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South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum

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Address: 301 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Phone Number: 803-737-8095
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Tue - Fri 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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More than just Confederate relics. Revolutionary War through some Operation Enduring Freedom. It was the anniversary and re-enactors were dressed up and had uniforms, flags... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Mary B
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Martinez, GA
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Martinez, GA
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

More than just Confederate relics. Revolutionary War through some Operation Enduring Freedom. It was the anniversary and re-enactors were dressed up and had uniforms, flags, etc. from the era they represented.

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Lexington, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Today I was going to the State museum and noticed a lot of activity at the SC Relic Room museum. They were having an anniversary and it was Free! How can a history buff turn that down? And to top it off they had brought in various re-enactors with tables set up with new and interesting artifacts from WWI,WWII, and... More 

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Clover, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Great review of the history of the region and more. All wars were covered since Confederate war. Very interesting.

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Walterboro, South Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

We stopped in here while in Columbia to kill time before attending Monster Jam that night. My husband collects confederate memorabilia so we went for him. However, our two boys (9 & 6) enjoyed it just as much, if not more. The interactive exhibits were wonderful, the relics were fascinating and the entire atmosphere were nice. The guy running the... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Great artifacts and historical value. Alot of flags, neat old dresses, uniforms, medical gear, and guns displayed. It should be a must for all school kids as part of their history classes. I have been there several times and always come across something I missed the first time.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

If you are a history buff this is a must see stop. The Relic Room is inside the State Museum so you can see everything also. Take plenty of time here. Civil War history may not be for everyone, but it is an important part of our history. Be prepared for a meaningful experience.

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Parrottsville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

This museum is located inside the South Carolina State Museum and is a seperate entrance fee to get in. It is not very expensive because it won't take long to go through the museum; Two hours tops. One section covers Sherman's March through South Carolina and the personal reflections of the people during that time are very enlightening. It does... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

I visited this small museum 3 years ago. I wanted to see their new exhibit on Sherman's burning of Lexington and Columbia. In fact this week is the anniversary of the event. It was well done ! I am sure that if the museum had more money and technology available to them it could be ever so much better. I... More 

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Lawton, Oklahoma
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

Great museum that is worth the time to walk around it is large and spread out, so have alot of time to kill and spend the time to read the articles they explain alot.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

A good time and a very informative place. It is on the small side but worth the visit!! Staff was VERY kind and knowledgeable!

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