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Confederate Museum

188 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3155
+1 843-723-1541
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This museum was a collection of artifacts from the Civil War. Most items were donated by families... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Marilyn A
Average for me but for a fan possibly more

This museum has an incredible array of items connected to the Civil War (Confederate side). No... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Anne B
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Historic museum with displays of the Civil War.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“battle flags” (7 reviews)
“on display” (16 reviews)
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188 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3155
Downtown
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+1 843-723-1541
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum was a collection of artifacts from the Civil War. Most items were donated by families of Confederate soldiers. Some dresses and quilts were also on display.

Thank Marilyn A
Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum has an incredible array of items connected to the Civil War (Confederate side). No photos allowed. The items were overcrowded and sometimes difficult to access. The collection looked to me as if it needed to find a larger facility. Difficult to access if...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, I was sorely disappointed that I actually wasn't able to visit this museum. My stay in Charleston was cut short and the Museum was actually closed when I had time to stop by. I am a history buff and avid student of this interim...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really more of an extensive collection than a museum, I don't count that for a negative unless your intent is to go in and learn a ton about the war. Everything from paintings and flags on the walls to weapons and books in cases are...More

Thank James I
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a very small museum dedicated to the confederacy during the civil war. there are a large number of original items from the civil war. the admission was only 5 bucks! i spent an hour in there. the hours are limited. (11-3 when i...More

Thank aando20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Almost didn't go in because it was $5 admission fee but guy outside said it was AMAZING. The collection may be amazing, but the displays were not organized and with paying an admission fee, the experience could have been a great deal better. Items are...More

Thank Denise T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are flags, uniforms, dishes, writings, photographs, battlefield paraphernalia, books, and everything you would expect from a museum about the Confederacy, densely packed into a large room about 1000 square feet right above the central market. Friendly personnel. No photography allowed, which is my only...More

Thank relaxed53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in to the museum after seeing how inexpensive the entrance fee is ($5) and were shocked at the large size and excellent condition of the collection. Many original documents and letters, soldier's uniforms, different memorabilia and artifacts from the War. We wished we...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is an old-fashioned museum that is more like someone's attic than what we think of as a real museum. That said, it was a great place to consider the Confederate cause, which was all about preserving white rule and slavery. It's filled with coloring...More

Thank Traveler28_10
Reviewed 11 October 2017

If you are interested in the Civil War, then this is a must when visiting Charleston. Whilst not the biggest museum on the Civil War, it is packed with interesting exhibits from the Confederate side. We spent about 90+ minutes going round as there is...More

Thank Peter C
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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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