Floor Plan

The Avery Research Center is a three-storied facility located a few blocks from the main campus at the College of Charleston. In addition to housing its staff and storage facilities for collections, the facility houses a variety of meeting rooms and exhibits. Access to the Center is located on the parking lot entrance and is handicap accessible. An elevator is available and bathrooms are located on each floor.

First Floor
Administrative & Staff Offices
Phillis Wheatley Literary & Social Club Reading Room
SMART Classroom

Second Floor
Staff Offices
Changing Gallery
Library and Archives
Avery Classroom Permanent Exhibit- Avery: The Spirit that Would Not Die

Third Floor
Denmark Vesey Meeting Room
Benjamin and Jeanette Cox Gallery
McKinley Washington Auditorium

COVID-19 POLICIES: The Avery Research Center is NOT currently open for walk-in, guided tours. Researchers must schedule a consultation BEFORE making a research appointment.

OPEN HOUSE: The Avery Research Center currently offers self-guided tours on the second Wednesday of the month. Advance registration required.