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The Calhoun Mansion

16 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-2724
+1 843-722-8205
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One of Charleston's architectural treasures, this historic mansion owned by George Walton Williams transports visitors back in time.
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16 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-2724
+1 843-722-8205
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

There was an abundance of beautiful things eg Tiffany lights, furniture, silver, but far too many things jammed together to appreciate most individual pieces. The walls were full of pictures and paintings, not always good. Antlers and a stuffed goat,Chinese vases, antiques from all over...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

This home is unbelievable. The owners still live there, but they open it to the public. It is filled with antiques as unique as the baby cradle in which Anistasia of the Romanov's slept and a table that belonged to Catherine the Great. The home...More

1  Thank mkblind
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

What a beautiful, amazing, and sensational home. Nate was our tour guide and he was awesome. I was so glad to hear all about the history of this mansion and artwork and artifacts from all over the world. I would recommend this to anyone. We...More

2  Thank cfc92
Reviewed 22 September 2015

want to see a house that's loaded with objects--this is it! Something for everyone--and the docent said he keeps adding to the collections. quirky and fabulous.

1  Thank asava
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

The exterior of the house is gorgeous alone, the structure, and gardens... But the tour guide warns you that it gets stunning inside the front door. This house, is PACKED FULL of antiques from all over the world, I think the things inside of the...More

1  Thank jnash14
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

This is an awesome house with the largest collection of expensive antiques that you will ever see... this house is almost a hoard of antiques from all over the world.

1  Thank Aln357
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

On our last day in Charleston we decided to head over to Calhoun Mansion. A local had recommended we visit and we were so glad we made it apart of our Charleston experience. We arrived just as a tour was beginning outside the beautiful front...More

2  Thank Kook22
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

Our guide from our wonderful carriage tour recommended seeing the Mansion and taking the tour. Denise our guide was wonderfully knowledgeable about the history of the house and it's magnificent contents. It's affectionately called the OMG tour and not an inch of the tour disappointed....More

1  Thank Donna J
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Located on Meeting Street, this is the largest private home in Charleston at 24,000 square feet. The outside of the building is amazing and the gardens are well cared for. Two tours are available, a shorter tour on the hour and 1/2 hr costs $16...More

1  Thank Gla_Rangers
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This was an interesting look at how the wealthy merchants lived. Tour was $16 (2015) and lasted about 45 minutes. The house was well maintained and furnished although furnishings were not original furnishings and not necessarily representative of Charleston antiques. Only downside is parking in...More

1  Thank FrqtTrvlr14
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