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Address: 16 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-2724
Phone Number: +1 843-722-8205
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One of Charleston's architectural treasures, this historic mansion owned by...

One of Charleston's architectural treasures, this historic mansion owned by George Walton Williams transports visitors back in time.

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Great visit! Really neat...a little disappointed because I wanted to see more of the house! Overall good experience!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Bismarck, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Last week my mother and I enjoyed a wonderful tour of this magnificent mansion. It is a private home with an over top amount of fascinating items spanning over hundreds of years. Our tour guide was excellent! Thank you, Tom, for not giving the typical "old lady tour"! Tom was polite, witty, and very knowledgeable about the history of the... More 

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Richboro, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went here on a recent vacation to Charlestons in September . Love taking the tour on this br Beautiful mansion! It is owned by an DC attorney and his collection in the home if emagine ! A must see while in Charlestons !

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the most beautiful mansions to see.The Antique Collection inside this mansion is too unbelieveable to describe.It was jaw droping.The largest single family home in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great visit! Really neat...a little disappointed because I wanted to see more of the house! Overall good experience!

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Alamosa, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The mansion is excess to the max but so interesting. And the reason was the great guide, Tom, who made it all come to life!! Make sure you get Tom as your guide.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are so many lovely and authentic historical homes in Charleston--this is NOT one of them! It preserves little but the original name, Calhoun--and is otherwise nothing but an over-stuffed, over-furnished, head-ache inducing warehouse for expensive and irrelevant hording. The tour guide will tell you little except where its current owners found each ostentatious bit of junk. Please don't indulge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all, you should research and know: Calhoun didn't live here... It was his Grandson who received it through marriage. Very little to none of the furnishings are original. Having said that - I LOVED IT!!!!! 1) Magnificent garden 2) The most interesting collection - just chock full - if you like stuff and antiques this is the house... More 

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New Port Richey, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautifully restored home, however once inside you will see the largest and most amazing collection of Golden age artifacts ever. The best part is that the owners still use the home and their collection. We only had time to visit one and we were happy we chose the Calhoun Mansion you must see it with your own... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide, John, forewarned us that there was a LOT of stuff inside the house. The architecture is impressive, some of the furniture is as well, and the lighting/chandeliers amazing. My wife said that she thought the place was way too cluttered. And the tour was a bit rushed and John did speak fast at times and was a... More 

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Tonawanda, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love looking at old houses and getting their histories. Heard about this house from another tour guide so decided to check it out. The gardens are beautiful. Had to walk through the sunny side to get our tickets, and happy we had a chance to wander around before our tour. Our tour guide really knew his stuff. He was... More 

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