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The Aiken-Rhett House Museum, 48 Elizabeth Street, c. 1820, Is unique in many ways. For example, it remained in the hands of family descendents for 142 years until it was sold to The Charleston Museum and opened as a museum house in 1975. Historic...more
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Defininitely worth the $18 for both houses. It's a self guided tour, so you can go as quickly as you like. Note that it is not air conditioned, so it gets hot. We went around 10am and it was fine. It's very old, but you...More
This is not your typical tourist stop. It truly is a house (mansion) that is being preserved but not being updated. Wallpaper on the walls is from 1850’s and is in poor shape. The walls, the floors, the ceilings, the outbuildings are all as they...More
Aiken-Rhett is not for every one. After I finished my tour, I felt like Sally Brown after spending the night in the pumpkin patch with Linus only to find out there is no such thing as a "Great Pumpkin" or Charlie Brown and my bag...More
was offered today to us and it was worth it! What a great place full of history and stories helping to better understand it. You can get Audi guides but there are so friendly people around answering every question you might come up with. It’s...More