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EVENTS

 

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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FEATURED EVENTS

 

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DON’T FORGET!
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 8 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!

 


 

Southeastern Toy Soldier Showtoysoldiershow
Sat., Aug. 8
Exquisitely detailed military miniature figures or the little plastic G.I. Joes from your childhood, they’re all here at the Southeastern Toy Soldier Show. See, buy, or trade toy soldiers or other military miniatures from various periods of history and enjoy special museum programs presented during the day. Click HERE to learn more.

 

 


 

RIO: THE 4-D EXPERIENCE Member NightRio4D
Fri., Aug. 14 from 6 – 9 p.m.
Museum members are invited to an exclusive Friday night Member Party! This event will feature showings of the NEW 4D film, RIO: the 4-D Experience, family friendly activities and light refreshments. Click HERE to learn more.

 

 


 

First Citizens First SundayFCSquare
Sun., Sept. 6 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 four floors of permanent and changing exhibits. Blockbuster exhibit admission, Planetarium and 4D Theater shows are an additional price. Click HERE to learn more.

 

 


 

Annual Fall Festivalfalllogowcopy_611x1000
Sat., Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The South Carolina State Museum is kicks off the fall season with this annual event featuring South Carolina barbecue, live music, artist demonstrations and lots more! Click HERE to learn more.

 

     

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

 

   

The State Museum offers a variety of programs throughout the year with our annual signature events.

 

 

Southeastern Toy Soldier Showtoysoldiershow
Sat., Aug. 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Exquisitely detailed military miniature figures or the little plastic G.I. Joes from your childhood, they’re all here at the Southeastern Toy Soldier Show. See, buy, or trade toy soldiers or other military miniatures from various periods of history and enjoy special museum programs presented during the day.

 

 


 

Annual Fall Festivalfalllogowcopy_611x1000
Sat., Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The South Carolina State Museum is kicks off the fall season with this annual event featuring South Carolina barbecue, live music, artist demonstrations and lots more!

 

 


 

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Sat., Oct. 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The museum’s annual Halloween tradition is back for lots of family fun! Featuring activities like: games and prizes, scavenger hunt, crafts, special shows and more!

 

 

 


 

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Dec. 2015
The State Museum is officially kicks-off each holiday season with an annual WinterFest celebration featuring great shopping, holiday shows and family-friendly events and activities taking place throughout the month of December.

 

 

 


 

Museum Road ShowMuseum Road Show
Next Date TBA
Have you ever wondered if those items you found at the local flea market, antique shop, tag sale, or even in your basement and attic were actually worth something? Whether it’s an heirloom, antique or artifact, local experts will be onsite in a variety of fields to offer informal verbal appraisals at the Museum Road Show.

 

 

 

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