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House tours between May 30 and June 10 will be limited to the mansion’s first floor. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

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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Top 5 Things To Do

  1. Take a guided tour of the Gist Mansion, former home of "Secession Governor" William H. Gist. 
  2. During the warmer months, treat your senses to a walk through the formal gardens that surround the mansion. 
  3. Tread gently back in time as you explore the Gist family cemetery. 
  4. Look for birds and other wildlife along our half-mile Nature Trail that begins near the picnic shelter.  
  5. Swing over to the picnic shelter and have yourself an old-fashioned picnic.


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