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Mace Brown Museum of Natural History

**The College of Charleston and Museum will be closed for the holidays from Friday, December 23rd and will re-open on Tuesday, January 3rd. Happy Holidays!**

Location: 202 Calhoun Street (School of Sciences and Mathematics Building) - 2nd floor

Hours:  Daily (including weekends) from 11-4 except for Wednesdays 

Admission:  Free! Donations welcome!

Contact:  843.953.3967

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The Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences is home to a Natural History Museum that displays more than 3,000 fossil specimens.  The displays include: Dinosaurs, Crinoids, Oligocene Mammals of North America, Mosasaurs, Cave Bears, Pleistocene Mammals of the Carolinas, Fossil Shark’s Teeth Through Time, Ocean Life Through Time, Fossil Plants, “Megalodon” Shark Jaw, Freshwater Fishes, and Fossils of Mammoths and Mastodons.  The museum is open to the public, and is manned by geology majors who work as student docents who can deliver guided tours. Groups that would like to schedule a tour of the museum should call 843.953.3967 (Museum direct line), or email

As the museum continues to grow, your support is greatly appreciated! Please choose "other" when donating and use fund number R548 when you visit the Foundation giving page.  If you have unique ways to contribute to this wonder museum, please contact Phillip Manning or Sarah Michalies.

View our museum brochure here.

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