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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

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Address: 3550 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414
Phone Number: 18435711266
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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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Beautiful gardens and historical plantation

Beautiful gardens and historical tours of the plantation offer a window into the civil war to present day in the life of a plantation.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We bought the full package as only 2 of us and was very hot so we wanted to ride the buggy. Was not aware original house was not rebuilt. But liked viewing the flanker house that had been restored. All guides were very knowledgeable. Visited in July so there were not any flowers in gardens. would have loved a visual... More 

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Winchester, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We spent several hours touring the grounds and house. A bit different than the other plantation, Boone Hall, we toured the year before. Loved the swamp walk and the historical slave tour. They have a nice petting zoo and snack bar. Saw several alligators on the tram tour and one near the house. Highly recommend doing the all inclusive package.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful gardens and historical tours of the plantation offer a window into the civil war to present day in the life of a plantation.

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Mishawaka, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family truly enjoyed our visit at Magnolia Plantation. We did everything! The boat ride, train, slave houses, house tour, swamps and gardens. Everywhere you look you find beauty. The bridge is breath taking! The lunch we had there was fantastic too! Spend the day at Magnolia Plantation!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I heard great things about this place. We were so amazed by its beauty! Romantic picnic in a dreamy landscape! Just like a dream!

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Weston, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited from So.Florida and enjoyed very much the beautiful plantation and gardens, We took the tour of the house and enjoyed learning about the history of the place, house and family that owned the plantation, I will recommend this place to my family and friends.

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Salem, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely beautiful gardens and property. The tour guides on the train and in the house are very informative and give the history behind the property.

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Albany, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I wanted to visit the plantation in order to educate myself on the area. I took a quick tour of the gardens as I don't believe everything was in bloom. Despite that, it was still a valuable experience. I also took a tour around the plantation and my guide was quick to point out all of the interesting facts, which... More 

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Wheatland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Even though I grew up in the Charleston area, I don't think I have ever visited any of the plantations. I have since moved, but was in town with my husband visiting family. We took a trip over to Magnolia Plantation. First, they give a slight military discount. It's not posted anywhere, so I'm glad I asked. The walk through... More 

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Worthington, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our guide, Ed, was very good. The maps provided at the ticket booth are not good. They list numbers of "sites" on the map, but there is no key to what the numbers correspond with. There are so many statues and lovely places within the gardens with virtually no explanation. Tour of the house was good and fairly quick. The... More 

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