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Hobcaw Barony Visitors Center

On U.S. 17, 2 mi north of Georgetown, Georgetown, SC
+1 843-546-4623
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Great Tour of Pristine Land

My husband and I went on a two-hour tour of the Hobcaw Barony. The tour was by motor coach and was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eileen D
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State College, PA
Beautiful exhibit of local nature & history

We visited here and were educated and inspired by the history and the knowledge of our guide. Great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sue L
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Massapequa
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Bernard M. Baruch family estate
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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On U.S. 17, 2 mi north of Georgetown, Georgetown, SC
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+1 843-546-4623
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went on a two-hour tour of the Hobcaw Barony. The tour was by motor coach and was limited to 14 guests. The docent/tour guide was quite knowledgeable of the Baruch family and the property. We had a very interesting tour of...More

Thank Eileen D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here and were educated and inspired by the history and the knowledge of our guide. Great place to learn of the history of the area.

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed this trip a lot. I love history and getting to hear and see some of the things from South Carolina's past was a great thing to me. Finding out that the place is also a reserve and dedicated to education and conservation was...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today we took the Introductory Tour😄 Be sure to make your reservation as the tour only takes 14 people at a time, easily made online. Tour is aprox. 2 hours and done via air conditioned bus. The only walking is the tour of Hobcaw House...More

1  Thank Cindy D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by knowing we were just doing the free Discovery center. They had a few neat exhibits to entertain our kids 5 and 9 for a little bit. We would love to do the tour next time when we are in the area.

Thank cdolphin
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Highly educational and the place tells the story of an influential family in the US from 1905 through WWII. Belle Baruch was an amazing woman and lived an exceptional life. It also is a pristine forest and eco system. We participated in the two hour...More

Thank HotelPhd
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We just visited the center and did not venture onto the grounds but the center is worth a visit. The folks there are very nice and there are interesting exhibits.

Thank Bridget R
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This was a school outing withy Granddaughter. I have always wanted to go and so glad I did. Alot to learn at this faculty. Come by and take a tour you want be disappointed.

1  Thank Chrissy M
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Our tour guide (Bob?) really had a great way of telling the story of the home and of the Bernard Baruch family. He was very knowledgeable, witty, spoke clearly and loudly. An amazing piece of America's history. Our driver (Tom?) was very knowledgeable and interesting...More

Thank michaelbrown990
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This spot is easy to miss, but try to swing in for a visit. The grounds are only available via private tour, which require a reservation, but the visitor center is very informative.

Thank Jeffrey S
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Robin A
26 March 2017|
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Response from pmirage77 | Reviewed this property |
There are no standard tours scheduled on Mondays, Tours are conducted on Tuesday through Saturday. That means the 27th is out. However the Visitor Center is open and there is a lot of information available, If you can make... More
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Lori B
3 March 2016|
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Response from Cornelia Z | Reviewed this property |
The visitor center is open to drop ins, but all tours need to be reserved. It's not a plantation house, it's the home built in early 1900s by Banard Baruch to use to entertain his friends, including Winston Churchill and... More
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Clittle44
29 January 2016|
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Response from flamouth3 | Reviewed this property |
It's got some interesting displays and if you're in the neighboring area, it's worth stopping in, but it's not worth a special trip.
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