Masks are required for all visitors, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, in indoor spaces.   Boat and Kayak Package offered Thursday-Sunday.  Learn more and purchase tickets here.

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.


Current Ticket Prices

Tickets should be purchased online for limited contact entry. Please print tickets or show tickets on phone at Visitor Center. Buying online is strongly encouraged.

Adult

Ages 14 and Up


$26

AT THE GATE $29

Student

Ages 14 & Over, with Student ID


$15

AT THE GATE $15

Child

Ages 6-13


$10

AT THE GATE $10

No Charge

Children ages 5 and Under


FREE

HOURS

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

Masks are required in all indoor spaces for both vaccinated and unvaccinated visitors.

The Restaurant is open for lunch daily for Middleton Place visitors with indoor and outdoor seating and take-out. The Restaurant is open 6-9pm Wednesday-Sunday and reservations are required for dinner. Restrooms are open and cleaned frequently: throughout the day.

PAYMENTS

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.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

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 Plantation Stableyards. A digital self-guided tour map is available for viewing on your mobile device.

Also included in General Admission:

Guided Garden Tours

Daily on the top of the hour 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
(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

1:30 pm 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.


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.

COVID-19 SAFETY GUIDELINES

The safety and health of employees and visitors is the number one priority. In accordance with the new CDC and SC-DHEC guidelines and for the safety of our staff and guests, masks are required for both vaccinated and unvaccinated people in all indoor spaces including the Restaurant, House Museum, Museum Shop, and Restrooms. A limited number of masks are available.

We have increased safety guidelines including frequent disinfecting of touched surfaces, increasing the number of times restrooms are cleaned each day, and providing hand sanitizer for visitor and employee use.

If you feel sick, do not feel well, or have a fever, please stay home.

Guests are not allowed to pet the animals.

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

Entry Fee

In addition to General Admission


$15

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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
Daily

9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Edmondston-Alston House
Tuesday-Saturday
Mondays

10:00 am – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hours subject to change.


view the Edmondston-Alston House

Package

Price for Adults Ages 14 and Up


$49

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Ashley River House & Garden Tour

Middleton Place + Drayton Hall

$42 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.

Package

Price for Adults Ages 14 and Up


$42

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MIDDLETON PLACE FROM THE ASHLEY

Boat Cruise and Kayak Tours
in partnership with Coastal Expeditions

Middleton Place General Admission and
Coastal Expeditions Boat Cruise Package

$60 Adults
$40 Child (12 & Under)

$40 Member
$20 Child Member (12 & Under)

Middleton Place General Admission and
Coastal Expeditions Kayak Package

$72 Adult
$60 Child (12 & Under)

$52 Member
$40 Child Member (12 & Under)


Middleton Place and Coastal Expeditions have partnered to provide visitors and Inn guests a unique opportunity to explore the historical, cultural, and economic significance of the Ashley River Historic Corridor from the land and the water. Exploring Middleton Place by water with Coastal Expeditions naturalists provides a unique and breathtaking perspective on its natural and cultural history.

Package

Starting at


$60

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VIP Tour Experience

$300
Up to 4 Guests
Available Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday


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 other private tours call 843-377-0548 or email [email protected].


The VIP Experience must be booked 48 hours in advance. Carriage rides are subject to weather/ trail conditions

VIP Tour

Up to 4 Guests


$300

Personalized Picnic

$60+


Make a traditional picnic under the Oaks a special addition to your Middleton Place visit. Your personalized picnic can be filled with traditional Low Country favorites such as pulled hickory smoked pork, fried chicken, and mac n’ cheese and pecan pie. Salads and vegetarian options made from fresh, local ingredients are also available. Place your order at least 24 hours in advance and pick up your picnic including utensils and a blanket for you to keep on the day of your arrival. Add a bottle of wine or a local brew and spend a relaxing lunch dining al fresco enjoying the views. Picnics start at $60 for two people and can be ordered by calling 843-266-7477. General admission is required.

Personalized Picnic

Starting at


$60

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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