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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.

Upcoming Events

 

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 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. Sponsored by Colonial Life. Click HERE to learn more.

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


 

Museum of OzMuseum of Oz
Sept. 28 – Nov. 3, 2019
Get ready for a month-long Halloween adventure as you travel to Oz with daily showings of, The Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience™, enjoy special OZ themed events all month long and journey through the “Magical Maze of Oz” as you follow the Yellow Brick Road from a Kansas farm all the way to the Emerald City. Click here to learn more.

 
 


 

Saturdays in Oz
Oct. 12, 19 and 26 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
See The Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience™, journey through the “Magical Maze of Oz”, 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 Oz
Oct. 15, 22 and 29
The museum is open late on Tuesday nights! Enjoy planetarium shows Skies Over Oz and HalloScream Laser Lights, Ghost Tours, night-sky observing and more. Click here to learn more.

 
 
 


 

Overnight in Oz
Fri., Oct. 11 to Sat, Oct. 12
Spend the night and explore the Museum of Oz after-hours! Enjoy special activities, meet OZ characters, see exclusive 4-D showings and more. Click HERE to get tickets.

 
 


 

Member Oz Meet – n- Greet
Sat., Oct. 12 from 9 – 10 a.m.
Members are invited to enjoy exclusive time to meet Dorothy and friends in the Magical Maze of Oz and see The Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience. Click HERE for more info.

 
 


 

Growl at the Moon
Fri., Oct. 25 from 7 – 10 p.m.
Calling all witches, werewolves and other ghostly ghouls! The State Museum’s annual adult Halloween party returns for even more fun this October. Featuring a haunted virtual reality experience, a new planetarium show, live music from the Reggie Sullivan Band and more. Click HERE to get tickets.

 
 


 

Member Oz Meet – n- Greet
Sat., Oct. 26 from 9 – 10 a.m.
Members are invited to enjoy exclusive time to meet Dorothy and friends in the Magical Maze of Oz and see The Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience. Click HERE for more info.

 
 


 

Fall Festival and History Day
Sat., Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Celebrate Fall with delicious South Carolina barbecue, local craft beer and live music at the South Carolina State Museum. Plus, take a trip through time with exciting activities and programs focused on South Carolina’s history. Click HERE to learn more.

 
 


 

Member Discount DayCotton Mill Exchange
Sat., Nov. 16
Just in time for the holidays, State Museum members receive 20% off purchase in the Cotton Mill Exchange on this special day. Click HERE to learn more.

 
 
 


 

Festival of Trees
Fri., Nov. 22 – Sun., Nov. 24
The State Museum is excited to welcome Prisma Health Midlands Foundation’s 30th Annual Festival of Trees. The event, presented by Aflac, will kick off on Friday, Nov. 22, with an Auction Preview, and family-friendly holiday cheer will continue through the weekend with “Santa & Me” on Saturday and more fun on Sunday. Click HERE to learn more.

 
 
 
 

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