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South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum

Open Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Amazing artifacts!

It was a museum of amazing detail with so many items of value that it took you back in time. A... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A great history lesson

Great display of actual confederate memorabilia, and a lot of history to learn and experience. A... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mark E
Aiken, South Carolina
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Founded in 1896, the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum is the oldest history museum in the state. The museum focuses on South Carolina’s military history from the Revolutionary War to the present.
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301 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3041
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a museum of amazing detail with so many items of value that it took you back in time. A true account of stories to match that brought the history back to life.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great display of actual confederate memorabilia, and a lot of history to learn and experience. A must see for a history buff, and for those who want to tear down the memories of the war! --•“Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it.”...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mark E
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Their collection includes some very interesting and rare artifacts from The War Between the States! Well worth a trip to see them.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed 2 September 2018

The South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum is very informative for some one who is unfamiliar with contributions made from the Revolution War to the Confederate war to current day. An impressive variety of relics and memorabilia. As a northerner, it was interesting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank H9973PGjosephh
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

I'm originally from Western PA and had visited Gettysburg several times over my years. Now living here in S.C. I'm trying to learn about it's history. South Carolina has a great military history from the Revolution to the present and that is what this museum...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robert A
Reviewed 25 June 2018

If you are into Civil War history, especially South Carolina Civil War history, this is the place. The flag displays are especially interesting. A very well done museum covering nearly all the state's military history from colonization to present day.

Date of experience: July 2017
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SCCRRMM, Owner at South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thanks for the nice review!!

Reviewed 8 June 2018

The South Carolina Confederate Relic Room & Military Museum offers a fascinating glimpse into the state's military history through material items which belonged to the soldiers themselves. Ranging from guns to uniforms to decks of cards, these items help emphasize the human component of war...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank EJD1864
Reviewed 26 April 2018

We revisited the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Museum. Each time we visit something has been added and more history is learned. This is definitely a site children should visit. It will be a real history lesson for them.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

I went there not knowing for one second the amount of information I would learn, Super impressed with everything and recommend everyone to take the time and check it out.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank NarrowMender
Reviewed 5 March 2018

By all means, take in the SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum in downtown Columbia,SC. It provides tremendous insight into tragic times when Americans fought against Americans to support their beliefs. Each room provided the viewer with exhibits and background into the War between...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Rodney B
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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