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See Amazing Planetarium and 4D Experiences During OZtober at the State Museum

The State Museum’s popular Halloween tradition returns with health and safety precautions in place! Enjoy a month of OZ themed Halloween fun with family and friends, including a variety of exciting shows.

Travel to Oz with The Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience™ in the 4D theater, plus Skies Over Oz and HalloScream Laser Lights in the museum’s 55ft digital dome planetarium. Now showing all month long!

Capacity is limited and, per Gov. McMaster’s executive order, guests aged 3 and above are required to wear a face covering. Advance online ticket purchase is strongly recommended. Click here for tickets!

4D Theater – The Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience™

The State Museum’s Rev. Dr. Solomon Jackson, Jr. 4-D Theater combines 3-D visuals with real life sensations, such as seat vibrations, scents and more. Guest are invited to see The Wizard of Oz come alive as never before in this amazing 16 minute 4-D experience. With digital 3-D and state-of-the-art special effects, this beloved classic becomes a modern adventure as the infamous tornado carries guests to the magical Land of Oz. Showing daily in October. Click HERE to see showtimes and get tickets!

Planetarium – Skies Over Oz

Hear the tale of Dorothy’s epic adventures in Oz told as a constellation myth using imagined patterns of stars in the night sky. Guests will also get a look at the current night sky from here at home in Columbia. Showing in the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Planetarium every Saturday and Sunday in October. Click HERE to see showtimes and get tickets!

Planetarium – HalloScream Laser Lights

Guests will experience a dynamic laser show choreographed to classic Halloween tunes like Thriller, Monster Mash, and Ghostbusters. Showing daily in October in the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Planetarium. Click HERE to see showtimes and get tickets!

Hours and Admission
OZtober activities are covered by museum membership or general admission which is $8.95 for adults, $7.95 for Seniors and $6.95 for children (ages 3-12). Planetarium experiences and 4-D shows are an additional charge. The museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday and is closed on Monday. Due to the museum’s need to manage guest capacity, online advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended.

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