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Museum and Library of Confederate History

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Confederate history from the Confederate point of view

Small but interesting museum exploring Civil War history from the local viewpoint. Many artifacts... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Rockford, Illinois
What a nice surprise

Took some friends while they were visiting very interesting! I have lived about 1/2 hour away and... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Palm Coast, Florida
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15 Boyce Ave, Greenville, SC 29601-3109
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All reviews donations are accepted interesting artifacts gift shop could spend hours two hours great place to visit couple of hours downtown greenville weapons buffs collection yankee ancestors sword csa literature photos
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

Small but interesting museum exploring Civil War history from the local viewpoint. Many artifacts, documents and old newspaper accounts of the Civil War from this area and from that time. Bring your reading glasses as many of the displays are in regular newspaper size print,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Took some friends while they were visiting very interesting! I have lived about 1/2 hour away and never realized this was here! A very well displayed walls of arms both North and South. Several nice displays of swords and sabers! They have a nice library...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Cozy, opinionated "museum" full to the brim of old relics, photos, guns, cannonballs, and paintings of Gen. Lee and Gen. Lee and Gen. Lee as well. Inside someone's house. Medical exhibits were fascinating--complete with a half-sawed femur bone! However, the "gift shop" was a den...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank dzrmd
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

The artifacts came to life for this Yankee with our tour guide describing many of the items and telling stories. Lots of guns, pictures of locals, books, etc. Who knew that the widowed women became very ill and sometimes died in the summer wearing their...More

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank Rita L
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Although the web confirmed the museum would be open this last Saturday, it was closed.A real pity considering the good reviews I read before. I was really excited to visit the museum.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank AlbrechtR9
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Nice displays of Civil War artifacts and nice docets. No cost to go in. Also has a library if you want to do research. Near downtown Greenville which is a great place to visit. Check the hours as they are not open all day everyday....More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is a wonderful little museum, packed full of local history. Their collections of arms and photos is amazing. The gentlemen hosting were very knowledgeable and all sides of the conflict were represented. If you have a couple of hours to spare, this is a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We stopped by the Museum with some out-of-town friends and had the good fortune to get a tour from Coach Rossi. There's a wealth of artifacts, but it's the stories and primary source material that lights up the lives of people in that time, cuts...More

Date of experience: September 2017
5  Thank OlEdW
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I came to Greenville with my family for the eclipse, but I would have made the trip just to see this fantastic museum. It's small, but jam-packed with Confederate memorabilia, exhibits and politically incorrect (i.e. truthful) literature and souvenirs. It is also free to see,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank jnypa291
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Was heading to check out downtown Greenville and saw this on my map. Swung by to check it out. Ended up spending two+ hours! Its small but chock full of interesting displays. The weaponry is outstanding. The daily life exhibits give a great perspective of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank douglas d
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No cost to enter and hrs are 10-3 on Monday and wed 1-9 on Fri 10-6 on Sat... More