THE STATE'S COMPLETE
Housed in the museum's three galleries is a collection of artifacts and stories that create a timeline from the founding of the colony to current operations around the world.
From the founding of Charleston to current deployments, South Carolina continues to be at the forefront of land, sea, and air operations. Take a walk through our galleries to experience the full extent of the Palmetto State's rich military history.
With an extensive collection of firearms and edged weapons, the museum strives to tell a comprehensive military history of South Carolina through the perspectives of those who have served.
Honoring the building's beginnings as a National Guard motor pool, you'll find wheeled and tracked vehicles inside and outside the museum. Fully operational in their former life, these transports and fire support vehicles were vital to military operations.
Artillery has long been known as the "King of Battle." The museum houses the largest collection of cannons and field pieces in the region, with a collection that represents hundreds of years of military history.
From canteens and boots to radios and flashlights, learn how those who have served operated and adapted to changing
conditions in the field.