Robert Mills Carriage House and Gardens




If you desire a truly unique site for your next special event, consider the grounds of the Robert Mills House. Here your guests can stroll past a mansion designed by Robert Mills, a native Charlestonian who designed scores of landmark buildings throughout South Carolina and Washington, D.C. With lush landscaping and ornate gardens set against one of the city’s few National Historic Landmark properties, the Robert Mills House and Park provides a picturesque setting for your next special event. Enjoy a spectacular wedding ceremony in between polished gardens and in front of the fountain. Enjoy the magic and romance of the gardens, stroll through the grounds with your loved ones, and don’t forget to bring the photographer along. Partial Grounds Rental accommodates 150 and includes the Carriage House, My Mother's Garden, the Founders' Garden and the back lawn. A Full Grounds Rental accommodates 400 and includes all the grounds and gardens.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Park/Garden


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 80 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 400 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 400 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

Please contact Rental Coordinator for an exact quote. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required for any event.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Robert Mills Carriage House and Gardens is estimated at between $6,015 and $9,277 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
No kitchen
Public parking

Special Restrictions

No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 11:00PM