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The Citadel

171 Moultrie St, Charleston, SC 29409-0002
+1 843-953-5006
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Visited the college and it was beautiful. Staff was very welcoming and tour was great. Very nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
wendydcmp
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Norristown, Pennsylvania
Being a Veteran it was a great place to see

Never been to a Military Academy before, found it very interesting and made me proud to have served... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
thseabee
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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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  • Average5%
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A historic military college best known for its Moorish-inspired architecture.
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171 Moultrie St, Charleston, SC 29409-0002
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+1 843-953-5006
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"beautiful campus"
in 61 reviews
"military college"
in 52 reviews
"parade ground"
in 28 reviews
"dress parade"
in 25 reviews
"friday afternoon parade"
in 21 reviews
"west point"
in 14 reviews
"pat conroy"
in 11 reviews
"young men and women"
in 9 reviews
"great school"
in 7 reviews
"book store"
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"open to the public"
in 8 reviews
"south carolina"
in 18 reviews
"bus tour"
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"great place to visit"
in 10 reviews
"gift shop"
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"walk around"
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"lots of history"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the college and it was beautiful. Staff was very welcoming and tour was great. Very nice atmosphere

Thank wendydcmp
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never been to a Military Academy before, found it very interesting and made me proud to have served my Country and see these fine young Men & Woman of some that will lead our Military down the right path. The place is beautiful and well...More

1  Thank thseabee
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here with a tour group, and went inside the church and a guide told us about the Citadel's history. We were able to take pictures in the church and on the grounds. They also have a great bookstore to browse. I thought it...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were onsite to attend graduation and were able to take a tour of the entire campus. For military and history buffs - particularly those of Southern history - the Citadel and its embrace of tradition and promotion of its core values ( duty, honor,...More

1  Thank Michael L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being a military brat I can always enjoy visits to military sites and the history that goes with them. This was inspirational and quite a visit.

1  Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour took us to the chapel at the Citadel. I was disturbed to see the Confederate battle flag on display among many other flags. This marred the experience.

Thank AnneDeA41
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Citadel is a great place to visit while in Charleston. First of all, it is FREE to visit and they even have FREE visitor’s parking. My family toured The Citadel on our own. You can actually call and schedule a FREE tour led by...More

3  Thank AlabamaAngel
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited this campus especially wanting to see the cadets parade. The campus is beautiful and young cadets in dress whites we're everywhere eager to answer questions. But the parade was an extremely emotional and beautiful thing!! So greatful for these outstanding...More

Thank Rick J
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

We just explored the campus and were impressed with the facilities, architecture and general atmosphere.

1  Thank jackd_10
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We arrived at the Citadel in late afternoon and had the pleasure of having two cadets from this outstanding Military College board our bus and give an excellent talk about life at the Citadel. Then we made a loop around the parade field looking at...More

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Chelsea S
28 March 2018|
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Response from edgars20132015 | Reviewed this property |
I would assume there is no fee as this is a state university. I would suggest you call the Visitors Center and discuss wanting to take the tour to see if they will put you with another group. We are older so a walking tour... More
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Pat W
11 February 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
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Response from CoachK2525 | Reviewed this property |
Will definitely love parade that is mid afternoon on Friday....The campus is overall open as far as viewing and taking in. Specific requests and activities are on the website and they do respond to inquiries pretty quickly..
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