Led through the grounds of HC properties, visitors will get a chance to learn about the history of the Robert Mills House and Gardens and Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens. Visitors will connect to the history of 19th century Columbia by learning about architecture, the planter class, enslaved individuals and the evolution of these historic sites.
Tickets must be purchased in advance. While indoor tours remain unavailable, this outdoor tour is designed with safety and education in mind. Masks are required for all visitors and HC tour guides. The tour group will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday-Saturday outside the Robert Mills House Gift Shop tours last approximately 60 minutes. Guests are encouraged to take photographs, ask questions and bring their own beverage.