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Chester County Historical Society Museum

Chester County Historical Society Museum

Olde English District

Olde English District

Chester County Historical Society Museum houses notable collections of Native American artifacts, firearms from the Revolutionary era to the present, period costumes and relics from the Civil War, and a recreated late 18th-century parlor of Samuel McAliley in a 1914 jail behind the county courthouse. The museum also has the Henry O. Nichols Photography Collection with images spanning seven decades (1911 - 1991). The Chester County Historical Society restored of four 10 pound Confederate Made Parrott Guns found here in Chester. Two can be seen downtown, one is fireable (The Famous Chester Gun) and used for events, the other was donated and can be seen at the State Museum in Columbia. Blue Star Museum!
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107 McAliley ST,
Chester, SC 29706
(803) 385-2332
Info & Amenities
I-77 exit 65 to SC9W. Travel 11 miles to downtown Chester. The Historical Society is behind the courthouse. Trans. Museum: same as above but continue down Wylie two blocks, Museum on right at railroad.
$5; students and seniors $3 ; under 12 free School Groups Free. Tour Group Rates Available
Checks Accepted
Civil War
Days and Hours of Operation
Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 3pm
Days and Holidays Closed
All Federal and State Holidays
Revolutionary War