Last updated: 12/3/2011
Columbia, South Carolina
Street Address
800 Richland Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Mailing Address
800 Richland Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Tours at 10:00, 10:30, and 11:00 a.m.(excluding holidays)
Tuesday - Thursday10 AM - 12 PM
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Emily Brandenburg, Asst. to the First Gentleman, Events and Rentals
phone: 803-737-2235
Chamberlain Branch, Head Supervisor
phone: 803-737-3008
Geoffrey Sandifer, Executive Chef
phone: 803-737-6574

Built in 1855 as the officers' quarters for Arsenal Military Academy, the Mansion has been the residence of S.C. governors since 1868.

Artifact Collections

Furnishings and memorabilia reflecting the state's history.

Educational Programs

Docent-guided tours.


Owned by the State of South Carolina, the Mansion Commission holds custodianship.


Access: General Public, Students, Scholars

Appointment required: Yes


Wheelchair Accessible


Special Event Rental

Group Tours

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