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The bridge on Sardis Road over the Tyger River is closed and may affect some visitors' travel to the site. Please plan accordingly. 

Space on house tours is limited. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Call 864-427-5966 to reserve a spot.

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Grounds: 9 a.m.- 6 p.m., daily

House Tours: Thursday - Monday at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Access to the mansion is only available on a guided tour.

Grounds tours available upon request.

Museum Store: Open 10 minutes before and after each tour.


Open 10 minutes before and after each tour.

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Grounds are free. House tours and grounds tours are $10 for adults; $6 for SC Seniors; $5 for children ages 6-15; children age 5 and under are free.

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Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet.

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History Initiatives

Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site is even more than a place to visit. We stay active in the local community and beyond through various initiatives. 

Union County Community Remembrance Project

We support the Union County Community Remembrance Project, which was established to recognize the difficult history of lynching and racial violence in Union County, South Carolina. The lives of African Americans who resided at Rose Hill were affected by these traumatic events. White residents at Rose Hill were associated with these events, too, either through tolerating or perpetrating violence.

Reconstruction Era National Historic Network

We are part of the Reconstruction Era National Historic Network, which connects diverse sites to tell the story of what happened in this nation after the Civil War and emancipation. Reconstruction is one of the best documented periods in Rose Hill’s long history. 

Oratorical Contest

We are preparing to organize an oratorical contest for students using Reconstruction-era speeches given in South Carolina. Want to get involved? We need help finding and transcribing speeches. Please contact us to volunteer in support of this contest.


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