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Solar Eclipse 2017 – Eclipse Day Tickets

2017 Total Solar Eclipse, Columbia, South Carolina

Ticket Status

Tickets are currently SOLD OUT. Sign up to be notified via email in the event the museum is able to release more general public tickets for Total Solar Eclipse Day

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More Local Eclipse Fun

The museum may be sold out, but there are lots of other exciting Eclipse Day events happening throughout Columbia. Check them out!


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Eclipse Day Tickets

Museum Open Mon., Aug, 21 from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

*** TICKETS ARE CURRENTLY SOLD OUT ***

PLEASE NOTE:
General public and member tickets to Total Solar Eclipse Day on Aug. 21 at the State Museum are SOLD OUT. The museum will be CLOSED to non-ticket holders on this day.

Solar Eclipse Day Tickets include:

  • Special appearance by South Carolina native and Apollo 16 astronaut, Gen. Charles Duke. In addition to being CAPCOM (Capsule Communicator) during the Apollo 11 Moon landing, in April 1972 Duke became the tenth man to walk on the Moon during Apollo 16.

  • Reserved common area outside the museum for safe viewing of the total solar eclipse (with access to restrooms and water)

  • Solar Eclipse viewing glasses provided by SCE&G (Remember, looking directly at a solar eclipse could damage your eyes!)

  • Special astronomy and space exhibits.

  • Special eclipse education pop-up stations and tours

  • Access to a special Planetarium Eclipse Show, Shadows from Space:
    When the Moon passes directly in front of the Sun, the world changes. Journey into space to see what causes this magnificent celestial display, which everyone here in Columbia will enjoy on Aug. 21, 2017.

  • NEW ADDITION! Access to NASA Langley’s Centennial Experience Trailer showcasing 100 years of historic accomplishments with a variety of NASA artifacts, audiovisual technology and unique 3D imagery and more.

  • Access to the Robert B. Ariail Telescope Gallery and Boeing Observatory.

  • Access to a 4D theater movie showing of, The LEGO® Movie™ 4-D Experience®

  • Admission to the current blockbuster exhibition, Savage Ancient Seas

  • Admission to 4 floors of permanent and changing exhibit galleries featuring South Carolina art, science & tech, natural history and cultural history.

Guest will also have access to:

  • Food and drinks available for purchase

  • 4,000 sq. ft. South Carolina Gift store, the Cotton Mill Exchange

  • Bathrooms on every floor

  • Parking options available


Ticket Pricing

Tickets must be purchased in advance and are non-refundable. Questions? Please email eclipse@scmuseum.org

GEN. ADMISSION

 

Adults: $29.95
Seniors (65 & above): $29.95
Children (3 -12): $24.95

SOLD OUT

MUSEUM MEMBER

Must present member card on arrival.

Adults: $23.95
Seniors (65 & above): $23.95
Children (3 -12): $19.95

SOLD OUT

GROUPS

For non-school groups of 10 or more.

Adults: $27.95
Seniors (65 & above):$27.95
Children (3 -12): $22.95

SOLD OUT