US $23

2-Hour Black History Tour of Charleston

Journey to the 17th and 18th centuries South for an exploration of the African-American experience in Charleston. Take a guided tour through the city, visiting landmarks and listening to fascinating stories.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Cancellation: 1 hour in advance.

What You Will Do

  • Tour Charleston with a knowledgeable guide, who teaches you about the history of African Americans in the city
  • Check out Charles Towne from the comfort of your tour van, spotting African-American landmarks from centuries ago
  • Listen to stories of the area's history, beginning with the era of slavery, and leading up to emancipation and beyond
  • Discover the history behind Gullah culture and uncover the role the Underground Railroad played in the city

What's Included

  • Guided tour
  • Van transportation

Additional Information

  • This is an interactive tour. Please come casual. Guests are encouraged to engage in healthy discussion and communication of slavery and the process of forging ones freedom in Charles Towne. Tour is not wheelchair accessible. Tours take place in a 15 passenger van. Please, no smoking, no eating or alcoholic beverages in the van. Tours do not stop for shopping in the city market. Service pets are allowed.

  • Tours take place rain or shine. Full refund for cancellations made one hour prior to the start of the tour.

Customer Reviews

Verified Reviews
  • 32 Ratings

  • Brian

Very in depth tour. Knowledge and history of area was outstanding! Highly recommended.

May 10, 2019

  • Katherine

WOW!! Mr Franklin was so knowledgeable and very well versed on the history of Charleston!! I am so glad I chose his tour. We take a tour of every city we visit and he was hands down the best. He was able to provide of with stories of historic sites, accurate African-American history and the history of surrounding plantations. I would take his tour 10 more times if we were still in the city. His tour was the highlight of our trip!!

April 3, 2019
375 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
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