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Address: 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29414-7206
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+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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Beautifully maintained plantation and truly representative of Charleston history. Do not miss the horse driven trolley.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautifully maintained plantation and truly representative of Charleston history. Do not miss the horse driven trolley.

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Anderson, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Middleton Place has it all. Plan to take everyone and spend the whole day. Caveat: We were there in the off season, meaning it was not as crowded and it was not hot or humid. We decided to be the total tourist: purchasing the house tour, the carriage tour and lunch at the Middleton restaurant. We enjoyed every bit of... More 

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Falmouth, Maine, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We took the garden tour, the house tour and the slavery tour--fascinating, informative and sobering. Had a nice lunch there as well. If you love history, gardens and homes, you should find Middleton Place!

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The house was not particularly impressive, but the gardens and demonstrations were marvelous! Would definitely recommend.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Middleton Place and thought it was not worth the price of $28 just to walk around the grounds and have a garden tour. I would have paid $10-$15 and thought that was an okay price. Plus, the girl who sold us our ticket want that helpful. She basically wanted the payment so she could get back to whatever... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Middleton Place Tour since it was supposedly more historic than the other two plantations nearby. Like others noted at Magnolia Plantation, there were extra charges for each separate event at Middleton Place. The gardens, ponds and the views were terrific. The main house was destroyed after the civil war but the remaining buildings were interesting and there... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a stroll back in time. Walk the gardens & admire the very well maintained grounds & picturesque view of the rice fields and Ashley river. I hadn't been out there for awhile & was pleased to see it is as gorgeous as always. There is so much to see and do you could spend a good part of the... More 

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Sandpoint, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the house tour and I was surprised by how much US history is associated with this site. The garden is gorgeous.

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Rochester, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife LOVES gardens - even in winter there was stuff in bloom. Very relaxing. Lots to see; but a bit tragic to think of how it all got there. I really liked the craftspeople employed there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about Middleton Plantation was wonderful. We stayed the night in one of their rooms. Large and spacious rooms with oversize bathrooms. Very clean. We took the trail and ate at the onsite restaurant. It was very good and the path was lighted. Toured the beautiful plantation the next day. The prices are very reasonable. Can't wait to return.

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