Heyward-Washington House

87 Church ST
Charleston, SC 29401


Built in 1772, The Heyward-Washington House was the town-home of Thomas Heyward, Jr., Revolutionary patriot and signer of the Declaration of Independence. It was also George Washington’s temporary residence during his Southern Tour of 1791. Furnished with magnificent Charleston-made furniture, the collection includes the priceless Holmes Bookcase, considered to be the finest example of American-made furniture in existence today. The exquisite formal garden is comprised of plants available to Charlestonians during that period.

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87 Church ST
Charleston, SC 29401

Phone: 843-722-2996
Fax: 843-722-1784


  • Admission : $10 adults; $5 ages 3 to 12; under 3 free
  • Days and Hours of Operation : M-Sa 10am-5pm; Su 1-5pm
  • Days and Holidays Closed : New Year's, Easter, Thanksgiving, 1/2 day Christmas Eve, Christmas
  • Checks Accepted
  • Visa/Master Card
  • Discounts : AAA