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The South Carolina State Museum hosts a wide range of fun and fascinating events and programs throughout the year. There is always something new to see and do on every visit.

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F E A T U R E D   E V E N T S

South Carolina State Museum 4D Theater

Planetarium and 4D theater shows
The State Museum offers daily planetarium and 4D theater showings.

 

Planetarium Show Schedule
4D Show Schedule

 


 

Second Shift TwosdaysSecond_Shift_Moon
Every Tuesday from 5 – 8 p.m.
The museum is open late every Tuesday until 10 p.m. for Second Shift Twosdays. Explore four floors of permanent and changing exhibits, special planetarium shows, 4D Theater films, evening viewing in the Observatory and more. Click HERE to learn more.
NEW! General admission is 2 for $10 during Second Shift Twosdays! Plus, enjoy LIVE music in the Carolina Makers exhibit on the select Tuesdays nights throughout the summer!

 


 

Night at the State MuseumOverNight May 27 SQ
Fri., May 27 – Sat., May 28
Spend the night the State Museum with your family and learn from real Astronomers as they explore the vast reaches of space. Click HERE to learn more and register.

 
 
 


 

RACE: Are We So Different? Member PreviewRACE Social Media Avatar
Fri., June 3 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
State Museum members are invited to preview the new blockbuster exhibit, RACE: Are We So Different?, presented by Central Carolina Community Foundation, before it opens to the general public. Click HERE to learn more.

 
 
 


 

EXHIBIT OPENING – RACE: Are We So Different?Race Are We So Different
Fri., June 4
First day to see the new blockbuster exhibit, RACE: Are We So Different?, presented by Central Carolina Community Foundation. Explore the science, history and everyday impact of race in the United States in this thought provoking blockbuster exhibit. Click HERE to learn more.

 
 
 


 

First Citizens First SundayFCSquare
Sun., June 5 from 12 to 5 p.m.
General admission to the South Carolina State Museum is only $1 for guests on First Citizens First Sunday! Included in general admission, guests can explore four floors of permanent and changing exhibits. Blockbuster exhibit admission, Planetarium and 4D Theater shows are an additional price. Click HERE to learn more.

 
 


 

Summer CampsMuseum Camps8bit
June, July and August 2016
Campers will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of different camps while exploring the museum, experiencing 4D and planetarium shows, and engaging in problem based educational activities and STEM projects throughout the day. Click HERE to learn more.

 
 
 


 

NEW! Friday Night Laser Lightsdoors_laser
June, July and August 2016
This summer, on the fourth Friday of the month, you can see dazzling full-color and totally immersive full-dome laser shows set to some of your favorite music. From classic rock like Pink Floyd to Michael Jackson to EDM and beyond. Three different shows per night at 8, 9 and 10 p.m. Tickets are: $8 public/$6 members. Show schedule will be posted soon!

 
 
 
 

Want to see MORE upcoming events? Click HERE to see a full calendar!