We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Heyward-Washington House

87 Church St, Charleston, SC 29401-2503
+1 843-722-2996
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$28.00*
and up
Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour
More Info
US$27.50*
and up
Charleston Old Walled City Scenic Sunday Walkabout
More Info
US$25.00*
and up
Charleston's Alleys and Hidden Passages
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Historic mansion open to the public.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
87 Church St, Charleston, SC 29401-2503
Charlestowne
CONTACT
Website
+1 843-722-2996
Write a Review
Reviews (277)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 272 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank GoLeafs85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our favorite historic home that we visited in Charleston. The docent tour guide was exceptional. The architecture was a standout as were the furnishings and overall grounds. Definitely should be a number one visit when one is prioritizing historic houses to see.

Thank Claire E
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Visited several houses in Charleston that are open to the public. The Heyward-Washington House had the most amazing period furniture. If you like colonial furniture, this is the place to see.

Thank Joan Y
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Takes about 1.5 hours. Good guide. Well maintained. House itself not quite as magnificent as Nathanial Russell House, but still very good. Worthwhile. We did both of the houses in about three hours and found them both worthwhile. We have been here for a week...More

Thank Larry F
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Friendly staff - pity that the visitor numbers were low - only 3 on our tour - friendly informative guided tour - not much made of the kitchens & laundry- nice garden

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

The home itself if lovely and gardens are beautiful. Caught some great pictures of butterflies! I loved sitting on the iron benches in the garden and it was quite peaceful. This home is furnished with outstanding pieces. Our tour narrator was superb; I wish that...More

Thank Chicksandsheep
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Interesting house to tour and see. Would recommend seeing one house during your stay. Whatever is convenient.

Thank Zach84Jake62
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Wonderful example of a 1700's house. Tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and very informative. Awesome tour.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 19 September 2017

What a beautiful historic house tour. The 18th century South Carolina furniture is amazing! Our tour guide was fantastic, full of knowledge and good stories. Washington stayed at this home on his week-long visit to Charleston, so you are literally walking where our first president...More

Thank mpeterson2016
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Brown Dog Deli
1,178 reviews
.17 km away
Oak Steakhouse
684 reviews
.21 km away
Pearlz Oyster Bar
1,885 reviews
.39 km away
Eli's Table
2,288 reviews
.40 km away
Nearby Attractions
Holy City Paddle Tours
8 reviews
.22 km away
St. Michael's Church
618 reviews
.18 km away
Nathaniel Russell House
1,559 reviews
.22 km away
Rainbow Row
943 reviews
.21 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
travelvoucher
26 February 2017|
Answer
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.
0
Votes