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The Citadel

171 Moultrie St, Charleston, SC 29409-0002
+1 843-953-5006
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Nice campus

In our way out of town, did a quick tour and walk. Neat and clean campus. I liked their mall setup... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2016
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Your visit to Charleston should include a visit here

With it's long and storied history, a visit to this campus should not be missed. Easily walkable... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2016
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A historic military college best known for its Moorish-inspired architecture.
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“parade ground” (24 reviews)
171 Moultrie St, Charleston, SC 29409-0002
+1 843-953-5006
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

In our way out of town, did a quick tour and walk. Neat and clean campus. I liked their mall setup and 'castle-like' buildings. Nice campus.

Thank Adrock1311
Reviewed 13 July 2016

With it's long and storied history, a visit to this campus should not be missed. Easily walkable (there is some shade during summer months), the chapel is lovely and the overall setting next to Hampton Park makes the visit worth your while. If you come...More

1  Thank vittoriarenee
Reviewed 8 July 2016

It ALWAYS brings back memories to drive through before leaving a Charleston visit for home in central S. C. BUT, we visited the museum recently and were "blown away" with what a wonderful resource it is!

1  Thank poptopEBS
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Interesting drive around the campus to see the dorms and buildings. Nice grounds and a nice park right outside the gates.

Thank rubletx
Reviewed 7 July 2016

If you are in Charleston while the cadets are in session the Friday Parade of Cadets is something fun to watch. The Citadel itself is full of history and worth a visit too. Getting there is very easy, it's an inexpensive bus ride from in...More

1  Thank JusWannaSleep
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Took my parents here today (step-dad is huge history and military guy). It was awesome, campus is beautiful, small museum on the third floor of the Daniel Library was informative. The ring, tanks, and buildings are always an awesome backdrop for pictures. If you visit...More

Thank Mindy M
Reviewed 5 July 2016

A true history lesson. Not only did they not allow females for years,they made it really hard for the afro americans to attend also.The history lesson was really interesting. There where a lot of nice outside.

Thank odres
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Our guide gave us the history of The Citadel and it was interesting that most of the buildings are all white on the main campus.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Even though this is not the original campus (that is downtown at Marion Square) this one dates back to the 20' and is most impressive. If you can, try to go on a Friday afternoon during the school year when they are having one of...More

1  Thank ACW2243
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We wanted to see the campus of The Citadel, and with WAZE on my iPhone we didn't have any problem finding it. It's on the northern side of the city. We weren't sure if it would be open, but we were able to drive right...More

2  Thank Barbara M
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15 October 2017|
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Response from CoachK2525 | Reviewed this property |
Will definitely love parade that is mid afternoon on Friday....The campus is overall open as far as viewing and taking in. Specific requests and activities are on the website and they do respond to inquiries pretty quickly..
Ashley J
28 June 2017|
Response from Ashley J |
Here the schedule for 2017/2018 . Parades start back up in September. citadel.edu/root/parade-schedule
Ashley J
28 June 2017|
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Response from Jim H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to be so late. No I do not believe so. Just when the cadets are on campus.