House Tours

How does 200 years of history fit under four roofs?

Come see as we take you on a journey through our four historic house museums in the heart of the Robert Mills Historic District. Our houses explore the early 19th through mid-20th centuries.

All tours are semi-guided and begin at the Gift Shop at Robert Mills.

Notice: Holiday Tours will be offered in the place of normal tours for both Hampton-Preston Mansion and Robert Mills House until Dec. 31. Admission includes a guided tour of both the Robert Mills House and the Hampton-Preston Mansion. Tours will be offered Wednesday – Saturday at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. On Friday, Dec. 31, only the 12 p.m. tour will be held. 
Historic Columbia will continue to take precautionary measures to ensure guest safety during all tours. Each tour will be operated with a reduced capacity of guests. Tours are conducted on a first-come, first-serve basis with no advance registration. Please arrive at the Gift Shop at Robert Mills at least 10 minutes before the tour to purchase tickets. Safety guidelines continue, including mask requirements for all guests on indoor and outdoor tours and proper social distancing between individuals at all times. For more information, visit our FAQ page.


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