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Old Slave Mart Museum

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Old Slave Mart Museum

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Ben-Tzion wrote a review Dec 2020
130 contributions49 helpful votes
They insist on wearing those masks that don't help anyone, so that's a point off for us. Good visit though.. It's not exactly an extensive museum, but it does contain information that is important for everyone to know. Worth visiting.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Jessica R wrote a review Dec 2020
72 contributions14 helpful votes
Small, but a required visit in Charleston to understand the horrors of slavery and the slave trip. Important to acknowledge the history of the people's whose labor made all those fancy houses possible.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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PoppaP54 wrote a review Dec 2020
Middletown, Delaware280 contributions106 helpful votes
Following a guided tour of the older section of Charleston, my wife and I made our way back to The Old Slave Mart Museum. It is a relatively small facility, with friendly staff and a quite reasonable admission fee. Displays are easily understood, and shed light on an aspect of the slave trade of which I had little prior exposure or knowledge. Sixty minutes should allow for a non-hurried experience. It is worth a visit.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Nils R wrote a review Nov 2020
Aero, Denmark29 contributions8 helpful votes
Mostly a museum where you read posters and unfortunately you don’t get a good feel for the, relatively small space, where slaves were traded. Information boards were good and the limited artifacts illustrative. We just felt that maybe you could just as well have read it at home...
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Date of experience: November 2020
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brewer888 wrote a review Nov 2020
Morrison, Tennessee188 contributions112 helpful votes
This tour takes you through the years of slavery. From the time they arrived to the time they were sold to the Plantations. I learned a lot that I had never heard before.
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