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Heyward-Washington House

87 Church St, Charleston, SC 29401-2503
+1 843-722-2996
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Historic mansion open to the public.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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87 Church St, Charleston, SC 29401-2503
Charlestowne
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+1 843-722-2996
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This house is beautifully furnished with authentic and period-correct items. The docents are knowledgeable and helpful. Be sure to tour the kitchen building in the back yard.

Thank doctorcee409
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We did this tour as part of the heritage passport. The tour guide was great. She had fantastic knowledge of the home and the antiques within it. Great mix of history and beauty in this home.

Thank NarelleBee
Reviewed 31 December 2017

An excellent tour guide gave me my own tour since I was there for the first tour of the day. It has great connections to George Washington and the prominent families of Charleston (who did lots of networking and made excellent marriages without the internet)....More

Thank MA9065
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Washington slept here !! Great tour with an engaging docent. Tours are on a set time so plan for that and you don't land up waiting. We planned it just right. Furniture in the house makes it special. If this is your thing, don't miss...More

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 15 December 2017

I did all the house tours on the Charleston Heritage Passport, and two plantation tours, and this tour was by FAR the best. The docent was incredibly knowledgeable and charming and had us absolutely fascinated. She spoke about so much history concerning the house, Charleston,...More

Thank sullyisra
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We enjoyed this home! A beautiful restored antebellum home, with priceless antiques from the time period! Worth the look!

Thank LisaandMike D
Reviewed 2 December 2017

The Heywood-Washington House was owned by of the four South Carolina signers of the Declaration of Independence. Though the house has few of Thomas Heywood's personal objects the house is furnished with exceptionally fine colonial furnishings, some locally made. The house also possesses one of...More

Thank Tweentrails
Reviewed 20 November 2017

An interesting historic home with some lovely local examples of fine furniture. The historic garden was a bonus. The docent was very knowledgeable and willing to answer questions. Photos allowed.

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 10 November 2017

One of the better historic home tours that features both architectural details and Charleston furnishings. Our tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable. The kitchen/laundry building our worth a visit, as is the back garden.

Thank PDXonthego
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Heyward-Washington House is the oldest of the four historic homes we toured in Charleston. Built in 1772, it is has been restored and outfitted with period Charleston-made furniture, although most is not original to the house. Our tour guide was terrific. Very enthusiastic and engaging....More

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Response from k2j2neis | Reviewed this property |
The outside grounds are self-guided and took approximately 30 min. The guided tour of the home was about an hour.
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