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First Sunday

Aug. 4 from 12 – 5 p.m.

General admission and is only $1 for guests on the first Sunday of every month! PLUS enjoy blockbuster exhibit admission, 4-D movies and/or planetarium shows, for only $5 each!


See Fly Me to the Moon 4D at First Sunday Prices!
Sneak on board the legendary Apollo 11 spacecraft for a mind-blowing experience that puts you in the middle of the action.

Only $6 (incl. gen. admission) when you visit the museum on First Sunday!

General admission to the South Carolina State Museum is only $1 for guests on First Sunday!*

Included in general admission, guests can explore four floors of South Carolina art, cultural history, natural history and science/technology, including the Boeing Observatory and the Robert B. Arial Collection of Historical Astronomy located on the fourth floor.

For an additional price, guests can experience the museum’s blockbuster exhibit, planetarium and 4D theater.


First Sunday Ticket Pricing

Please note: these prices are only valid on First Sunday. Explorer ticket packages include museum general admission and your choice of museum attractions: blockbuster exhibit, planetarium shows and/or 4D theater films.


Explorer 1

includes Museum entry and your choice of ONE museum attraction.

Gen. Public $6.00
Members $4.00

Explorer 2

includes Museum entry and your choice of TWO museum attractions.

Gen. Public $9.00
Members $7.00

Explorer 3

includes Museum entry and your choice of THREE museum attractions.

Gen. Public $12.00
Members $10.00


*General admission allows museum guests entry into all four floors of permanant exhibit space but does not include entry into the blockbuster exhibit, planetarium shows or 4D theater films.

Questions? Call 803.898.4921