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South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum

301 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3041
+1 803-737-8095
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Excellent day long lectures and demos if the sword

I went to the special day long event of the sword at the Confederate Relic Room. A demo run by Dr... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edward S
Lexington, South Carolina
Enough good information

I feel that the information was presented in interesting exhibits. There was quite a bit more in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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301 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3041
+1 803-737-8095
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the special day long event of the sword at the Confederate Relic Room. A demo run by Dr. Jane Littman on modern fencing complete with members of her club with electric fencing scoring apparatus for the Columbia fencers Club was excellent. It...More

1  Thank Edward S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I feel that the information was presented in interesting exhibits. There was quite a bit more in there than I thought there would be and it took us a while because we enjoyed looking at it all.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very informative and well laid-out museum. I am surprised at some of the things that survived the war and are able to be displayed.

Thank Roberta M
Reviewed 10 January 2018

I feel it should be laid to rest with the rest of history! Leave behind in the history books! It is 2018!

Thank 267angeliae
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Large, fascinating exhibit area. Lots of explanation and exhibits featuring military arms, a model of the Henley submarine, historical artifacts.

Thank DanielinDC
Reviewed 28 October 2017

If you enjoy history of the war between the states, this is a good museum to visit. First, it is located in a repurposed textile factory. That in itself is worthy of a visit alone. There is an area out by the water with info...More

Thank cityslickerindasouth
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Interesting museum with a ton of relics. Always cool to review history from the opposite side. I was told it takes about 45 minutes to get through it. I stayed an hour and a half. Highly recommend it.

Thank Keith A
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

In what seems to be a volatile time in our country to walk through the relics of Civil War is a good reminder of the people that were involved, suffered, and persevered for the rights and freedoms of others. Remembering the pain and suffering and...More

1  Thank Doxa1
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Such amazing artifacts; especially the battle flags that have been through hell and back and now live on in a great museum for Civil War and American history buffs. See some great South Carolina military history for a small fee that is 100% worth it.

1  Thank StonewallBrigade
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This museum is dedicated to South Carolina's contributions to our wars from the revolution to WW II. Small but it includes some rare gems of history. We discussed this museum with the curator who gave us additional insights. It was worth the additional time to...More

1  Thank Janice P
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Clifford W
14 January 2016|
Response from dcupp | Reviewed this property |
Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Open every first Sunday in the month. Closed holidays except Veterans Day.
Christy N
5 December 2015|
Response from hbs74 | Reviewed this property |
I think it was $5./person