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Address: 350 Meeting St, Charleston, SC
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+1 843-722-2996
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
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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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Must-See Home

This is another of the very lovely period preserved stately homes in Charleston. Tickets required, but can be at a discount when purchased with others at the Visitor's Center... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 September 2016
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

If you're going to the museum, you should definitely add this house onto your ticket. It's right across from the museum, and it's not only gorgeous but also gives you a taste of life back in earlier times.

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Connecticut
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Conveniently located near the Visitor Center this home is restored to show life in the South in the 1800's for the well to do. The home was built in the early 1800's and is decorated accordingly. Our guide was knowledgeable and presented the home's history accordingly.

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dunlap, tn
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We toured with a group of 40 guests. Everyone enjoyed the tour and the narration by our guide. It gave us a feeling of what it was like to live in a mansion in the early 1800's. My wife and I had previously toured the home and we put it on our itinerary when we brought our group.

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lititz
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is another of the very lovely period preserved stately homes in Charleston. Tickets required, but can be at a discount when purchased with others at the Visitor's Center. Guided tour.

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Thank rick d
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The Manigault House is a must see for a window back to the pre-war south. The house and grounds are beautiful and the architecture is amazing. The museum has done wonderful job restoring this home to its former glory.

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Maleny, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is definitely worth a stop and look.We passed it many times as we walked along Meeting and Bay Street areas of the old town.

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Chester, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Visited using a three day passport. I recommend getting the passport especially if you want to see the plantations. The house is quite close to the visitor center on Meeting Street. Very limited air conditioning. The guided tour was informative and the architecture was very interesting. Recommended!

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Holtsville
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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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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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