Confederate Museum, Charleston

(3.7/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Confederate Museum may refer to: Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia City Market (Charleston, South Carolina), which houses the Confederate Museum in Charleston
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  • The Confederate Museum is located on the second floor of the tall building at the west end of the Charleston City Market (Market St. & Meeting St.). As you would expect, it houses many relics from the...  more »
  • Wonderful small Confederate Museum housing many exhibits in a small space. We were greeted by two Daughters of the Confederacy volunteers. Price is right $5 apiece. I'm amazed that somehow they aren't...  more »
  • This my third time in six years I have visited this museum and I discover new things every time. From military uniforms, flags, pictures and belongs from the unknown to the famous. Be sure to check ou...  more »
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  • Very interesting memorabilia. I Saw a review here calling the museum racist? How ignorant are people these days? Well worth the $5 adult admission. One of a kind memorabilia thats a must see...
  • Let me say, I am a history nerd and I have an interest in military history. The $5 admission price was worth the entrance. This museum is owned and operated by the United Daughters of the Confederacy whose mission is to make sure that the sacrifices of Civil War soldiers and their families are remembered. The ladies working were very helpful and answered a few questions I had. The place is very artifact heavy and light on interpretation. That being said, you'll find the sword of Bernard E. Bee, a button from the coat of a Confederate naval officer off the CSS Alabama, and several original Confederate officer coats, among many other objects. If you like history, spend an hour here. You won't regret it.
  • Uh. They use the word "negro" in their placards. Great historical artifacts, but this isn't the 1800s anymore.
  • This museum is less an organized display and more a random collection of Confederate artifacts. It is a bit cluttered and overwhelming, but the items are good. The Lost Cause is not hammered home, but do not ask the staff why the war started: expect to hear nothing about slavery. Like most staff's at Confederate museums, the workers here are a bit odd, and probably defensive given the country's turn away from the Lost Cause view of the war.
  • It has a lot of history and artifacts. Very disorganized and cluttered. I could not piece together a concept. Items are labeled and I could distinguish the artifacts. Probably will not go back but I can say I have been there.