Open daily 9am-5pm, with outdoor tours included in general admission.


General Admission, Tours and Packages Visit Middleton Place

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Adults, ages 14 and over $28 ($32 in person/$4 savings)
Student, Ages 14 And Over with Student ID $15
Child, Ages 6-13 $10
No Charge, Children Ages 5 and Under

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

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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 Monday-Saturday from 11:00 - 3:00pm and for brunch Sunday 11:00am 3:00pm for visitors to Middleton Place. Reservations are not required for lunch. The Restaurant is open for dinner 5:00-8:30pm Wednesday-Saturday. Reservations are required for dinner.

What's Included?

General Admission 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 Landscaped 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, not a walking tour)

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.
Check out TIPS FOR YOUR VISIT to help plan your day.

Additional Tour Options

House Museum Tour

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

Enjoy a self-paced tour of the Middleton Place House Museum. Built in 1755 at the direction of Henry Middleton, this structure was once part of a three-building estate that overlooked the Ashley River. The House Museum contains an extraordinary collection of furniture, paintings, books, artifacts, and documents dating from the 1740s through the Civil War. These objects reveal stories about the generations of people, both free and enslaved, who lived and worked at Middleton Place. Please note that this historic structure has limited handicap accessibility.

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


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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 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


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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Other Excursions

Ashley River House & Garden Tour

Middleton Place + Drayton Hall

$50 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.

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