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Address: 350 Meeting St, Charleston, SC
Phone Number: +1 843-722-2996
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Historic mansion that is open to the public.

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Historical Charleston Tour with Optional Joseph Manigault House Visit
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A good add on to the Charleston Museum

We purchased a package that allows access to the Charleston museum, the Joseph Manigault house and the Heyword-Washington house. This house and family have a lot of history in the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 September 2016
Marc M
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Midland, MI
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Holtsville
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21 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Was ok,learned things I didn't know.Guide was very good,very informative.If your in Charleston to learn alot about the area its a must

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Midland, MI
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We purchased a package that allows access to the Charleston museum, the Joseph Manigault house and the Heyword-Washington house. This house and family have a lot of history in the Charleston area. Be forewarned that there is only one room in the house that is air conditioned. The tour lasts a half of an hour and is very informative. The... More 

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Spain
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101 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Although no architectural gem from the outside, the guided tour is thorough and the knowledgeable guides provide valuable insight into life in 19th century Charleston, despite dwelling a little too much on the, albeit interesting artefacts on display.

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Thank geoffwellard
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60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

While the home does have some pretty features such as delicate carvings on the fireplaces as well as matching opposite architecture, it is not opulent or spectacular in design. Of more interest are the stories told by the tour guide which touch on the history of the house, the family members who resided within its walls and what happened to... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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190 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We enjoyed the tour through this home. It is a worthwhile tour but is pretty expensive as is the case with a lot of Charleston. We bought the combination ticket with the Heyward house which helped. They were both interesting houses.

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Suwanee, Georgia
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I enjoyed this tour the best and found the architecture most interesting. It has numerous valuable artifacts and all have interesting stories. The guides were knowledgeable and friendly and did an outstanding job. I purchased a multiple site ticket and saved money. Well worth the price.

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Thank 747bobn
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53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The house and furnishings are beautiful. Period pieces, many original to the house. Overall a worthwhile tour. A warning, only one room has a/c.

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Savannah, Georgia
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

This house is loaded with some very unique moldings and art work. Lots of history and good docents make this a must see for those who like the stories that go along with the building.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Great tour, great information and one of the oldest houses left in the city. Some of the original family's collection are on display, and the grounds are beautiful. The tour guide was great and it was not overpriced.

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Thank Amy W
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived several minutes before the tour was supposed to start with the thinking that we needed to get tickets and be ready to go. We were told to continue waiting on the porch. The door opened again right on the dot. It took a few minutes to get tickets... maybe that was why the tour guide was in such... More 

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