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Address: 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29414
Phone Number: +1 843-556-6020
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Middleton Place is an 18th century rice plantation and National Historic...

Middleton Place is an 18th century rice plantation and National Historic Landmark comprising 65 acres of America's oldest landscaped Gardens, the Middleton Place House Museum and the Plantation Stableyards. The Gardens reflect the elegant symmetry of 17th century European design. Sculpted terraces, parterres, and reflection pools inhabited by swans are highlights of their intricate design. Rare camellias bloom in the winter, while vibrant azaleas blanket the hillside above the Mill Pond in the spring.

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A must visit for the history nerd!

Middleton Place is an amazing historical site that should not be missed. A little out of the way of the city but truly worth the trip. The grounds are amazing and the history is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Isle of Palms
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Middleton Place is an amazing historical site that should not be missed. A little out of the way of the city but truly worth the trip. The grounds are amazing and the history is very cool.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was disappointed at the high price for admission to the various tours. The house and grounds were lovely but not $150 worth of lovely. It might be a working plantation but it's not the historical experience you might expect, big letdown there. Our wagon driver was really good however as was the house guide. I enjoyed listening to them... More 

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Newport Beach, CA and Miami, Fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Middleton Place is a gorgeous plantation about a 15 minute car ride out of downtown Charleston. The day we went it was quite warm, meaning heat index at or above 100 degrees. The grounds were beautiful, lots of history here. The house, not the original plantation mansion, it was destroyed, but the house many of the family members lived in,... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent about four hours at Middleton Place ... the first 75 minutes for a tour that focused on the life of the slaves who lived there. This was well-presented and worth the time; we all felt that we learned much about the history of slavery. Next, we had a guided tour of the house which provided good background history... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the History at this plantation. Beautiful grounds very knowledgeable staff. But is very HOT in the summer. visit when the flowers are in bloom

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here for the afternoon. Did the entire walking trail. Very pleased. Allow 1/2 day. Didn't do any admission extras. Rained a little so the weather ended up being pleasant temperature was after the storm passed. Lots to see. Historic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I spent a couple hours out here on a Friday. We could have spent the whole weekend exploring the grounds and taking the tours. We were only able to do the house tour which was very informative and quite spectacular. They have tours of the grounds (the gardens are immense), carriage tours, and historical tours. Definitely worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family loved visiting Middleton this week. Loved seeing the ponds and all the photo opportunities. We enjoyed seeing the alligators around the property. My daughter enjoyed all the animals including the horses. I would love to come back and visit when the azaleas are in full bloom. I loved the oaks. This is a must see place if you... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I included Middleton Place on our short 3-day itinerary because we had heard it was a beautiful place to explore and take in history. This was very much the case. The grounds were meticulous and the live oak trees throughout the property were simply amazing. I finally stopped taking photos of them because the photos were not... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were privileged today to spend a few hours at the Middleton Place Plantation with our very knowledgable tour guide Judith Carr. The vistas are magnificent and the very well kept gardens are a joy to walk through and enjoy. Even though it is mid summer, hot and humid, the shaded areas under the trees and in the gardens make... More 

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