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John Mark Verdier House

801 Bay St, Historic Downtown, Beaufort, SC 29902-5565
+1 843-524-6334
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Ok but Not Much to See

The south has lots of beautiful old homes to see and tour. Many are well restored and full of lots... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Springfield, Tennessee
Great special exhibit

I wanted to learn more about the history of rice in South Carolina and there was an exhibit on the... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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Historic home that dates to the 1790s, is open as a museum.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good48%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
801 Bay St, Historic Downtown, Beaufort, SC 29902-5565

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

The south has lots of beautiful old homes to see and tour. Many are well restored and full of lots of furnishings. This is the only home in Beaufort that you can tour. Cost $10. It has suffered damage from hurricanes and earthquake. It is...More

1  Thank Tennessee50plus
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I wanted to learn more about the history of rice in South Carolina and there was an exhibit on the second floor. It was all ariel views of the rice fields in their hay days. Just gorgeous! Some written information as well. I am not...More

Thank Lucywren
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

If you enjoy local history and old mansions as much as we do, you will enjoy this visit. You can see the process of restoration in one of the rooms as well as pictures showing how it looked during the Civil war. Excellent docent. Nice...More

1  Thank catslave9
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The house was very nice. The docent was very knowledgeable and very enthusiastic. The house is not fully furnished, but there are period pieces in the downstairs rooms. It is a great house to see the detailed woodwork and fireplaces of the time. It is...More

1  Thank mmpoole64
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This house has not been completely restored, so you really get to see the house and what it was truly like. Our docent Liz was informative about, not only the house itself, but Beaufort History as connected to the house. Very nice tour- you learn...More

Thank Colleen T
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Verdier House lets you experience architecture , style , and life on Bay Street. The home was built around 1805 and allows you to glimpse a bit of what it was like for those living , in Beaufort , two centuries ago. If you enjoy...More

Thank Wilee13
Reviewed 31 July 2016

The house is a beautiful federal style mansion built in 1804. The tour of the house had just left so we decided to only do the free Civil War museum on the ground floor. It's a small museum that could have been better but it...More

Thank cheryl h
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

The only antebellum home in public hands in Beaufort. The diorama is instructive, the docent was beyond superb and the house tells its story to you. If you are in Beaufort and want to learn about how those folks lived, this is a must.

Thank John H
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Built in the early 19th century, this house is over 200 years old! The tour takes you through the rooms of Verdier's home, and you get to see artifacts of Verdier's and his family, like a ledger he used as a manager of a general...More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This is not the place to visit if you are wanting to see family furnishings, as none of the furnishing are from this family. The history of this house is what is important, and it was great too learn about the family and here hard...More

Thank Akumalholic
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