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Second Shift Twosdays

Every Tuesday evening starting at 5 p.m.

Exhibit galleries:

OPEN until 8 p.m.

Observatory:

OPEN until 8 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 January:

4D Theater

PLANET EARTH II 4D EXPERIENCE® – NEW!
Experience the world from the viewpoint of animals themselves as bears, jaguars, eagles, iguanas and snakes overcome the challenges of surviving in the wildest places on Earth. Based on the award-winning BBC series, Planet Earth II 4D Experience® brings us closer to the mesmerizing animal kingdom than ever before. Run time: 16 mins.

Showtimes for Tues. night: 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.

Tickets available at the museum.


Planetarium 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 AdventureNational Parks Adventure, Planetarium, South Carolina, Columbia, Things To Do
Narrated by Academy Award® winner Robert Redford, National Parks Adventure takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into the nation’s awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness. 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. Show Run Time: 42 mins.

National Parks Adventure showtime: 7 p.m.


Observatory

Night-Sky Viewingobservatory
Open until 8 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!