The Calhoun Mansion, Charleston

3.5
Built for one man, George W. Williams, The Calhoun Mansion has over 30 rooms. The house was converted to a hotel in 1914 and renovated in the 1970s by a private owner. Today you'll see the house returned to its former glory. Purchase a ticket by entering the gift shop through the back door and heading up the stairs. Tours take place every hour and include a guide who shares the house's quirky stories. Use our Charleston driving holiday planning tool to add The Calhoun Mansion and other attractions to your Charleston vacation plans.
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  • If you want to visit and see a home willed with many, many antiques the Calhoun Mansion is the one. You can guided through several rooms on the first floor filled with many, many antiques gathered fro...  more »
  • We learned of this house on our carriage ride tour on our recent trip to Charelston and thought it was a must see since it's the largest mansion in Charleston at 24,000 square feet. We were surprised ...  more »
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  • There are sounds and a garden that you can walk through that are just stunning! They also have a gift shop and you can take guided tours of this location. I'm a freelance photographer and I got complete access to the mansion to photograph for book and website updates and this place is absolutely stunning. It is also one the location of the filming of The Notebook. So take it to her and go see the beautiful dining room and dining table, the beautiful staircase and hallway that were used in the filming of The Notebook.
  • Incredible. It's not your typical historic home tour but more a journey through a most extensive private collection of Gilded Age antiques. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the collection. Would consider doing the private tour on my next visit.

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