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Nathaniel Russell House

51 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-2536
+1 843-724-8481
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The Foundation welcomes visitors to explore daily life in one of Charleston's most exquisite dwellings. Located in Downtown Charleston near High Battery, the Nathaniel Russell House Museum, 51 Meeting Street, is widely recognized as one of America's most important neoclassical dwellings. Historic Charleston Foundation purchased the National Historic Landmark in 1955, and the house served as the Foundation's headquarters for 37 years. Today, the interiors are restored to their original 1808 grandeur and surrounded by formal gardens.
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51 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-2536
+1 843-724-8481
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This house is 'a must' to visit if you are in Charleston and want to experience a historical home tour. Our group only had one morning and afternoon in Charleston, so after our tour of Fort Sumter we did not have enough time to drive...More

Thank mmm10
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you choose to visit one historic house, visit the Nathaniel Russell House. Nathaniel Russell was a native Rhode Islander who moved to Charleston to seek his fortune. A pre Civil War New Englander who became prominent in Charleston. Our tour guide is a retired...More

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Nathaniel Russell House is a beautifully restored home. It's definitely the most beautiful house I saw on my trip to Charleston. The Charleston Historical Foundation has done a great job restoring and preserving this house and the tour guide was very knowledgable about the...More

Thank Britt J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very Beautiful home, the stairs are an amazing feat! The garden area is also very pretty. Well Maintained and precisely appointed.

Thank Stephanieandbrad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

looking as how the people lived is a great experience that we always enjoy.. .this house is a good example

Thank angelarK8845KX
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recommend you combine your visit of the Russell home with a tour of the Aiken Rhett home. The docent's give a good tour and talk about some of the history of the home, of Charleston and the Russell family.

Thank William E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very beautiful house and interesting history. Guide did an excellent job pointing out details. Lovely gardens too.

Thank stanandamy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour guide was very knowledgeable. It was very interesting learning the history of the family and the house. The staircase was interesting and the garden was beautiful.

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were not sure if we wanted to do the house tour? We were all so glad we did afterwards! The house is beautiful, the foundation is trying hard and did a great job preserved every details to perfection, staircase, doors, carpet, wall paints...... Tour...More

Thank Frances Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited all homes on the Heritage Passport. This was by far our favorite. The docent was excellent. I don't recall her name, but she encouraged us to ask questions and several including myself did in our group.

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