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Charleston History Tours

80 Broad St, Washington Park, Charleston, SC 29401-2901
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Great guide!

After a bit of a scheduling snafu, we met up with Joyce a day later than planned. She really knows... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ven2chik
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Great walking tour

This was our first time in Charleston and thought a walking tour would be a good way to tour the... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2017
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Experience Charleston’s incomparable beauty, unique history and flourishing preservation with your acclaimed guide, Joyce Weir, whose knowledge of Charleston heritage, culture, and architecture is unmatched. Your 2 hour tour can be customized to what interests you most, which may include magnificent mansions, mysterious graveyards, graceful gardens, Revolutionary and Civil War sites, secret passageways, cobblestone streets, slave history. Got a camera? Photo tips provided!.Reservations required.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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80 Broad St, Washington Park, Charleston, SC 29401-2901
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a bit of a scheduling snafu, we met up with Joyce a day later than planned. She really knows the history of Charleston and was very helpful with our photos. She clearly loves Charleston and brought the city to life for us. We met...More

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Reviewed November 11, 2017

This was our first time in Charleston and thought a walking tour would be a good way to tour the city. Joyce was an enthusiast guide, knowledgeable and punctual. This was a great tour and we recommend it to anyone.

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Reviewed October 28, 2017

Waited an hour for guide to turn up but it was a no show. I emailed her later to ask why and she claimed injury and said she had left a message on my UK mobile, that's not much use when you are in the...More

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PicturePerfectWalks, Owner at Charleston History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2017

I was so sorry to hear that this customer waited and waited. I woke that morning having twisted my leg badly. I contacted everyone scheduled on the tour to explain that I couldn't walk. This client had an overseas telephone number. I called the number...More

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Reviewed October 10, 2017

We scheduled a history tour of Charleston with Joyce Weir almost at random, and it was a lucky accident. The fact that Joyce, unlike some other guides, is not a local actually seemed an asset, because it gave her an enthusiasm and sense of continued...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2017

Joyce did an amazing job. She really understands Charleston and shares a wealth of knowledge about the city. Her passion and excitement is contagious! We especially appreciated her help with taking photos. She knew all the right angles and ways to frame things!

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PicturePerfectWalks, Owner at Charleston History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2017

Thank you Ryan!

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Reviewed October 8, 2017

I don't know what was best about the tour -- the fact that the Middleton sisters are true locals and really know Charleston, that Martha is an archeologist and brings a unique perspective or that the tour was fantastically informative, felt personalized and a great...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2017

We were trying which of the many tours of Charleston we would do who. Our concierge told us that the MIddleton Sisters was the best walking tour out there. Boy was she right. We met Martha Middleton at after we walked around the city market...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

My family and I had such a wonderful time on our tour with Joyce! It's so apparent that she loves what she does and where she lives. Her vibrant storytelling really made the history just pop out of the old alleys and walls! I highly...More

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PicturePerfectWalks, Owner at Charleston History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Hi Kelsey, So glad you could join us. A tour for all ages. Thank you for your kind review. All the best, Joyce Weir

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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

Joyce has the things that make for a satisfying tour: personality, presentation, and passion for her subject. Energetic, friendly, and full of interesting stories and historical details. We loved our time. Thank you, Joyce!

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PicturePerfectWalks, Owner at Charleston History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

So glad you were pleased. Thank you for paying it forward! All the best, Joyce Weir

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Reviewed September 19, 2017

This was a great tour for us since we have never been to Charleston. Joyce is very knowledgeable about the history and I challenge you to find a more enthusiastic guide! She even gave us her email address in case we had any trouble identifying...More

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PicturePerfectWalks, Owner at Charleston History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Yes, you have a friend in Charleston! Email me whenever I can be of service. Thank you for your kind review. All the best, Joyce Weir

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Roo11
June 27, 2017|
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Yes, tour are available all year. Thank you, Joyce Weir
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James L
February 12, 2016|
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We stroll at a leisurely pace with frequent stops. If pain is an issue a carriage tour might suit you too.
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