Grand Tour of Calhoun Mansion in Charleston

75 Ratings

$75

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Travel back in time to the Gilded Age of riches and robber barons on this 90-minute guided tour of the famous Calhoun Mansion. See why this home is the jewel in the crown of the South with VIP access to the Italianate cupola.
Duration:  1hr 30mins
Cancellation:  2hrs
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Highlights

  • Bask in the opulence of the mansion’s Tiffany glass, 14-foot ceilings and astounding collection of original paintings
  • Go beyond the typical 2-story tour to explore every room in the house under the VIP “no ropes” tour policy—including access to the cupola, overlooking part of Charleston and the Cooper River
  • Discover the secret history behind every piece of art in the mansion’s vast collection
  • Wander through the stately gardens adorned with numerous statues and fountains

What's Included

  • Ninety-minute guided tour of the entire Calhoun Mansion, including cupola access

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Rachel
Sep 29, 2019
One of the best house tours ever! Ashley so informative. Feel like I could do tour again and see all new things. Would recommend it to anyone who loves history and antiques.
Jacqueline
Aug 22, 2019
It was a very thorough, unrushed presentation by a very knowledgable guide named Heather. She stopped at the end of each explanation to check for questions and we were able to linger and see items up close, behind the barrier ropes. That does not often happen.
Anne
Aug 11, 2019
We loved learning the history of the Calhoun Mansion and seeing the amazing antiques and art in the house. M

Location

Meeting location:  16 Meeting St

$75

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