Magnolia Plantation & Its Gardens in Charleston, South Carolina

The oldest public gardens in America

Magnolia Plantation & Its Gardens

About Magnolia Plantation & Its Gardens

Welcome to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. Founded in 1676 by the Drayton family, Magnolia Plantation has survived the centuries and witnessed the history of our nation unfold before it from the American Revolution through the Civil War and beyond. It is the oldest public tourist site in the Lowcountry, and the oldest public gardens in America, opening its doors to visitors in 1870 to view the thousands of beautiful flowers and plants in its famous gardens. So join us here at Magnolia Plantation to experience the beauty of its gardens and its rich history today.

Contact Information

3550 Ashley River Rd
Charleston, South Carolina

Hours of Operation: Mon - Sun: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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