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Warren Lasch Conservation Center

1250 Supply St Bldg 255, North Charleston, SC 29405-2219
+1 843-744-2186
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Good Visit if Time Permits

This Conservation center is focused on the H.L. Hunley submarine that was discovered and lifted... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Donald J
Inman, United States
very informative and audience interactive

This place has the LS Hunley, a first successful confederate attack submarine. the tour is about an... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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1250 Supply St Bldg 255, North Charleston, SC 29405-2219
+1 843-744-2186
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Conservation center is focused on the H.L. Hunley submarine that was discovered and lifted from the sea floor back in the 1990s. The guide explained the Hunley and the events leading up to the Hunley being the first submarine to sink an enemy ship...More

Thank Donald J
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This place has the LS Hunley, a first successful confederate attack submarine. the tour is about an hour but there is plenty of interactives. The staff was very descriptive and dedicated to the preservation of the Hunley

Thank M00se1234
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This was our second visit to the Hunley exhibit ... we brought one of our sons, his wife and their 9 year old son. They had a good time, we enjoyed it all over again.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

A fascinating opportunity to visit a working historical conservation lab. This is the home of the H L Hunley submarine, it is clearly visible submerged in its tank of protective solution at weekends. Tours are only at the weekend as conservation work is ongoing on...More

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 14 December 2016

In the heart of the former Charleston Naval Shipyard lies a working lab which houses the H.L. Hunley, a Civil War submarine. The shipyard itself is quite a wonder, having been decommissioned twenty years ago. There are some private businesses that continue here, but many...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2016

The Warren Lasch Conservation Center is located on the former Charleston Naval Base. Not is the best area of town. What they have done here to restore and tell the story of the Hunley and its crew is amazing. Tours of the Hunley are on...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Fascinating tour showing the ongoing work to completely salvage the CSS Hunley. Amazing progress has been made, but there are thousands of hours of work and research to be done. The art and science of undersea archeaology is clearly still developing.

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 21 July 2016

The center houses a museum of sorts with lots of interactive displays, a Pioneer Sub replica, mock-ups of the Hunley that you can climb into, movies, artifacts and best of all, The H.L. Hunley itself! They have a great gift shop too. Come for a...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Got a Groupon, so it was a good value. Sat and Sun only. Good guided tour. Lots if interesting stuff, and great displays, but can't see the sub. It's behind plexiglass in a tank of solution and dimly lit. You can barely make it out....More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 19 May 2016

The conservation center is on the old Charleston Naval Base, DO NOT go to the modern weapons facility or JB Charleston. There are few signs to direct you so type in 1250 Supply St. The building is off the road near the Clemson Research center....More

Thank GregoryDee
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Trish S
21 September 2016|
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Response from GregoryDee | Reviewed this property |
You can check with Gray Line tours and other tour operators in downtown Charleston. Friends of The Hunley members get discounts, on the FOTH website All of the hotels should have concierge services that could help as... More