Charleston Museum offers up freebie for International Museum Day

Image by Flickr user kmoliver Image by 20090518-hunley.jpg The Hunley replica marks the familiar museum.

Visit the Charleston Museum for International Museum Day on May 18 (that's today) and receive Audubon: The Charleston Connection for free.

The Charleston Museum is America's first museum founded in 1773. Its mission is 'to preserve and interpret the cultural and natural history of Charleston and the South Carolina Lowcountry. 'Audubon: The Charleston Connection' is a heavily illustrated description of James Audubon's time spent in Charleston.

The Charleston Museum is located at 360 Meeting Street and tickets are $10. -- Hurry, as the museum closes at 5.