The Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon

122 E Bay St, Charleston, South Carolina 29401 USA

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“Ghoulish prison of the Revolution”

Is the Old Exchange Building a fancy architectural jewel designed to house 18th-century assemblies? Or is it the ghoulish prison of the Revolution, the place where the martyr Isaac Hayne spent his last night? Or is it the place where George Washington greeted his fellow citizens? And there is no question that slaves were sold for close to a generation next to the very balcony from which the Declaration of Independence was read.

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Michael B.

Wow. For a nondescript building on the outside there so much of our history that happened in this one building and in the courtyard - both good and not so good to just bad. The Declaration of... Read more

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Brad H.

Educational and informative. The dungeon is something that is neat to see to understand history. I would skip the slave museum combo ticket though -but that is a separate venue/ review. The upper... Read more

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Lisa N.

This was a "why not, we here, may as well since it's included with our pass" stop and we're so glad we went in! The upstairs hall with the murals that tell you about the Declaration of... Read more

The Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon

122 E Bay St
Charleston, South Carolina
29401 USA

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  • Sun - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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