Explore the home from cellar to attic, learning the rich history of Hopsewee, from the slaves who lived and worked there and its original and subsequent families including current owners, the Beatties.
Tours are available Tuesday to Saturday on
the hour 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. Tours begin
at 11:00 on Saturdays.
Tickets are $20 for adults; $17.50 for seniors
ages 65 and over; $10.50 for students ages 12 to 17; and $7.50 for children ages 6 to 11.
Advance ticket purchases are strongly encouraged since tours sometimes do sell out.
By appointment only during December and January.
Sweetgrass baskets are a Lowcountry tradition brought by West African slaves. Handmade of tightly coiled grass, the baskets played an key role on plantations and today are prized for their artistry and cultural significance.
Instructor Vera Manigault is an eighth-generation Gullah weaver and has been featured in national magazines and television shows. Read more about her and this tradition in an article by USA Today.