Historic Columbia | Group Tours

1616 Blanding ST

Columbia, SC 29201

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Phone: (803) 252-1770

City: Columbia

Region: Midlands

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Historic Columbia | Group Tours

Historic Columbia is happy to arrange a private guided tour for your group of 10 or more with advance registration.

Group tours start at $150 flat fee or $6 per person for groups of more than 10. To learn more and schedule your group today, contact our Visitor Services Manager at 803.252.1770 ext. 23 or reservations@historiccolumbia.org.

House Tours
Schedule a tour of the Robert Mills House & Gardens, the Hampton-Preston Mansion, the Mann-Simons Site, the Woodrow Wilson Family Home, Modjeska Monteith Simkins House or a combination for your group!

Historic Heart of Columbia
See the important downtown sites in the central core of Columbia. The tour offers informative and entertaining stories about the Palmetto State's capital. A few of the landmarks on the tour are the Robert Mills Historic District, the State House, the Governor's Mansion, the University of South Carolina's Horseshoe (the original campus), historic churches, Historic Columbia Foundation house museums and the Vista, an area of restored train stations and warehouses. Allow approximately 60 minutes for this tour.

Homeplaces, Workplaces, Resting Places: An African-American Heritage Sites Tour

From the Mann-Simons Site, home of Celia Mann, a free-black mid-wife in antebellum Columbia, to the North Carolina Mutual Building, offices of the largest African-American owned life insurance company in the United States, this tour explores houses, businesses, cemeteries, and other sites important to the African-American community. This tour features locations that illustrate important events and little-known facts about Columbia's African-Americans.

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