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Middleton Place Garden, House, and Stableyards

. Description:  The focus is on the extensive gardens and stableyards, which feature craftspeople and buildings necessary for the functioning of a large estate.  Tours of the main house are also available.
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4300 Ashley River Rd
Charleston, SC 29414

Parent Organization
Middleton Place Foundation
Phone 843 556-6020
Toll Free 800 782-3608
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Garden & Stableyards Year Round, Daily 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5
House Museum  10-4:30 1:30-4:30 10-4:30 10-4:30 10-4:30 10-4:30 10-4:30
Edmonston-Alston House (on the Battery in Charleston) 10-4:30 1:30-4:30 10-4:30 10-4:30 10-4:30 10-4:30 10-4:30
Season Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
As of MAR 2008





Gardens & Stableyards  6 & under free  7-15 $5  $25    
House Museum, Gardens & Stableyards   $15 $35    
Edmonton-Alston House Tour    $6  $6    
Special Fees: Spend the Day Package $45 adult, $30 chil
Additional Group Info:
Special Tours & Pricing:
above tours with 45 minute carriage tour $33 & $39 for adults & $18 &  $28 for 7-15 year old
Reservation Contact:
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Extensive gardens, and craft activities in the stableyards, all on a self-guided tour, with a booklet and map provided on entry.  The house tour also provides a self-guiding brochure with a description of the rooms.  In the Stableyards, costumed craft people and volunteers explain life and work.  
Big Events: Suggested Stay: 2 hour garden & Stableyards, 30 minutes house
Period Type of Site Plantation
Buildings: plantation, stableyards buildings, freedman's house, 
Interpreters: Craftspeople: weaving, carpentry, pottery, blacksmithing, coopering
Special Programs:
Kid Friendly:
On Site Amenities:
Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Restaurant Middleton Place Restaurant Lunch 11-1 
Dinner 6-9 
regional cuisine (she-crab soup, hoppin' john, gumbo)
Shopping Shop Merchandise Hours
Name Middleton Place Museum Shop Books, jewelry, specialty foods, craft items handcrafted on-site  10 - 5 daily, fax orders available
Sleeping Description

Capacity/ Availability

Reservations/ Contact

Inn at Middleton Place Rooms overlook Ashley River, fireplaces, free admission to house and gardens 55 rooms 843 556-0500
800 543-4774


Availability Contact
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Nearby Places to Stay:

Campground at James Island County Park 871 Riverland Dr
Charleston SC  29412
843 795-7275

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Middleton Inn 4290 Ashley River Road
Charleston SC 29414
843 556-0500
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