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Drayton Hall

3380 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414-7126
+1 843-769-2600
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Unrestored Plantation Home

Drayton Hall is one of several plantations available for touring in the Charleston area. Guided... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Evelyn213
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Great historic home.

We took the house tour and our guide was great. The staff there was helpful. Site is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JeffB077
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Mocksville, North Carolina
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Circa 1738, Drayton Hall is the oldest unrestored plantation house in America still open to the public.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 03:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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3380 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414-7126
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Reviewed yesterday

Drayton Hall is one of several plantations available for touring in the Charleston area. Guided tour includes outdoor and indoor portions. Tour guide was informative and could answer all questions. House includes three stories so ability to climb stairs is a must. Outdoor garden area...More

Thank Evelyn213
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the house tour and our guide was great. The staff there was helpful. Site is experiencing some construction at the moment - not an issue with the visit - but more to come and more exhibits to round out the experience once the...More

Thank JeffB077
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are several choices of plantations to visit while in the Charleston area, but Drayton Hall is unique in several ways. The building is the original, one of very few to have survived the Civil War and fire. It also has been left alone so...More

Thank ddaborn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get a tour and walk the grounds ($22/adult) History is long and deep here. This home has survived any number of potential catastrophes. The house is unfurnished and bare. Not a horrible thing. You can focus on the architecture, detailing, story if the people who...More

Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I visited Drayton Hall. We both love history and so enjoyed the tour. The tour guide who took us through the house was very knowledgeable. My one disappointment with the house portion was that there are no furnishings left from the family...More

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit to understand the history of Charleston and the Region. It is easily reachable if you are staying in the city about a 15/20 mins drive away. Admission is reasonable with plenty of parking. Improvements are underway when we...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We knew what we were getting into when we went out to Drayton Hall -- just the house, no furniture, no air conditioning, etc.; so we weren't put off by that when we arrived. I enjoyed the tour -- our tour guide was very knowledgeable,...More

1  Thank Marilyn W
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This plantation was well maintained, and the guide gave a good talk of the history of the family. Suggest going to Magnolia Plantation the same day, very close by. They are undergoing renovation which they said would be finished at the end of the year.

1  Thank susanbF2259MA
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The restoration of this wonderful structure has been authentic and this character of this plantation home is charming. Don't expect shiny objects that fill up spaces. Observe the real "bones" of the building that make it so special.

1  Thank Kathie C
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Wife and I stayed at Middelton Place and visited here. Beautiful house and we enjoyed seeing the gardens, riverbanks, and armadillos .

Thank Brad Z
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pjfish2016
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Response from Ericka M | Reviewed this property |
Adult prices are $22. You can get a military or a AAA discount.
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