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SECOND SHIFT TWOSDAYS

Observatory, Boeing Observatory, South Carolina, Museum, Columbia, Things to do, family fun

Every Tuesday evening starting at 5 p.m.

Exhibit galleries:

OPEN until 8 p.m.

Observatory:

OPEN until 10 p.m.

Gen. Admission is now 2 for $10 during Second Shift Twosday!

Visit the State Museum on Tuesday nights to enjoy special programs, exhibits, planetarium and 4D theater shows, and more after hours.

Please note: planetarium, 4-D Theaters shows and blockbuster exhibit tickets are an additional $5 each.

Second Shift Twosdays in July:

4D Theater

Tiny Giants 4D Experience, 4D TheaterTINY GIANTS 4-D EXPERIENCE®
The Enchanted Forest is the mysterious and wild home of a chipmunk whose small size is trumped by his enormous heart. This courageous creature taps into his ingenious superpowers to navigate the dangers of this magical world beneath our feet. Run time: 12 mins.

Showtimes for Tues. night: 5:30 p.m.

© BBC 2016, Distributed by BBC Worldwide North America

Ice Age: No Time For Nuts 4D – NEW SHOW!4D Theater, South Carolina State Museum, Ice Age, Columbia, Things to Do, Family Fun
Join Scrat, Ice Age’s resident nut-crazed sabre-toothed squirrel, as he time travels in his zaniest adventure to date, Ice Age: No Time For Nuts 4D. Run time: 10 mins.

Showtimes for Tues. night: 6:30 p.m.

Tickets available at the museum.

ICE AGE ™ & © 2018 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.


Plantarium Shows

Live Sky TourLIz in the planetarium
Take a tour of the current night sky with planetarium staff in this special presentation that will identify constellations, planets and other celestial objects that grace the skies above Columbia. Guests will learn how the sky changes over the course of the night and journey through space to get a closeup look at Venus, Mars, and the Orion Nebula. Show Run Time: 30 mins.

Live Sky Tour showtime: 6 p.m.

National Parks Adventure National Parks Adventure, Planetarium, South Carolina, Columbia, Things To Do
This immersive visual experience takes viewers soaring over red rock canyons, hurtling up craggy mountain peaks and into other-worldly realms found within America’s most legendary outdoor playgrounds, including Yellowstone, Glacier National Park, Yosemite, and Arches. Run time: 42 mins

National Parks Adventure showtime: 7 p.m.*

Tickets available at the museum.


Observatory

Night-Sky Viewingobservatory
Open until 10 p.m.
Explore the night sky through the museum’s historic Alvan Clark telescope. Observing is included with museum general admission. 

Click HERE to see a Boeing Observatory Viewing Update!


Programs

Acoustic Jam Sessions
Tues., July 31, from 6 – 8 p.m. in the East Gallery
Join members of the South Carolina Bluegrass Association for a fun acoustic jam session in the museum’s East Gallery.