Middleton Place is open daily 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.  The Restaurant at Middleton Place will be closed for lunch and dinner on August 15 & 16.

Visit Middleton Place

Welcome to Middleton Place, a National Historic Landmark and an enduring, vibrant, and essential part of the Charleston and American experience. Nestled along the Ashley River, Middleton Place’s 110 acres include 65 acres of America’s oldest landscaped gardens, a Museum, Plantation Stableyards, Restaurant, Inn and Farm.

Admission is included for guests of The Inn at Middleton Place.

Need transportation? Book an excursion.

Purchase an Annual Membership

Current Ticket Prices


Ages 14 and Up


$32 in person


Ages 14 & Over, with Student ID



Ages 6-13


No Charge

Children ages 5 and Under



Open Daily, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Christmas Eve 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Christmas Day Closed

The Restaurant is open for lunch daily from 11:00 - 3:00pm for visitors to Middleton Place. Reservations are not required for lunch. The Restaurant is open for dinner 6-9pm Tuesday-Sunday. Reservations are required for dinner.


Credit/Debit Cards/Cash accepted across the property. Members can have contactless entry by showing ID/Membership Card. Online tickets are not dated and do not expire. All sales are final.


General Admission currently includes access to 65 acres of formal landscaped Gardens, a look at 18th and 19th century plantation life with exhibits, displays, artisans and historic animal breeds in the Stableyards and daily outdoor tours.

Daily Outdoor Tours included in General Admission

Guided Garden Tours

Daily on the top of the hour 10:00am - 3:00pm
(duration: 30 minutes)

Discover more about the contributions of Europeans and enslaved Africans and African Americans to Middleton Place on a guided garden walk of American Oldest Landscape Gardens. Learn about the land, the flora, and stories of the people who designed, created and maintained them.

Beyond the Fields: Enslavement at Middleton Place

Daily 11:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm
(duration: 40 minutes)

Learn about the experiences of the generations of enslaved who lived and worked at Middleton Place. The “Beyond the Fields: Enslavement at Middleton Place” program facilitates a conversation about slavery in American history with stories of brutality, survival, contribution, and perseverance. History once lost is found and brought to life in a relevant way that connects us as Americans.

Meet the Historic Livestock Breeds Tours

1:30pm Daily.
(duration: 30 minutes)

A guided tour takes a closer look at the historic livestock breeds at Middleton Place. Learn why the breeds were originally brought here in the 18th and 19th centuries, how each breed contributed to the plantation, and stories about the people who owned and cared for them.

All Tour times subject to change. Check daily schedule at the Visitors Center when you arrive.


House Museum

(Requires additional fee and scheduled time)

The House Museum, built by Henry Middleton in 1755, takes you inside the surviving portion of the three-building residential complex that once stodd overlooking the Ashley River. Personal items tell the stories of all the people, free and enslaved, who called Middleton Place home.

Tickets for self-guided tours of the House Museum can be purchased upon arrival at the Visitors Center. The House Museum is open 10:00am - 4:00pm Tuesday - Sunday and Monday 12:00pm - 4:00pm.

Pet Policy

Pets and emotional support animals are not allowed at Middleton Place. Properly trained service animals are permitted, but due to free roaming livestock and natural predators, they may not be allowed in some areas. To view the full ADA policy, please visit the ADA website.

Tour Add-Ons

House Museum Tour

$15 plus general admission ticket
Children ages 5 & under are free.

A self-guided tour of the Middleton Place House Museum, built by Henry Middleton in 1755 as the plantation’s offices and as gentlemen’s guest quarters, is a surviving portion of the three-building residential complex that once stood overlooking the Ashley River. The House Museum contains an extraordinary collection of Middleton family furniture, paintings, books, artifacts and documents dating from the 1740s through the Civil War.

Tuesday - Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Entry Fee

In addition to General Admission


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Combination Package

$49 Adult
$35 Student (with ID)
$30 Child Ages 6-13.
Children ages 5 & under are free.

Includes Middleton Place general admission, House Museum Tour, and admission to the Edmondston-Alston House, a House Museum of the Middleton Place Foundation located in downtown Charleston.

Middleton Place

9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Edmondston-Alston House

10:00 am – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hours subject to change.

view the Edmondston-Alston House


Price for Adults


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Ashley River House & Garden Tour

Middleton Place + Drayton Hall

$47 Adult
$16 Child Ages 6-13.
Children ages 5 & under are free.

Spend the day exploring two National Historic Landmarks along the Ashley River Corridor. Discover the earliest and finest example of Palladian architecture in the United States at Drayton Hall and visit America’s Oldest Landscaped Gardens at Middleton Place. You may visit on different days: however, once one ticket is used, the remaining ticket must be used within 2 days.


Price for Adults Ages 14 and Up


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VIP Tour Experience

For 2 Guests

Discover Middleton Place National Historic Landmark with a unique VIP experience. Spend a special day exploring the 65 acres of America’s Oldest Landscaped gardens, enjoy an exclusive private carriage ride/tour and hear the history of Middleton Place which spans three centuries of one family and includes two Founding Fathers, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and the important stories and contributions of the enslaved people who labored here.

  • Private 45-minute carriage ride/tour
  • General Admission to Middleton Place Gardens and Stableyards
  • House Museum Self-Guided Tour
  • $50 credit for lunch at the Middleton Place Restaurant.
  • Itinerary planned by a personal host.

To arrange a VIP Experience and for more information about pricing for more than 2 guests and other private tours call 843-377-0548 or email [email protected].

The VIP Experience is available Monday, Wednesday and Saturday and must be booked 48 hours in advance. Carriage rides are subject to weather and trail conditions.

VIP Tour

For 2 Guests


Other Excursions

Middleton Place Excursion with Pineapple Tour Group

Pineapple Tour Group offers an all-inclusive package that includes transportation in a luxury coach from Downtown Charleston along with a Low Country luncheon at the Middleton Place Restaurant and plenty of time to explore all Middleton Place has to offer.

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