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South Carolina Military Museum

1 National Guard Rd, Columbia, SC 29201-4752
+1 803-299-4440
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S. Carolina combat through the ages

A great tribute to South Carolina National Guard. Very informative and well presented displays of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Yayaleft
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Darien, Illinois
via mobile
Great summary of military history

I enjoyed my walk through the museum. They have a great mix of displays and memorabilia, including... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michelle M
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Columbia, South Carolina
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“on display” (6 reviews)
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1 National Guard Rd, Columbia, SC 29201-4752
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great tribute to South Carolina National Guard. Very informative and well presented displays of combat uniforms and equipment from 1637 to current day. Well worth a visit.

Thank Yayaleft
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I enjoyed my walk through the museum. They have a great mix of displays and memorabilia, including equipment and vehicles, from modern wars and more historical interactions.

Thank Michelle M
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We brought our 11 year old daughter that loves history to this museum and she loved it. She was able to do a scavenger hunt which made her really enjoy the experience. The museum is worth checking out plus it's FREE.

Thank Lisa E
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

My grandson and I visited here recently, and we enjoyed it thoroughly. This museum (no admission charge) has one of the best weapons and uniform displays we have ever seen. Dating back to the 1600s! All displays are tastefully done, and arranged and catalogued so...More

Thank Wrabalais
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We visited a few years ago and we went back again today and it was even better than before. Very informative and great displays. Worth the trip

2  Thank bflees
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

South Carolina Military Museum has been a wonderful museum worth seeing. It has got lot of equipments which have been used by the military in the past. I recommend tourists to visit the museum.

1  Thank schroff
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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
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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
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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
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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
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