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Heyward-Washington House

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87 Church St, Charleston, SC 29401-2503
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We toured this lovely furnished home in combination with the Charleston Museum package. The docent was informative about the home and the families who occupied and made changes to them home. We also enjoyed the back garden, big kitchen/laundry building, and notes about activities there.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Robin M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nicr house and has an interesting history. Lots of beautifully preserved Charleston-made furniture from the 18th century! House has a great history! Good guides.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We purchased the 3 site ticket and made it to all 3 sites within a 3 hour time period. This home was a great choice! The only original kitchen in Charleston is located on this property. The home features beautiful time period pieces and craftsmanship.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Carla T
Reviewed May 8, 2019

Guide was very well spoken and had lots of information to impart. Furniture and decorations were all of the correct period and very impressive. Charleston Garden club has done a fine job recreating the garden.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Susan M
Reviewed April 25, 2019

This 18th century house has been lovingly restored to the state it was in when George Washington spent a week during his Southern Tour as President. The house has many original furniture pieces and our guide was very informative. In the back there is a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Nocke
Reviewed April 15, 2019

This house is viewed with a tour guide that explains the history and furnishings of the house with a lovely Southern charm. The english-style rear garden and kitchen in the back is also worth seeing. The fact that George Washington walked those wooden floors gave...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Monica I
Reviewed March 30, 2019

Well explained tour. Enjoyed it very much. The beauty of the old structure lives on. The grounds are well kept.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Hearts1
Reviewed March 27, 2019

A handsome house with interesting furnishings (particularly the Charleston triple chest) and a wonderful docent.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank baufrau48
Reviewed March 11, 2019

I took a group of high school students to this house as part of the 3 site ticket from the Charleston Museum. This was definitely the group favorite over the Joseph Manigault house. The students were heartily impressed that George Washington walked where they were...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Adrianne W
Reviewed March 4, 2019

How can you avoid touring a house once owned by a signer of the Declaration of Independence and where George Washington once stayed? Located at 87 Church Street in Charleston, South Carolina, the Heyward-Washington House simply oozes with history. It was designated a National Historic...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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February 26, 2017|
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.