South Carolina State Museum

Museum
301 Gervais St (Huger St), Columbia, SC 29201, United States
Hours:
Open until 5:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon, Wed–Fri
    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 10:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Sun
    • Noon–5:00 PM
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The South Carolina State Museum features four floors of permanent and changing exhibits, a 55ft digital dome planetarium, 4D theater & observatory.

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    Douglas S.
    "Check out the new Historical Astronomy exhibit!"(8 Tips)
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    "Congaree Art Festival"(5 Tips)
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  • Christina m.

    I love there Christmas laver light show and plantatoriom

    Christina magyar · January 28
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  • Tamra M.

    Many new exhibits! Majority of the interactive learning computers didn't work :(

    Tamra Marshall · October 12, 2014
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  • Tamra M.

    Art!!!!!!!!!

    Tamra Marshall · October 11, 2014
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  • Douglas S.

    Come see all the new cool stuff!

    Douglas Steimle · September 1, 2014
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  • Alita H.

    1st Sunday of each month is $1 admission

    Alita Hawksworth · August 10, 2014
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  • J M.

    You need longer than 1 and a half.

    J Mack · April 2, 2014
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  • Brewer L.

    Prepare to walk!

    Brewer Leggett · December 28, 2013
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  • Heather K.

    Lots of educational exhibits and interactive ones too. A must do! Easy day activity.

    Heather Key · June 1, 2013
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  • Steve H.

    The Maya exhibit is a must see

    Steve Hart · January 21, 2013
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  • Douglas S.

    Bodyworlds closes 4/15

    Douglas Steimle · April 13, 2012
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  • Douglas S.

    Last week to see Bodyworlds. Closes 4/15

    Douglas Steimle · April 9, 2012
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  • Vista G.

    Artista Vista 2012: Abstract Art in S.C 1949-2012, Congaree Art Festival - works of art from more than 40 S.C. painters & sculptors over the past 63 years. 
Reception 4/26 6 – 8pm w/ refreshments Read more

    Vista Guild · April 6, 2012
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  • Tell Them

    The fourth floor displays Civil War swords, guns, and artifacts, along with a full-size replica of the CSS Hunley and a copy of the Ordinance of Secession.

    Tell Them · February 27, 2012
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  • Columbia, SC

    SC's largest museum and one of the largest in the Southeast. Offers $1 on the first Sunday of each month. Do you know the secret about Blue Sky's mural in the Vista Conference Room? Read more

    Columbia, SC · January 27, 2012
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  • Faye D.

    Body Exhibit!!!!

    Faye Daniel · December 14, 2011
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  • Douglas S.

    Check out the new Historical Astronomy exhibit!

    Douglas Steimle · October 5, 2011
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  • Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina

    South Carolina nonprofits can sign up for free workshops through the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina's Carolina Academy for Nonprofits: http://ow.ly/5Usif

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  • Smithsonian Channel

    This Smithsonian Affiliate contains a full-scale reproduction of the H.L. Hunley, the Confederate submarine used to patrol Charleston Harbor during the Civil War. (From Aerial America) Read more

    Smithsonian Channel · June 24, 2011
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  • FindDinosaurs.com

    Perfect weekend destination! This museum has great exhibits and family fun! Learn even more about prehistoric animals, and buy highly detailed dinosaur collectibles by visiting www.FindDinosaurs.com. Read more

    FindDinosaurs.com · May 7, 2011
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  • Douglas S.

    Home school Friday is the 3rd Friday of the month

    Douglas Steimle · April 15, 2011
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  • Dennis M.

    I love the NASA exhibit!

    Dennis Mellen · March 29, 2011
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  • NASA

    The Space Science Gallery features a space suit worn during training by Astronaut Duke on Apollo 16, several instruments that were used on the moon, and an historic Fitz telescope built in 1849. Read more

    NASA · December 7, 2010
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  • Alita H.

    Go the 1st Sunday of each month: $1 admission

    Alita Hawksworth · September 5, 2010
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  • Jennifer

    Can you find all of the leprechauns hidden throughout the museum's permanent exhibit galleries?

    Jennifer · February 4, 2010
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