The South Carolina State Museum will be holding Accessibility Morning – The Cat in the Hat this Saturday, March 11 from 9 – 11 am. The special monthly program provides access for families of children, teenagers, and adults who would benefit from a quieter, sensory-friendly and disability-adapted experience at theContinue Reading

In partnership with FatRat Da Czar, In Full Effect: A Celebration of South Carolina Hip-Hop will honor and celebrate 50 years of hip-hop in South Carolina by showcasing its four core elements: DJing, Breakdance, Graffiti art, and Rapping.The event is on February 25 from 1 – 5 pm.The lineup includes:Continue Reading

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 4-D returns this Saturday, November 19 to light up the South Carolina State Museum this holiday season. The museum will offer 50 percent off kids (3-12) general admission on November 26, December 3, December 10 and December 17. Showing November 19 – January 1, Rudolph theContinue Reading

Halloween fun returns to the South Carolina State Museum this October with a lineup of shows and events. Guests are invited to enjoy a full month of activities, including a new 4D film, Dark History Tours, a special themed “Fright” Night Laser Lights event and more. “Our Halloween activities areContinue Reading

This July the South Carolina State Museum invites guests to stay cool with a museum visit and enjoy special super dog-themed shows and events all month long. In addition to a planetarium experience, Dog Days at the museum will also feature a pet adoption fair and a service animal appreciationContinue Reading

The South Carolina State Museum recently completed upgrades to both its planetarium and 4D theater, adding cutting-edge video software and technology to make guests’ experiences even more immersive. Trips across the world and in outer space now look better than ever in both theaters with the addition of new state-of-the-artContinue Reading

The State Museum will be holding a special event for the coming lunar eclipse. From May 15 through the early hours of May 16, a Lunar Eclipse will be visible in Columbia’s night sky. The museum is opening its doors after hours to observe the astronomical event. The next totalContinue Reading

This April, the South Carolina State Museum will celebrate the 50th anniversary of South Carolina astronaut Charles Duke’s historic walk on the Moon during the Apollo 16 lunar mission. Guests are invited to enjoy a full month of activities, including a new exhibition, a special planetarium experience and more. “ThisContinue Reading

In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, the South Carolina State Museum Foundation will present Shuck n’ Swing, an outdoor concert and oyster roast April 2 from 6- 9 pm. The ticketed fundraiser aims to support educational programming at the museum by providing an event filled with shellfish and tunes. “ThroughContinue Reading

Guests are invited to meet Santa and get 50 percent off General Admission this Saturday, December 11 from 11 am – 3 pm. Guests and museum members are invited to bring their wish lists and their cameras to meet Santa at the museum and take a photo. Plus, enjoy theContinue Reading