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Museum and Library of Confederate History

15 Boyce Avenue, Greenville, SC 29601
864-421-9039
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Ranked #16 of 46 attractions in Greenville
Type: Museums
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Travelers Rest, South Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

We were very impressed with the museum and library. We were given a private tour by an excellent guide/storyteller. It was awesome to have someone be able to give you little known facts about many items.

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Somerville, Alabama
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78 reviews 78 reviews
32 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Nice local museum, lots of real artifacts. Maintained by local retired men who love to show you their treasures. Also have lots of books on Civil War topics.

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Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

If you love history you gotta pay a visit to the best small museum & library in the south. The volunteers are very knowledgeable, helpful, and help make the visit. Do yourself a favor & visit!!

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Granite Bay
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This Museum is located in a residential area in a large Victorian house. The many displays are well done presenting the history of the Confederacy. Clothing,firearms and swords, medical equipment and various items of furniture and personal goods are displayed. Period photographs with written descriptions help tell the story, but the big plus is the stories and information the docents... More

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Atlanta, GA
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93 reviews 93 reviews
50 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

At first glance, the museum looks tiny. But once you go inside, it is steeped with historical artifacts, pictures, books and information pertaining to the Civil War. My children liked seeing the Confederate money - and that the bills looked slightly different from state to state. I enjoyed that there were various fact sheets you could take with you to... More

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Greenville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Step back in time to the American war between the states. Large library to research units, battles, people of the conflict. Great displays an artifacts. Number of cannons on display inside an outside. Uniforms an weapons on display. Very good place to visit an spend some time. Has a gift shop. You learn about history of local units from war.... More

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sevierville
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

If you have any interst in the Civil War, you will want to visit this museum. It has many items from the Civil War and the guides have vast knowledge on the collection and the Civil War. It is free but you can make a donation (they do not even ask you to make a donation but are very grateful... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

I have to admit I don't know much about Confederate History but after our brief tour of this understated little museum I want to go back and learn even more. Wonderful artifacts from the Civil War period, our docent was rich in his knowledge of the Confederate Era. Large collection of uniforms, weapons, photos, maps and documentation. All of this... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

I have to admit I don't know much about Confederate History but after our brief tour of this understated little museum I want to go back and learn even more. Wonderful artifacts from the Civil War period, our docent was rich in his knowledge of the Confederate Era. Large collection of uniforms, weapons, photos, maps and documentation. All of this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013 via mobile

My mom from NY didn't even want to go at first, but the gentlemen running this museum showed us the true values of the confederates and southern hospitality. We got a tour and learned many things we didn't know about the war.

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