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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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History in your face

In what seems to be a volatile time in our country to walk through the relics of Civil War is a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile

Such amazing artifacts; especially the battle flags that have been through hell and back and now... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
New Jersey
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301 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3041
+1 803-737-8095
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We stopped here mainly because my wife's g-g-g-grandfather was a general in the Confederate army and from South Carolina. Thought maybe we d'd see something about him but didn't. They had a Xanthus Smith exhibit with many of his works of art. Was interesting to...More

Thank Ken J
Reviewed 15 January 2017

A little known fact, on many Fridays they have speakers come and talk about all sorts of things related to the history of South Carolina - battles and personalities in particular. There is no charge which is an added bonus. Half the museum doesn't change,...More

1  Thank del_moChapin_SC
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The information & artifacts were impressive. Staff knowledgeable & welcomed questions. Staff explained there was a "myth" but an archeological dig proved it correct! The museum has the arrowhead to confirm the myth as fact.

Thank SirPenLadyGwen
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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