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South Carolina Military Museum

1225 Bluff Rd, Columbia, SC 29201-4714
+1 803-299-4440
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District PD

I went here for a district PD. I never knew it was there but it was definitely worth the days that... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Columbia, South Carolina
Better than expected

We were in Columbia on Eclipse Day after having stayed the previous night in Statesboro, GA. We... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
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1225 Bluff Rd, Columbia, SC 29201-4714
+1 803-299-4440
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

I went here for a district PD. I never knew it was there but it was definitely worth the days that we spent there. The staff was extremely kind & knowledgeable about all things military. The museum is already great but it is expanding and...More

Thank SleepingKellz
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We were in Columbia on Eclipse Day after having stayed the previous night in Statesboro, GA. We knew we would be arriving in town much earlier than necessary for the afternoon eclipse, so we researched something to kill some time. As our 8th grader is...More

Thank thetowguy
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I've been to a few Military Museums. This one is very impressive. Its completely free. There is a small gift shop. Parking is extremely limited. RV's will not fit in this parking lot but you can park at the street and walk down the drive...More

Thank Cape_May_Family
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

You could see everything in this museum in about 30 minutes or so if you wanted or an hour if you wanted to take your time. They have some sweet tanks on display outside and some vehicles inside and even a small helicopter. Lots of...More

1  Thank StonewallBrigade
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The museum is well organized really nothing else to add to the other positive reviews. There is no admission fee. It's off the road a little so don't expect to see it as you drive by.

Thank Loves-to-RV
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This museum is actually top-grade! We were very impressed during our entire visit and were enthralled by the quality and number of items in the varied collections. I was especially amazed at the weapon/gun collections...some I'd never... ever... seen before! This is truly Smithsonian quality...More

3  Thank okeedoke
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We happened to visit on Museum Day... no charge. However, it would have been worth a fee as history, according to South Carolina is well represented. Even the location, the cistern of an old cotton mill, added to a sense of history. The history buffs...More

Thank Roebuck1
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend were looking for something to do and this was a amazing find. All the staff were super knowledgeable and talkative. All the displays were correct and accurate. Everything looked authentic and displayed in a good order. I'll be talking about it...More

Thank Josh S
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Since my last visit, the museum has added a great deal of exhibits and vehicles. It is much larger than it used to be. In fact, there is an additional building added. Tanks, jeeps, half tracks, trucks, artillery, cannons and more await you. Plus, numerous...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I have visited military museums all over the country for years, and while this is not the biggest, more effort has been spent on the exhibits than I have seen before. Excellent... and thank you all for your service and dedication. Gene and Mary from...More

1  Thank genempls666
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