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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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Interesting, seeing history where it happened

Large, fascinating exhibit area. Lots of explanation and exhibits featuring military arms, a model... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Awesome museum

If you enjoy history of the war between the states, this is a good museum to visit. First, it is... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Dallas, Texas
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“civil war” (24 reviews)
“history buff” (5 reviews)
“south carolina” (12 reviews)
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301 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3041
+1 803-737-8095
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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
Reviewed 16 May 2017

You won't regret spending a little time here in this museum. It isn't large and you can skirt through in 10 minutes, or easily spend an hour. Very high quality and you should not miss it if you enjoy military history.

1  Thank royklevmyr
Reviewed 29 April 2017

What I liked most about this museum is that it knows who it is and what it wants to be. There isn't any flowery political correctness or greater good conversation, it is strictly "here are the historical events that SC was a part of and...More

1  Thank PfeiffersOnTheGo
Reviewed 18 April 2017

If you have any interest in the civil war, this is a place not to miss! It has many actual South Carolina artifacts, and also includes a lot of SC history. I only had a short time to visit - wish it had been longer!...More

1  Thank Dennis O
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

It's small but mighty. The museum not only houses confederate relics but also contains exhibits covering South Carolina's involvement in many wars. You can tour this in an hour or so.

Thank Marcia W
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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