Visit Historic Columbia
Visiting Historic Columbia
Four of Historic Columbia's house museums are now open weekly for semi-guided tours. Check Hours & Pricing for individual house tour times. To purchase admission, visit the Gift Shop at Robert Mills.
Historic Columbia's gardens are open with extended hours to the public! Located in the heart of the Robert Mills Historic District in downtown Columbia, Historic Columbia's gardens offer 14 acres of striking landscape featuring heirloom plantings inspired from the past two centuries.
Before You Visit
Disclaimer: While Historic Columbia has added additional safety measures and requires those visiting its properties to observe social distancing, any person visiting a public space increases their potential risk of exposure to COVID-19. By visiting Historic Columbia’s gardens or house museums, you voluntarily assume these risks. Please be smart and visit our properties in compliance with our guidelines.
Please read our Frequently Asked Questions page to understand guidelines and requirements for your visit.
Explore History and Nature in One Visit
Explore a garden modeled after 19th century English design or the grounds of popular gardens in 19th century Southeastern United States. Historic Columbia's gardens combine beautiful horticultural design with heirloom and native cultivars and plants to maintain historic integrity and benefit the environment.
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.
Virtual & Outdoor Events
Whether you feel open to an outdoor and socially distanced event or are keeping things virtual, HC has an event for you to participate in!