Camden Archives & Museum

Camden Archives & Museum, 1314 Broad St.
Turning Points: The Battles of Camden is open in the Whiteley Room
The Archives & Museum is open to visitors. The following procedures will be followed:
1) Visitors and staff shall wear masks
2) Visitors and staff shall maintain social distance
3) Building occupancy shall be limited to no more than 25 visitors at a time

The Camden Archives & Museum preserves and exhibits the history of Camden, SC and Kershaw County. Join us to discover more about the lives of the people who made Camden home.

Due to its extensive and diverse collection of artifacts, local historical and genealogical records, the Archives is recognized as one of the finest genealogical research facilities in South Carolina.  Visitors to the museum can view both permanent and rotating exhibits on Kershaw County and the City of Camden's rich history.  Artifacts on display are as diverse as Native American items, china from Camden's great hotels, and  Ruffian's halter.  Our changing exhibit gallery presents a fresh look at Camden's history.

Monday through Friday: 8:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Closed on Sundays and on major holidays.


1314 Broad Street, Camden

(803) 425-6050 or (803) 425-6174


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