Middleton Place

Education Program

Middleton Place Foundation offers specially structured programming to meet the needs of visiting schools, camps, and other youth organizations.  Site visits are customized to meet the individual goals or curriculum standards requested by the educator or group organizer.

All educational programming at Middleton Place is aligned to South Carolina Department of Education Academic Standards.  Themes that may be addressed during a site visit include: Plantation Life, Slavery in early United States history, the American Revolution, the Civil War, Low Country Rice Culture, South Carolina history, 18th and 19th century domestic skills and material culture, botany and horticulture, as well as animal husbandry and agriculture.

Prior to booking a visit, please download and review the available programming here >> 

Notice that all Middleton Place education programs are divided into categories: tours, activities and available options.  All tours and activities are included in general admission.  However additional options, including tours of the House Museum at Middleton Place and carriage rides, do carry additional fees.  Tours of the Edmondston-Alston House, located in historic downtown Charleston, are also available. 

For pricing information or to schedule a visit, please contact the Director of Public Programming at (843) 556-6020.

Home School Groups
Middleton Place welcomes home school groups. All of the same opportunities outlined in the education programming information packet are available to home school student groups of 15 students or more. For more information, please contact the Director of Public Programming.

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts
With advance notice, programming may be designed for visiting Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops to accomplish specific badge requirements. For more information, please contact the Director of Public Programming.

College Level Architecture and Design Groups
Middleton Place and The Inn at Middleton Place (designed and executed by W.G. Clark and Charles Menefee of Charleston) provide an excellent study in contrast of various building styles. For more information, please contact the Director of Public Programming. 
Read about the 25th anniversary of The Inn at Middleton Place here >>

Making Reservations
Site visits may be scheduled with the Director of Public Programming any time between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Please book visits at least a month in advance. Groups that wish to visit Middleton Place or the Edmondston-Alston House during the spring are encouraged to reserve a date well in advance of this busy season due to the limited availability of dates.

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