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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

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Address: 3550 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414
Phone Number: +1 800-367-3517
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Description: South Carolina's Most Visited Plantation and Gardens. National Registry of...
South Carolina's Most Visited Plantation and Gardens. National Registry of Historic Places. Ancient Oak Avenue. Tours full of History. World Famous Gardens of the 19th Century "Romantic Style". Selected by Travel + Leisure (2014) as the only South Carolina garden deemed one of "America's Most Beautiful Gardens". Reconstruction Period Plantation Home Tour. Award Winning Slave Cabin Tour. Very popular Nature-Train Tour. Rice Field Boat Tour. Family Oriented. Petting Zoo and Nature Center. Audubon Swamp Self-Guided Tour. Amazing Nesting Rookery. If you have only one Plantation to see, don't miss us!
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This plantation is lovely, no matter what time of year. you visit . The last time was in early March and it was not crowded. Could take many pictures and still enjoy some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The Tours are informative, the gardens are serene, we met several people walking around and enjoyed great conversation. We learned about Charleston and plantations and enjoyed some magnificent archuitecture, great food, saw alligators and other animals too. Spent all day there and would go back again.

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Abingdon, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The plantation and grounds are gorgeous! You could probably spend more than one day here! Don't miss the boat tour into the old rice fields!

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Southport, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This plantation is lovely, no matter what time of year. you visit . The last time was in early March and it was not crowded. Could take many pictures and still enjoy some camellias. Worth the trip

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Waterloo, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Anyone who enjoys gardening would appreciate the beauty and the sites at this garden full of short walks worth every step

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Roanoke, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I have to admit I didn't spend much time here because my husband wasn't that into it, but I thought it was pretty. We got a BOGO deal for the admission (offered in August) and paid extra to tour the house which we both liked. The white bridge going over the swamp was so picture perfect, my favorite part. There... More 

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South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I have given reviews of the plantation before, but this time let me focus on the house. I've been noticing some very negative comments and some inaccurate information of reviewers. If one would only listen to the intro on the veranda, one will receive a very detailed account that will be furthered expanded when one enters the house. However, when... More 

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We took the train tour through the plantation and were really satisfied. The gardens were beautiful and the plantation itself had many interesting stops. The manor house tour was very well done and the history of the home really was an important piece in understanding the history of the rice plantations in the Old South. Well worth the price of... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This place is beautiful and peaceful. I recommend going in morning before it gets too hot. The house tour is worth it but I could have passed on boat tour. The map of the plantation could be improved, it was hard to tell where we were when in the trees walking along paths. I would return in spring when flowers... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

I loved everything about this place!! The gardens, the petting zoo ( such a great array of animals that were rescued), the boat tour (can possibly see gators - not guaranteed but there's lots a neat birds to see!) and the swamp all in one visit! Worth every penny ( you do have to pay separately for each i.e. Grounds,... More 

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Huntington, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

My sisters and I visited Magnolia Plantation during our trip to Charleston. We had BOGO coupons from their website. The admission only gets you in, each tour has a separate fee. It was a really pretty place. We did the slave cabin tour and the house tour. The cabin tour was probably not worth the extra money, though we did... More 

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