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Solar Eclipse 2017 – Eclipse Day Tickets

ECLIPSE DAY TICKETS

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

Eclipse Reaches Totality: 2:41 p.m.

Solar Eclipse Day Tickets include:

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

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

  • Solar Eclipse viewing glasses:
    Remember, looking directly at a solar eclipse could damage your eyes. The museum will be providing guests with special glasses to safely observe the eclipse.

  • Access to the Robert B. Ariail Telescope Gallery and Boeing Observatory.
    Please note: the Boeing Observatory and terrace will be open before and after, but not during, the Solar Eclipse on Aug. 21. The museum will be providing guests with special glasses to safely observe the Solar Eclipse from designated areas outside the museum.

  • Special eclipse education pop-up stations throughout the museum

  • Access to a 4D theater movie showing and admission to the current blockbuster exhibition, Savage Ancient Seas

  • 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.

Guest will also have access to:

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

  • Bathrooms on every floor

  • Free parking (for guests and buses)

FOOD OPTIONS

Food will be available as an add-on purchase. More details coming soon!


TICKET PRICING

GEN. PUBLIC

 

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

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MEMBER

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

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GROUPS

For groups of 10 or more.

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

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