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General Admission Tickets

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 House Museum, Plantation Stableyards, Restaurant, Inn and Organic Farm.

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

Need transportation? Book an excursion.


Ticket Prices

Adult

Ages 14 and Up


$29

Save $3 with your online purchase

Discount applied at checkout

Student

Ages 14 & Over, with Student ID


$15

Child

Ages 6-13


$10

No Charge

Children ages 5 and Under


FREE

Hours

Open Daily, 9:00 am until 5:00 pm
Christmas Eve (December 24), 9:00 am - 1:00 pm (House Museum and Restaurant closed)
Christmas Day (December 25), Closed


Tours Overview

General Admission includes access to 65 acres of formal Landscaped Gardens, a look at 18th and 19th century plantation life with costumed craftspeople and historic animal breeds in the Plantation Stableyards and the following complimentary Guided Walking Tours:

Garden Overview – A Garden Guide leads a discussion of the garden design, history and horticulture. 45 minutes.

Meet the Breeds – Meet different heritage animal breeds and learn about their historical significance to Middleton Place and the Low Country. 30 minutes.

Beyond the Fields – Explore the lives of the enslaved and freedmen with discussions of domestic life, labor, religion and spirituality. 60 minutes.

Nature Walks – Explore the various types of flora and fauna that inhabit the landscape. Seasonally, Sept-June, Fridays and Saturdays only. 60 minutes.

Other additional seasonal activities and tours may be available. Information on additional tours will be presented at the Visitor Center upon arrival where staff will help plan your day at Middleton Place.

Check current tour times

Tour Add-Ons

House Museum Tour

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

A 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.


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

Entry Fee

In addition to General Admission


$15

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Combination Package

$49 Adult ($46 with your online purchase. Discount applied at checkout.)
$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.

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Package

Price for Adults Ages 14 and Up


$49

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On-Site Booking Only Packages

Carriage Tour

$18 Adult, Children ages 5 & under are free.
Prices in addition to General Admission

Weather and trail conditions permitting. Enjoy a leisurely 35 to 45 minute ride through the less-traveled areas of the plantation in a handcrafted open-air carriage led by an expert guide and driver.

Inquire at Visitor's Center

Spend The Day Tour

$55 Adult, $44 Student (with ID), $39 Child Ages 6-13.
Children ages 5 & under are free.

Includes Middleton Place general admission, House Museum Tour, and a leisurely 35 to 45 minute ride through the less-traveled areas of the plantation in a handcrafted open-air carriage led by an expert guide and driver.

Inquire at Visitor's Center

Other Excursions

Ashley River House & Garden Tour

Drayton Hall + Middleton Place Combo

Enjoy a day along the Ashley River at two National Historic Landmarks. With this special combination ticket you will join a guided tour Drayton Hall, an iconic 18th-century estate. At Middleton Place you’ll tour America’s oldest landscaped gardens and the Plantation Stableyards.

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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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Groups Welcome

Groups of 15 or more are invited to experience the many facets of Middleton Place. Custom itineraries are available for nature lovers, history buffs and foodies with endless possibilities for all ages and interests. Middleton Place is the perfect destination for group tours and educational trips.

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