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Pre-Eclipse Weekend Event Information

2017 Total Solar Eclipse, Columbia, South Carolina, Solar Eclipse 2017

Eclipse Glasses

The museum will be distributing Solar Eclipse viewing glasses to Total Solar Eclipse Weekend ticket holders.

A limited number of viewing glasses will also be available for free at designated locations throughout Columbia, SC.
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Pre-Eclipse Weekend at the State Museum is almost here and we can’t wait to see you from Fri., Aug. 18 to Sun., Aug. 20!

To better help our ticket holders plan their weekend, we have put together some quick information on event details so you can make the most of your time at the State Museum.

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If you are looking for information for Total Solar Eclipse Day, Mon., Aug. 21, please click HERE.

Frequently Asked Questions for Pre-Eclipse Weekend

Please click on each topic below to reveal a list of frequently asked questions.