High Society: Combo Walking Tour & Gibbes Museum

I am the only licensed tour guide in Charleston that is also a docent at the Gibbes Museum of Art. Charleston may not have been the largest city in the colonies, but it certainly was the richest. Art is what made Charleston. This tour connects the stories around the city throughout the Historic District, covering all the iconic landmarks you need to see, followed by a private guided tour of a wonderful museum that showcases the foremost collection of American art that incorporates the story of Charleston.

You will be pleasantly surprised at how charming the Gibbes is!

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3 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Licensed tour guide
    • Entry/Admission - Gibbes Museum of Art
    What's excluded :
    • Entry/Admission - The Williams Mansion
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Rainbow Row, 79 E Bay St # 107, Charleston, SC 29401-2544

    Learn about the founder and beginning of this iconic row of Georgian houses; photo stop.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Battery & White Point Gardens, East Battery & Murray Blvd., Charleston, SC 29401

    Hear the evolution of who built which mansion along the Battery and hear the tale of Daisy the "Hostess of Charleston's" outlandish tastes at Villa Margarita

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Williams Mansion, 16 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-2724

    Learn about the original owner, George Williams, and his generous spending habits - especially toward his homes and children.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-2217

    As a docent at the Gibbes, I will conduct a private guided tour of the permanent collection inside the gallery. Afterwards, guests are encouraged to peruse the special exhibits, sculpture, and Lenhardt Garden at their leisure before closing.

    Art is the reason.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    158 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Departure Time :
    2:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    72 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Eclectic Tours of Charleston

Activity ID: V-147521P3

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