Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon, Charleston

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After Charleston fell to the British during the Revolutionary War, they used Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon as a barracks and military prison. Built in 1771 as an Exchange and Customs House, the historic building now offers guided tours with costumed interpreters that cover the three floors of the building. Learn about Charleston history during the Colonial and Revolutionary eras as guides recount tales of the dungeons, pirates, and patriots that lived within the walls. You can also admire the Palladian architecture and see the sites George Washington visited during his weeklong stay in 1791. You can plan Charleston trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • This was well worth the price of admission which was very reasonable! The artifacts are very cool and the history of the building is fascinating! We've visited several tourist attractions while...  more »
  • Interesting history and cool place to visit. Top two floors are exhibits and placards to read about people and places. Basement dungeon tour is guided by knowledgable staff. Enjoyable and you can.....  more »

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