Experience Life One Billion Years Ago Right in the Heart of Charleston (And It’s Free)

By Mark A. Leon

Every wonder what the Earth looked like at the beginning or what life would have been like 500 million years ago?? Ever really put your life in perspective looking at the big picture?? Ever want to be face to face with a Giant Bear or Killer Fish?? All these can come true right in the heart of downtown Charleston, SC and the College of Charleston at the Mace Brown Natural History Museum.

In case you didn’t notice in the title, it is free.

From 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM Daily (Except Wednesdays), you can experience 3 Billion Years of Evolution in one remarkable exhibit.? Some may think this is great for just the kids and these people will be mistaken.? This exhibit caters to children, students and adults alike.? It is situated in two rooms on one floor so if you are worried about the attention span of the little ones, you have no need to fret.? This is a small museum, but filled with so many fascinating artifacts and knowledge.

If you are a local or a tourist, we encourage everyone to experience one of the greatest collections in the city.? This museum will educate, excite and tap into your inner curiosity about existence and co-existence.

If we didn’t peak you interest, follow us through this gallery of images and see for yourself how much fun you can have at the Mace Brown Natural History Museum located at 202 Calhoun Street, across from Addlestone Library





















Now go discover your inner Indiana Jones.