What's Happening at Hopsewee

Hopsewee Historical Museum now open!

Learn about the enslaved individuals who lived here as we present some of Hopsewee’s missing history through archaeological investigation and research to better understand life for those who lived, loved, labored, died and, perhaps, even laughed here.

Take two popular tours together and save with our new package deal!

BRAND NEW! HOPSEWEE House Tour and Gullah Geechee Presentation Package DEAL

1 hour 45 minutes; Tues–Sat at 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:15 pm &  2:15 pm

Historic House Tour

Explore the home from room to room, including the two original slave cabins that still stand on the grounds. Learn about the rich history of Hopsewee, its previous families as well as its current owners, the Beatties, and the enslaved who lived and worked on the plantation. During your visit, make sure to enjoy the mossy oaks and river vista.

Gullah Geechee Presentation

Join us as we expand the narrative about the experience of the enslaved West Africans on this historic plantation to include their contributions to the wealth and influence of colonial South Carolina through their knowledge, ingenuity, and labor that helped build our nation.

Buy tickets online or call (843) 546-7891. Please contact us for groups of 10 or more.

Hopsewee in the News

Watch Hopsewee Plantation on Grand Stand Today with Halley Murrow from Myrtle Beach's WMBF News featuring interviews with current owners Mr. and Mrs. Beattie, the Gullah Geechee tour with Glander Pressley and the historic house tour with Elizabeth Huntsinger, a Southern Tea tasting at the River Oak Cottage Tearoom and a preview of exhibits from the forthcoming Hopsewee Historical Museum. • Learn more about what we're planning for the 250th anniversary of Revolutionary War.

Photos, from top: Joan Heffler; Lori Deal, Alan Sherlock (left); Siera Lust (right); courtesy WMBF.