Drayton Hall will be closed December 24, 25, and 31st and January 1, 2019.

Winter mid-week all-inclusive admission is 25% off Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday with code WINTER25. Tickets make a great gift!

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Category: Collections


Collections

This month’s Drayton Hall Collections artifact highlight is in the current exhibit, An Agreeable Prospect in the new Gates Gallery. This large Chinese-export porcelain dish holds a central place among decorative items dating…

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Archaeology, Architecture, Collections, The Shop at Drayton Hall

The new Shop at Drayton Hall has become a favorite place to buy gifts for history buffs, historians, and hosts and hostesses. In our new Online Shop, you’ll find beautifully…

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Archaeology, Architecture, Collections, Conservation, New Facilities

Small metal objects are usually the most difficult artifacts to identify in our archaeological collection. It often takes some super sleuthing and a lot of research to figure out the…

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Architecture, Collections, Preservation

As we continue to move forward with our expanded new facilities initiative, there’s one major aspect of the plan that’s undergoing rehabilitation rather than construction. The Caretaker’s House was likely…

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Collections, Research, Visitor Services

This summer one of Charleston’s moments in the spotlight is actually due to its moment in the dark – a solar eclipse takes place August 21, and Charleston is the…

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George Edwards Watercolors Exhibit
Collections, George Edwards Watercolors, Press, Sarah Stroud Clarke

Summer is the perfect time to relax and engage in a little bird watching. You won’t be able to catch a view of this now-extinct Carolina Parrot or Parakeet in…

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