Mann-Simons Site

1403 Richland St.
Columbia, SC 29201- Map It
(803) 252-1770

AAA Editor Notes

Mann-Simons Site is at 1403 Richland St.; tours depart from Robert Mills House and Gardens at 1616 Blanding St. Commercial and domestic establishments owned and operated by several generations of an African-American family (circa 1843-1970) once occupied the property. Only one of the houses remains; it contains exhibits about the family and the site. The Outdoor Museum on the site's grounds includes ghost structures representing the buildings that once stood on the property paired with interactive wayside signage. Tickets are issued at Robert Mills House and Gardens. Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 45 minutes minimum.
$8; $6 (ages 65+ and active military and college students with ID); $5 (ages 6-17). Combination ticket with Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens, Robert Mills House and Gardens, and Woodrow Wilson Family Home $28; $20 (ages 65+ and active military and college students with ID); $16 (ages 6-17).
Hours: Guided tours are offered on the hour Tues.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. 1-5. Closed major holidays.