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Warren Lasch Conservation Center

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Educational & Fun

We enjoyed learning about the personal experiences through the tour guide as well as the history... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2018
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Visit to See H.L. Hunley

This is a very good way to see a history exhibit. The first successful submarine to sink a ship... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Griffin, Georgia
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1250 Supply St Bldg 255, North Charleston, SC 29405-2219
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Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed learning about the personal experiences through the tour guide as well as the history behind the submarine I took about two hours to go through. It was really neat being able to see the actual submarine!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

This is a very good way to see a history exhibit. The first successful submarine to sink a ship. Invented during the Civil War. It is still preserved in specially treated water. Many other exhibits about the crew and the inventors. and a mock up...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank adeadn
Reviewed 5 February 2018

On February 17th, 1864 the CSS submarine Hunley sank the USS Housatonic in Charleston Harbor. This was the first successful submarine attack in the history of warfare (if you call the loss of the entire Hunley crew as successful). Since the Hunley was found in...More

Date of experience: April 2017
4  Thank Calicoboy
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

First, this is a working archeological lab during the week as the vessel is still being cleaned and preserved. Tours to see the Hunley are only available on Saturday and Sunday. The “museum” part of building offers plenty to see and experience. Our tour guide,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank TrishA4
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This Conservation center is focused on the H.L. Hunley submarine that was discovered and lifted from the sea floor back in the 1990s. The guide explained the Hunley and the events leading up to the Hunley being the first submarine to sink an enemy ship...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank Donald J
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This place has the LS Hunley, a first successful confederate attack submarine. the tour is about an hour but there is plenty of interactives. The staff was very descriptive and dedicated to the preservation of the Hunley

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This was our second visit to the Hunley exhibit ... we brought one of our sons, his wife and their 9 year old son. They had a good time, we enjoyed it all over again.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Robert H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

A fascinating opportunity to visit a working historical conservation lab. This is the home of the H L Hunley submarine, it is clearly visible submerged in its tank of protective solution at weekends. Tours are only at the weekend as conservation work is ongoing on...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Dave P
Reviewed 14 December 2016

In the heart of the former Charleston Naval Shipyard lies a working lab which houses the H.L. Hunley, a Civil War submarine. The shipyard itself is quite a wonder, having been decommissioned twenty years ago. There are some private businesses that continue here, but many...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank mikecarp
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The Warren Lasch Conservation Center is located on the former Charleston Naval Base. Not is the best area of town. What they have done here to restore and tell the story of the Hunley and its crew is amazing. Tours of the Hunley are on...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Trish S
21 September 2016|
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Response from GregoryDee | Reviewed this property |
You can check with Gray Line tours and other tour operators in downtown Charleston. Friends of The Hunley members get discounts, on the FOTH website All of the hotels should have concierge services that could help as... More