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This is not what you have heard and you will see what you did not expect.
Kelsey was our guide and she sets the stage before you enter the house. Expect a historical building...find it but with vast treasures and more opulence then the mind...More
This is simply a large, disorganized collection of a rich guy's stuff. It has nothing to do with John C. Calhoun or the history of Charleston. There is so much clutter, the guide can only describe a small percentage. Very few rooms are open to...More
Here for a girls weekend and decided to go in after stumbling upon it after walking in battery park. Great tour! Amazing history. The tour guide was super knowledgeable and the mansion was truly stunning. I will definitely recommend this place to friends and family!
Friends and I were strolling to the battery and came upon The Calhoun Mansion. After briefly speaking with the tour guide (Ben) we knew this was going to be a tour worth taking, so we decided to go for it and it did not disappoint!...More
Yeah. So in that lower Charleston literally has no public toilets despite throngs of tourists meandering about (public restroom in Childrens parks open at noon day we were there), we ran into this place for the toilets, and being good Americans we decided to plunk...More
The Calhoun mansion should be wonderful, but it’s jammed so full of antiques that anything of beauty or value is lost in the jumble. Not only is there far too much, but they are grouped together by subject but not by period or standard, as...More
Our tour guide Denise was excellent - informative, funny and engaging. We were surprised at how many different antiques were placed in each and every room of the house. This is the largest home in Charleston and interesting to tour.
This is a private residence who graciously allows visits to his house to see his private collection of eclectic items. The downside is that no pictures are allowed inside, but make sure to look at the grounds too.
We didn’t make it into the house...stumbled upon it on a meandering stroll. Even in the misty rain (or maybe because of it?) the gardens were...everything one could want. Clipped hedges leading into alcoves and centers with whimsical statues..fountains and ponds with koi flickering just...More