Tue - Sat 9am - 5pm
Sun 12pm - 5pm
PLAN YOUR VISIT
The Children's Museum of the Lowcountry is a non-profit organization whose mission is to engage young children's potential by inviting families of all backgrounds to explore environments and experiences that spark imagination and stimulate curiosity through the power of PLAY.
WHEN TO COME
CML is open Tuesdays - Saturdays from 9am - 5pm and Sundays from 12pm – 5pm. We are closed on Mondays for maintenance, with the exception of our holiday schedule.
MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO POLICY
CML routinely takes images and video for use by new media as well as in marketing and promotional materials and on CML's web and social media platforms. Please be advised that promotional images, video and audio may be captured during your visit to the Children's Museum of the Lowcountry. Entrance to the Museum constitutes acceptance of this policy. If your likeness cannot be used for CML promotional purposes, please alert the CML Front Desk staff upon arrival.
WHAT TO BRING
Admission to the Museum is $12 for everyone over the age of 12 months (adults and children), $10 for SC Residents and FREE for children under one-year-old. Your admission grants you access in and out of the Museum all day.
Change for Parking Meters
The CML Café offers a variety of snacks to cure those mid-morning and mid-afternoon cravings. From Cheese Its to Yogurt to Dippin Dots, we have your snacks covered.
Your Comfortable Clothes
CML hosts a full Art Room and a very fun water room. While we have smocks for both rooms and our paint is washable, you may want to leave your Sunday’s best at home…
CML is next to the Visitor Center in downtown Charleston at:
Directions from I26S
Directions from 17N
Directions from 17S
WHERE TO PARK
The City provides a number of metered parking spaces around the Museum for $0.75/hour.
There are two parking garages on either side of the Museum. The garages cost $2.00/hour.
WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU GET HERE
The Museum has nine different exhibits that are sure to keep you and your family entertained for hours. The museum is self-guided and the exhibits are all driven by family interaction and imagination.