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Confederate Museum

188 Meeting St, Upstairs at the corner of Market and Meeting, Charleston, SC 29401-3155
+1 843-723-1541
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Great Exhibits

Was very impressed with the numerous historical artifacts located at this museum. It is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ButlerBeachBum
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Butler, Pennsylvania
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Piece of History

Loved going through the confederate museum. It's located at the front end of the City Market... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John M
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Ladera Ranch, California
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Historic museum with displays of the War Between the States. The collection consists of Uniforms, Flags, Personal Items, Currency, Cannon, Swords, Guns.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“battle flags” (9 reviews)
“on display” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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188 Meeting St, Upstairs at the corner of Market and Meeting, Charleston, SC 29401-3155
Downtown
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+1 843-723-1541
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"battle flags"
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"nice collection"
in 7 reviews
"on display"
in 17 reviews
"market hall"
in 5 reviews
"rifled cannon"
in 5 reviews
"open tuesday saturday"
in 3 reviews
"interesting artifacts"
in 7 reviews
"interested in civil war history"
in 3 reviews
"extensive collection"
in 4 reviews
"south carolina"
in 12 reviews
"meeting street"
in 7 reviews
"history books"
in 3 reviews
"southern history"
in 4 reviews
"entrance fee"
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"well worth the visit"
in 5 reviews
"fort sumter"
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"charleston city market"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was very impressed with the numerous historical artifacts located at this museum. It is a worthwhile stop while in Charleston. They have an original flag that flew over Fort Sumter. Many historical facts along with the displays. Everything was well organized and presented. So much...More

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carolinajane, Manager at Confederate Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks you so much for visiting with us!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved going through the confederate museum. It's located at the front end of the City Market, upstairs. Spent about an hour looking at all of the fabulous Civil War memorabilia. Even my wife enjoyed it. Everything from photos/swords/guns/letters/uniforms, etc. If you enjoy reading about the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is only open at certain times mainly in the morning Located at the head of the covered market it boosts some solid confederate history Nice to see the confederate flag being flow. - this shows the museum is open This was a major time...More

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carolinajane, General Manager at Confederate Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting us. The museum hours are 11-3:30 Tuesday through Saturday.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Charleston you will probably visit the City Market at the corner of Meeting and Market Streets. Upstairs at 188 Meeting Street, just at the start of the City Market, is the Confederate Museum. Open Tuesday-Saturday from 11am to 3:30pm, small entry...More

Thank Linda C
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carolinajane, General Manager at Confederate Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for visiting us.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

My husband and I have been to Charleston a few times before, but had never visited this museum even though we've certainly seen it while on our visits to the city market. We decided to give it a try on our most recent trip and...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

This museum is a great visit when in Charleston. My wife and I coupled the visit to this museum with the Slave Mart Museum and the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon tour. We did all three of these the same day as well as walked...More

Thank John G
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

The museum entrance fee is cheap, but the museum is small after all. But don't let the size fool you, it's really packed with all the civil war artifacts, not just the military kind either. It's cute and worthwhile, also if you've not got too...More

Thank Ana P
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Our recent visit and still a really great place to go with a lot of information to browse through. They have many nice articles and artifacts of the Civil War. Some of My descendants came from the Charleston area and fought at Fort Sumpter. I...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

My husband and I have been to Charleston hundreds of times, but we always walk right by the Confederate Museum, located at the end of Market Hall. We decided to give it a try on a recent trip. It contains some interesting artifacts, although it...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Finally visited the Confederate Museum and was well worth it. Such a collection of artifacts and documents for the time period, the place is packed full. And if you happen to be a Civil War buff, you will be in 7th Heaven and plan to...More

Thank AnneMarie E
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GlendaW1386
30 May 2017|
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Response from Siobhan L | Reviewed this property |
$5 for adults, $3 for kids. open tuesday- saturday 11am-3pm.
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donna n
12 August 2016|
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Response from marx_66 | Reviewed this property |
They open at 11am(except Sunday and Monday),worth the visit for sure,and very reasonable price too at only $5.
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