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Alumni visit!

We love this college. While visiting Charleston for a Citadel alumni mini-reunion, we shopped at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Deborah N
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Beautiful Campus

Very interesting tour. Would recommend for any age. The campus is impeccable. Don't miss the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cynthia S
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A historic military college best known for its Moorish-inspired architecture.
171 Moultrie St, Charleston, SC 29409-0002
+1 843-953-5006
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this college. While visiting Charleston for a Citadel alumni mini-reunion, we shopped at the Citadel Shop (too expensive) and walk around campus.

Thank Deborah N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting tour. Would recommend for any age. The campus is impeccable. Don't miss the chapel. Watching the cadets is awesome! Such discipline.

Thank Cynthia S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was biking around the city when I came across The Citadel. While there is a sign "visitors welcome", I still asked if it was ok to bike around, to which the gentleman said yes ! Everyone nodded in friendly acknowledgement or literally said "good...More

Thank airchristophe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful college campuses you'll ever see. Just park and walk around, no need for a guide. The chapel is gorgeous so don't miss that!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoy going to the Friday Retreat Parade at The Citadell. The precision and disciple of the cadets is awesome. Their pride radiates from their companies. It can get hot out on the field. This is worth the trip, even if it...More

Thank Lynn A
Reviewed August 16, 2018

I found visiting this site to be both emotional and enlightening. What a privilege to see these young men and women in situ in their early college days - very moving.

Thank JML525
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We strolled through the beautiful Citadel campus on a recent warm weekday morning. The Chapel was of particular interest to us. We purchased items at the campus store. We found staff to be welcoming. History and photo opportunities abound!

Thank Siobhan1177
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Beautiful campus. We walked around and enjoyed seeing the beautiful buildings. There wasn’t a lot going on, but were able to visit the gift shop.

Thank teresa0529
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This is by far the absolute best college to attend. It is a very strict regimen, but really makes fine men and women who may or may not serve our country. The bond that they create between one another is one that is never broken!!

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We had always heard that if we visited Charleston, make sure to stop by the Citadel. The campus is very majestic, and you can feel the history as you tour the grounds. It was very imprssive, and we were very glad we visited.

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July 11, 2018|
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Response from brjjk | Reviewed this property |
Toured with friend who lives sorta locally. But, the horse, carriage tour, in downtown Charleston is outstanding!
Chelsea S
March 28, 2018|
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Response from gwbeale | Reviewed this property |
I suggest calling the Citadel’s main switchboard 803-225-3294. They will get you to the correct office for the tour. I am positive there is not a fee.
Pat W
February 10, 2018|
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Response from Benbowers117 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. Originally it wasn’t until the early 90s. When the first female was admitted to the college. (It didn’t go well for her) but eventually over the years, the Corps of Cadets percentage of women increased. I believe... More