We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Drayton Hall

3380 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414-7126
+1 843-769-2600
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Historic, authentic Georgian Pallidian architecture.

Truly authentic example of historic mansion. Wonderfully lead tour and beautiful grounds. You get... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Barbara F
,
Traverse City, Michigan
Good house tour

Beautiful grounds and interesting tours. The talk given on the plantation history regarding slave... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MinnesotaLass
,
Minnesota
Read all 1,624 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 09:00 - 03:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
3380 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414-7126
CONTACT
Website
+1 843-769-2600
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
Reviews (1,624)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 1,624 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Truly authentic example of historic mansion. Wonderfully lead tour and beautiful grounds. You get a real feel for how they lived when it was built.

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful grounds and interesting tours. The talk given on the plantation history regarding slave life and the family were very informative.

Thank MinnesotaLass
Reviewed 3 days ago

The tour guide was excellent... informative, knowledgable and interesting. The setting was beautiful and the house itself, fascinating. Plan about 3 hours to drive to, park, and tour.

Thank dborlando2
Reviewed 4 days ago

Most plantations are restored, but this one is preserved and there are plenty of facts they are still finding out about the time and this-place. If you are interested in documenting your tour, there are moldings, stairwells, the basement were the cooking and servants worked...More

Thank SuzanneLG
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Drayton Hall is preserved, not restored. The tour guide was patient and knowledgeable. We did learn a lot. The grounds are pretty. The cemetery was interesting. The architecture was neat, but be forewarned: the house is empty of all furniture and decor. Thought it was...More

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is not a "working" plantation and the home is empty but very beautiful with great tour guides that have a lot of historical facts about the home, its owners/family. Enjoyed walking the property.

Thank BeenMom
Reviewed 6 days ago

I think the tour of Drayton Hall is worth visiting, but it is important to keep in mind that it isn't restored, just maintained. The home is empty. There isn't much left besides the home and the privy.

Thank Taylor A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an un-restored plantation house form the 18th century. It was very interesting to visit after having been to Monticello in Va recently. It is also Palladian in architectural style. Again, the importance of slavery was highlighted.

Thank FChas
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful old home - maintained but not restored - that lets you see the home as it was when the Drayton Family lived here. It is filled with interesting architectural details and is in a lovely setting on the river. It's a...More

Thank elivers2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to tour Drayton Hall Plantation after driving by the other three on "plantation way". The grounds are beautiful. The HUGE Live Oak covered with moss at the front of e plantation just sets the mood. The parking area for the plantation is very...More

Thank sloopie1
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Sticky Fingers
26 reviews
2.25 km away
Mona's Signature Wings
6 reviews
1.77 km away
De Sano
11 reviews
3.94 km away
Taco Bell
6 reviews
2.56 km away
Nearby Attractions
Tanger Outlets
273 reviews
5.43 km away
North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum and Educational Center
143 reviews
5.39 km away
Charleston Area Convention Center
89 reviews
5.15 km away
North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center
124 reviews
5.15 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
pjfish2016
what are the ticket prices?
25 September 2016|
Answer
Response from Ericka M | Reviewed this property |
Adult prices are $22. You can get a military or a AAA discount.
0
Votes
josmatt
How to I get from Church St Inn Sc to Dayton using public transport
21 April 2016|
What is your answer?
Posting guidelines
Submit
ExSDGSandy
Hi, is there concierge service at the hotel that can help make arrangements for day trip to elephant sanctuary, Ubud area, monkey forest etc.. Is the beach swimmable and is there snorkeling? We are divers and would need recommendations for local dive operations and diving locations. Thanks! Sandy
21 July 2015|
What is your answer?
Posting guidelines
Submit