Mann-Simons Site and its collection

Mann-Simons Site

The Mann-Simons Cottage, located in Columbia, South Carolina, is a historic home that dates back to around 1850. This 1 + 1 ⁄ 2 -story, cottage style frame house stands on a raised basement, offering a glimpse into the architectural style of the mid-19th century.

Antebellum Home of a Free Black Family

The Mann-Simons Cottage holds significant historical value as it was the antebellum home of a substantial free black family in Columbia. This aspect of the house's history provides a unique perspective on the lives of free black families during the antebellum period.

Mann-Simons Cottage: A Museum Open Six Days a Week

Today, the Mann-Simons Cottage serves as a museum, open to the public six days a week. Visitors can take a tour of the house to learn more about its history and the lives of the people who once lived there.

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History & Anthropology  History & Anthropology

Mann-Simons Site
1403 Richland St
SC 29201 Columbia
South Carolina

Visitor information Mann-Simons Site

Opening hours

13:30 – 15:00
13:30 – 15:00
13:30 – 15:00
13:30 – 15:00
15:00 – 16:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Wednesday - Saturday at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tours typically last 45-60 minutes.


6 – 12US$8.00
Reduced AdultsUS$11.00
Reduced YouthUS$7.00


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Location & Map

1403 Richland St, Columbia

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