This 107-acre outdoor museum complex offers a view of South Carolina back-country life during the Colonial and Revolutionary War periods. The site features two c1825 log houses with exhibits, the restored c1790 Craven House and the restored c1800 McCaa's Tavern. The reconstructed Kershaw-Cornwallis House served as British headquarters during the 1780-1781 Southern Campaign. Picnic facilities, a nature trail, and a fishing pond are available with admission or membership A variety of local crafts, books, traditional children's toys and other special gift selections are found in the museum gift shop.
Historic Camden also manages the Camden Battlefield and Longleaf Pine Preserve, located a few miles north of town.
Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Monday: Closed to the public. Groups by appointment only.
Closed major holidays.
$5.00 to site. Guided tours at 10:30 and 2:30 (subject to availablility) are an additional $5.00. Military / student / senior discounts available. Historic houses available for rental.
222 Broad Street, Camden
Located 1.4 miles from Exit 98/1-20 on US Hwy 521 North towards Camden.