More than a house.

Drayton Hall is different. It's the real thing. We are bound by our mission to preserve the property, and keep it in near-original condition just as the National Trust received it from the Drayton family in 1974.

Drayton Hall view across the pond

Upcoming Events at Drayton Hall

  • A Curated Tour of Colonial Williamsburg

    May 4, 2015 – May 7, 2015

    This exciting trip will showcase twenty-seven prized objects from the Drayton Hall Museum Collection currently on exhibit as part of “A Rich and Varied Culture: The Material World of the Early South” at the DeWitt Wallace Museum in Colonial Williamsburg.

  • Drayton Hall Distinguished Speakers Series

    February 20, 2015 – December 31, 2015 — Members Only

    Join us as scholars and thought leaders from across the nation travel to Charleston for the launch of the new Drayton Hall Distinguished Speakers Series.

  • A Rich & Varied Culture: The Material World of the Early South

    Now through February 2019

    Exhibit opens February 15, 2014 at Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia. Included will be the most significant piece of furniture in our Collection: a rare, English-made desk and bookcase, c. 1745, described as “the finest example of furniture to survive from Colonial America.”

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Drayton Hall at a Glance

Open 7 days a week
except major holidays.





Entrance gate closes at 3:30 p.m.


3380 Ashley River Road
Charleston, SC 29414




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