Drayton Hall Plantation Admission Ticket in Charleston

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Discover historic Drayton Hall, the oldest preserved Plantation house in America still open to the public. Founded in 1738, Drayton Hall is the nation’s earliest example of fully executed Palladian architecture. Enjoy a 45 minute self paced audio tour of this historic estate and complete your visit with a self-guided tour of the grounds as well as access to two galleries and an 18th century African-American cemetery. Explore Drayton Hall on this family-friendly excursion from downtown Charleston; guarantee admission to this popular site by booking ahead.

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Stop At: Drayton Hall

Make your way to Drayton Hall, a short 13-mile drive from downtown Charleston. Drayton Hall is a must-see for anyone interested in South Carolina history, Palladian architecture, and culture.  See layers of history carefully preserved on the 125 acres that surround the main house with stunning views of the Ashley River, the reflecting pond, and the 18th-century live oak trees. Included in your All-Access Admission ticket, you will receive full access to the landscape, the Lenhardt Garden, an 18th century African-American cemetery, and a chance to view the Orientation Video. Guided introductory tours covering the history of the property will be given daily at 9am, 10am, 11am, and 1pm. At the end of your visit, make your way back to downtown Charleston and enjoy your stay in the city.
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