or what, but he did not help us and was very rude.

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Flushing, Michigan
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This should be your first stop to make reservations for tours of plantations, Fort Sumter or the Sound of Charleston. Very helpful staff, clean restrooms and an informative movie about Charleston. Nice items available in the gift shop, cold drinks and lots of helpful brochures.

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Michigan
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415 reviews
143 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Centrally located in the heart of Charleston. Can walk to the Market, Harbor and Historic areas. Can get tours here. Picked up a book ($7.05) on with there walking tours. Did two and thoroughly enjoyed the walking tours. Book explained well and could easily follow the streets. Very educational about historic buildings. The consultant at the visitor center was helpful,... More 

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Cumming, Georgia
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49 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at the welcome center was very helpful and friendly. You can purchase tickets for the tours offered in Charleston.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Above referenced parking. Just not ADA friendly, see parking lot, although with handicapped sticker parking is free. Bathroom stalls tiny, handicapped bathroom way down the hall. Need to either go up steps to get in building or walk around building to get to ramp. There are a number of brochures inside, did not see any coupons. They will make reservations... More 

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Thornwood, New York
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65 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every spring we visit Charleston. Although we know it pretty well by now we still stop here and always learn something new. You can also get discounts for a few places and the staff are very friendly and knowledgeable

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