Parris Island Museum, Parris Island

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Military Museum · Museum
The Parris Island Museum is located at Building 111, Panama Street, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island in Beaufort, South Carolina, United States. The museum consists of a 10,000-square-foot (930 m2) facility and includes exhibits of the history of the United States Marine Corps as well as the history of the Port Royal region. Exhibits cover the span of time and occupancy of the island, from Native American civilization and French and Spanish colonies to modern day. Other exhibits display artifacts from the early 19th century to the present day.
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  • The museum was a nice ending to an amazing day. First attended the Marine graduation. Then visited this museum. Enjoyed all the exhibits of Marine uniforms and battles through the decades. The short.....  more »
  • We were about to visit with a relative who did his basic training at Parris Island so the timing of our visit was perfect. While he didn't remember walking "through the doors", our conversation about....  more »
  • Great place. Lot of fun. I had some if the women's uniforms offer the date shown. Loved the different period music. Everyone was friendly. Staff as well as other visitors. Highly recommend for family of graduating Marines.
  • Well thought out design, unique and interesting items in USMC history. Small merchandise shop inside building. Wheelchair accessible, friendly staff. Recruits must sign in. Busy on family days and graduation days. Elevators accessible to public.

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