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State Museum Reopens – Members Only

May 30

Revised Hours of Operation

OPEN

Tues. – Fri: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

CLOSED

Sunday and Monday

State Museum Reopening – Members Only

Sat., May 30 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The South Carolina State Museum will reopen its doors to museum members only on Sat., May 30, before opening to the public on Tues., June 2. The museum will have new hours and include reduced blockbuster exhibit and planetarium admission.

Following guidelines provided by the American Alliance of Museums, AccelerateSC and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the museum will manage our hourly capacity, encourage social distancing among guests and staff, provide hand sanitizing stations through the building and staff will wear face coverings. Guests are strongly encouraged to wear a face covering during their visit.


Museum Member Visitation RSVPs

Some areas, exhibits and attractions may remain temporarily closed or include limited features during this time. Due to this, the museum will be offering reduced prices for the blockbuster exhibit and the planetarium.

The museum will also be managing our hourly capacity to better facilitate social distancing. Members are asked to please RSVP for the day and time you intend to visit. If you wish to explore the blockbuster exhibit, The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes, or see a planetarium show, you can RSVP for the time you wish to attend and then either use your comp attraction tickets or purchase add-on tickets when you arrive.

Members can visit without submitting an RSVP however, if the museum is at capacity, they may have to wait before entering the building.

Member Gen. Admission RSVP

Includes entry to four floors of museum changing exhibits.

Member Adult FREE
Member Senior (Ages 62 +) FREE
Member Children (ages 3-12) FREE

 

GENERAL ADMISSION
RSVP

Member Blockbuster RSVP

Reminder, members will need to use their comp attraction tickets or purchase member tickets when checking in.

Adult $4
Senior (Ages 62 +) $4
Children (ages 3-12) $4

 

BLOCKBUSTER TICKETS RSVP

Member Planetarium RSVP

Reminder, members will need to use their comp attraction tickets or purchase member tickets when checking in.

Adult $4
Senior (Ages 62 +) $4
Children (ages 3-12) $4

 

PLANETARIUM TICKETS RSVP

 

Museum Safety and Guest Rules

Guest Rules
To further address health and safety concerns, all guests are strongly encouraged to wear a face covering during their visit. The museum also asks visiting guests and members to:

  • Adhere to social distancing by placing at least 6ft of space between your group and other visitors

  • Stay home if you feel unwell, especially if running a fever

  • Wash and/or sanitize hands frequently

  • Contact the museum before your visit with questions, concerns or if you need individual assistance. Call 803.898.4999 or email webmaster@scmuseum.org

Museum Safety
Following guidelines provided by AccelerateSC and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the State Museum will be implementing the following measures:

  • Some areas, exhibits and attractions may remain temporarily closed or include limited features during this time.

  • Museum capacity managed on an hourly basis

  • Museum staff will wear face coverings

  • Hand sanitizing stations throughout the museum

  • Reduced capacity in the planetarium and blockbuster exhibition

  • Signage to encourage hand-washing and social distancing among guests

  • Regular cleaning of public and hands-on areas

Details

Date:
May 30
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