Tours are 11:30 AM and 3:00 PM Tuesdays to Saturdays. Tours are $5 per person (children and students free) which includes a guidebook of either the Gardens or the Monastery.Please note that there are no tours on Sundays and Mondays.
For 2014, the 1st Friday of the Month is a Solitude Day for the Monks, there are no tours on these days.
Mepkin Abbey Crèche Festival
Make plans to attend the 2013 Crèche Festival in Nov. & Dec.
Try Our Delicious Drizzzle
"Concocted with just the right blend of tanginess, tartness, and sweetness, this versatile fruit juice syrup is the perfect topper to roasted pork loin, grilled duck breast, brie, and yes, even waffles, pound cake, and lemon sorbet."
— Charleston Magazine Available at the Abbey Store
Combing the historical significance of the Christmas Nativity with the diversity of cultures and artists that have interpreted it through the ages, "Finding Bethlehem" guides you thoughtful commentaries of theologians and collectors alike, to artist statements and the voices of "behind-thes-scenes" participants in the Festival, the book explores the spiritual and artistic meaning of the Nativity.Available at the Abbey Store