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Boeing Observatory Educational Experiences

The South Carolina State Museum is home to the Boeing Observatory featuring a 1926 Alvan Clark 12 3/8″ refracting telescope connected to state-of-the-art technology that gives students all over the state the ability to control the telescope and observe the night sky all from their classroom.

The Boeing Observatory offers a variety of on-site field trip experiences and distance learning programs for SC schools, as well as professional development opportunities for South Carolina Teachers.

On-Site Experiences

Click on the programs below to reveal descriptions and details.


Distance Learning Experience


Professional Development for Educators