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H.L. Hunley Submarine

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Address: 1250 Supply Street, Building 255, Warren Lasch Conservation Center, North Charleston, SC 29405
Phone Number: 877 448 6539
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Glad we saw the sign

We were on our way home when my husband saw they sign and asked if I wanted to go. It's a good thing no one was in the lane next to us because as soon as I said yes, he got off... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Oswego, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We were on our way home when my husband saw they sign and asked if I wanted to go. It's a good thing no one was in the lane next to us because as soon as I said yes, he got off the exit. We hadn't planned to stop but were so glad we did. He has seen the movie... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The tour and museum was a highlight of our family trip to Charleston ~ our children (ages 5 - 15) were all engaged and interested in the information presented about the Hunley. This museum is VERY well thought out and the displays offered an engaging way to tell the fascinating story of the Hunley. We all learned new things and... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We first visited the Hunley about two years ago when they still had it submerged in salt water. Wow, what they can do in two years. They have refurbished the museum side so far past my expectations. The volunteer we had, I believe his name was Phil, was wonderful. You can tell he really enjoys what he does as a... More 

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Easton, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A great nautical historical event that everyone can enjoy, both young and old. Easy access to visit!

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Tulsa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is the first submarine to sink a ship ever during the civil war in Charlestown harbor. all the 8 men on it perished and it was recovered a few years ago from the sea with all crew remains recovered and buried in magnolia cemetery. the submarine can be viewed in a large tank as it is being preserved and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Don't miss this OUTSTANDING museum. I am not a military buff but this was a fascinating experience from start to finish. To see and hear how the sub was located, raised and how her secrets are slowly being discovered, was amazing. The 8 men were in incredibly cramped conditions, worked hard in order to propel the sub and probably died... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Nice museum/ visitor center. Tour guide was a volunteer and you could tell his heart was with the project. The real treat was getting to see such an interesting piece of our country's history in the restoration process. Please visit to support the preservation of the H. L. Hunley. How often do you get an opportunity like this?

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The current location for the Hunley submarine is well put together and has a lot of background information about the submarine and its history. The submarine itself is difficult to see as it is submerged in a large tank to preserve it and continue the work on it and you can only see it from above on a platform located... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

A must see if you are interested in history and mechanical things. It makes you wonder how they were able to operate this machine.

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North East, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This is both a Historical and local event. The entire project is laid out and you can see history being unfolded right in front of you.

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Additional Information about H.L. Hunley Submarine

Address: Address: 1250 Supply Street, Building 255, Warren Lasch Conservation Center, North Charleston, SC 29405
Phone Number: 877 448 6539
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  North Charleston
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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