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The Calhoun Mansion

16 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-2724
+1 843-722-8205
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One of Charleston's architectural treasures, this historic mansion owned by George Walton Williams transports visitors back in time.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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16 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-2724
Charlestowne
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+1 843-722-8205
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Reviewed 23 July 2015

We travelled with friends from out of the country to Charleston, SC. Our friends were looking forward to visiting the south and experiencing the southern culture. My husband and I visited Calhoun Mansion years ago, and appreciated its charm and history. It no longer has...More

2  Thank Cheryle L
Reviewed 22 July 2015

You may say a classic horder lives here, but it is so much more! Every room is filled to excess with collectibles of all kinds. Your mind has a hard time getting around to the excesses throughout the house. Well maintained, wonderful docents, and an...More

2  Thank Pete R
Reviewed 20 July 2015

This tour was okay. The house is a cluster mess and every room is roped off so you just get a peek and information. The tour guide was a nice young man and had a lot of information but definitely not a must see attraction.:(

3  Thank SHANNONCOOK
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

My sister and I went on the tour. What an amazing home filled with the most unusual and beautiful collections. Frankie was a great tour guide! The $16 admission fee was a great value. A huge thank you to the owners for opening up your...More

2  Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Unbelievable home and collection. Our tour guide, Frankie, was very well informed about the home and the many items within. Thank you to the current owners for allowing us to tour and view your beautiful home.

1  Thank marnsaz
Reviewed 14 July 2015

A bit of everything in this place. We had a wonderful tour guide who seemed to know everything. There is an very interesting history to this mansion. Although really not that old, there is a great story here. The house is eloquent but stuffed and...More

1  Thank George R
Reviewed 13 July 2015

I have been through my share of national museums houses, but this was the best. Yes there is a LOT to see, and the architecture and history are amazing. However, by far the coolest idea, was the owner actually lives in the house and in...More

1  Thank Hambidge4
Reviewed 13 July 2015

We were walking toward the battery in Charleston when we came across the Calhoun Mansion. We immediately knew we needed to take a tour of this mansion. After seeing how plantation life was the day before, it was fascinating to see how people lived in...More

2  Thank Erin S
Reviewed 11 July 2015

It's a nice walk down meeting street from the center of the city, but you won't have to wait long for your tour since they take place every half-hour. This tour is of this private home which is occupied on the top floor and basement...More

Thank MeetUsAtTheCorner
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

90% of the 30 minute, $16 tour was discussions about the current owners and THEIR stuff. There was NO original furniture, portraits, no kitchen, baths...And I don't know how anyone can live in such clutter; antiques everywhere. They were all beautiful. And they were all...More

Thank LINDA M
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