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UPCOMING 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.

Museum of Oz
Overnight in Oz
Growl at the Moon

Upcoming Events

 

First Citizens First SundayNatural History Gallery SC State Museum
The First Sunday of Every Month

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. Planetarium and 4D Theater shows are an additional price. Click HERE to learn more.

 
 


 

Second Shift Twosdays
Every Tuesday from 5 – 10 p.m.
General admission is 2 for $10!

The museum is open late every Tuesday! Explore four floors of permanent and changing exhibits, planetarium shows, 4D Theater films, night-sky viewing in the Observatory and more. Click HERE to learn more.

Plus, enjoy LIVE music in the Carolina Gallery on select Tuesdays nights.
 


 

Saturdays in OzMuseum of Oz
Sat., Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27
See The Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience™, meet the characters from the movie, enjoy crafts and games, get a souvenir photo in the Land Of OZ™ and more! Click HERE to learn more.

 
 
 


 

Tuesdays in OzMuseum of Oz
Tues., Oct. 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 5 – 10 p.m.
The museum is OPEN LATE on Tuesday nights! Sip on apple cider, see The Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience™, get a souvenir photo in the, eplore the “Magical Maze of Oz” and more! Click HERE to learn more.

 
 
 


 

Overnight in OZ
Fri., Oct. 19 – Sat., Oct. 20
Spend the night and explore the Museum of Oz after-hours! Enjoy special activities, exclusive 4-D showings and more. Click HERE to learn more.

 
 
 


 

Growl at the MoonGrowl at the Moon
Thurs., Oct. 25 from 7 – 10 p.m.
Travel back to the 1980s and explore your inner Teen Wolf with Growl at the Moon! This annual after-hours Halloween party will celebrate the museum’s 30th anniversary and feature: a NEW planetarium show, 80s music, food, craft beer and more. Click HERE to get tickets!

 


 

30th Anniversary Weekend
Sat., Nov. 3 and Sun., Nov. 4
Enjoy FREE general admission all weekend to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the State Museum. Enjoy live music and barbecue on Saturday and Latin cuisine and performances on Sunday. Click HERE to learn more.

 
 


 

Making Slime Day Camp
Tues., Nov. 6
Kids out of school for the day? The museum is excited to offer a camp on Election Day for children aged 6 – 12 years old. Join us for oozy slime-making fun!Click HERE to register.

 
 


 

Member Discount DayCotton Mill Exchange, South Carolina State Museum
Sat., Nov. 17
Just in time for the holidays, museum members can enjoy an extra 10% OFF purchases in the museum store, the Cotton Mill Exchange. Not a member? Click HERE to learn more.

 
 


 

Palmetto Health Foundation’s Festival of Trees
Fri., Nov. 16 – Sun., Nov. 18
The 29th Festival of Trees, a Palmetto Health Foundation signature fundraising event, is returning to the South Carolina State Museum! Enjoy family-friendly holiday cheer continues through the weekend. Click HERE to learn more.

 
 


 

Member Discount Day
Sat., Dec. 8
Just in time for the holidays, museum members can enjoy an extra 10% OFF purchases in the museum store, the Cotton Mill Exchange. Not a member? Click HERE to learn more.

 
 


 

Winter Break CampsWinter Break Camps, South Carolina State Museum, Columbia
Thurs., Dec. 20 – Fri., Jan. 4
The South Carolina State Museum in Columbia is excited to offer camps during Winter Break for children aged 6 – 12 years old. Each day will focus on a different subject matter and even includes a special Polar Express Day!Click HERE to register.

 
 
 

Want to see more upcoming events? Check out the full events calendar