Camden Archives & Museum

Camden Archives & Museum
1314 Broad St., Camden

Opened in 1915, the Camden Archives & Museum was built with money donated by the Scottish-American businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.

Due to its extensive and diverse collection of artifacts, local historical and genealogical records, the Archives is recognized as one of the finest geneological research facilities in South Carolina.  With both permanent and loaned collections on display in the museum wing, a visit to the Archives & Museum is always an enriching experience.  Admission is free.

Monday through Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Closed on Sundays and on major holidays.


1314 Broad Street, Camden

(803) 425-6050

Home of the Ross E. Beard Gun Collection - "one of the best gun collections in the South."