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South Carolina Civil War Museum - CLOSED

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A Hidden Gem.

This place is unique, located behind a gun shop and shooting range, it offers a unique look at camp... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2017
Waynebrom123
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Very Interesting

It's one thing to read about the Civil War but seeing the old weapons, uniforms and memorabilia you... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2017
Bob74742
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Mar 6, 2018
“Permanentry closed”
Feb 3, 2018
“rebel flags”
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4857 Highway 17 Byp S, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-6683
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

Google maps stated that it was closed but decided to head there anyway as we had some time to kill and the website for the museum still seemed to be up and stated open hours. Luckily we did not travel far out of our way...More

Date of experience: March 2018
8  Thank Tom Y
Reviewed February 3, 2018

i was not impressed with the rebel flags they should be removed. Other then that it was ok. I would say to go see it but it was not tastefully done.

Date of experience: February 2018
4  Thank suzan5050
Reviewed December 1, 2017

I'm wondering what happened. I noticed a couple of weeks ago when driving by that both the museum and shooting range are gone and on here it says they are closed permanently. I love taking friends visiting here for the first time to see the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Thomas S
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Couldn't even find this place! Even after we asked someone for directions we couldn't find it... tried to call but no answer... WTF??

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank lhefling
Reviewed August 15, 2017

This place is unique, located behind a gun shop and shooting range, it offers a unique look at camp life during the civil war. It is a must if you are interested in the civil war and history.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Waynebrom123
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Went there and called he number that was on the door. The lady said the man that runs it has retired and is selling off the pieces to different museums.

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed June 9, 2017

We stopped by the South Carolina Civil War Museum in the past week and were disappointed to see that it is closed. The sign on the door says that is has relocated, but there was no new address listed. Google and the museum's website does...More

Date of experience: June 2017
6  Thank Gwen G
Reviewed April 26, 2017

I like finding private and smaller town museums, and this one was a jewel. A private collection of guns, clothing, civil was tents and artifacts, including some of the items found on a ship that was scuttled, and just recently found by the owner of...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Ron D
Reviewed April 26, 2017

It's one thing to read about the Civil War but seeing the old weapons, uniforms and memorabilia you can get a feel for the conditions at the time. How fortunate we are to be alive today. Very informative and a great way to spend a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Bob74742
Reviewed February 10, 2017

This site is very educational for those that like history, and a great reflection of how it use to be, way back when. A war that cost our county many lives in a moment in time.

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank Dr Edward D
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