Guided Tour of the Calhoun Mansion in Charleston

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Get an inside look at the famous Calhoun Mansion, Charleston's ornate reminder of the Gilded Age. Walk through an enchanted garden, stroll through two floors of luxury living, and learn the history behind it all.
Duration:  1hr
Cancellation:  2.0hrs
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Highlights

  • Travel back in time to the Gilded Age on a guided tour of the Calhoun Mansion, a Victorian house built in the 1800s
  • Walk through the outdoor garden after the indoor tour and enjoy the calm serenity of the lush greenery and colorful flowers
  • Explore the two floors as you weave in and out of the many rooms where the family once slept and dined
  • Hear stories about the mansion’s history from your knowledgeable guide, who points out can’t-miss items

What's Included

  • Thirty-five minute guided tour

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577 Ratings
5 Star
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4 Star
11 %
3 Star
5 %
2 Star
4 %
1 Star
1 %
Cormac
Mar 16, 2020
Mark
Mar 14, 2020
Tour guide knowledge
Mary
Mar 13, 2020
Matt
Mar 11, 2020
Great tour! Knowledgeable guide and beautiful museum!
Diane
Mar 11, 2020
Out guide was very knowledgeable and answered many diverse questions from group.
David
Mar 8, 2020
Jen
Mar 6, 2020
Nancy
Mar 6, 2020
Fascinating history of the home and an amazing collection of art. Wish we could have taken a few pictures in the home (ie, of the “sake” chandelier).
James
Mar 3, 2020
A beautiful mansion but should not be characterized as a museum. There were so many “expensive” collectibles that they distracted from the mansion and each art item or collectible. Museums would rotate the collectibles so only 25% are displayed at any one time. This would allow visitors time to appreciate both the mansion and collectibles/art rather than be overwhelmed by all the “stuff.”
Stevie
Mar 1, 2020

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Meeting location:  16 Meeting St

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