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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.

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F E A T U R E D   E V E N T S

South Carolina State Museum 4D Theater

Planetarium and 4D theater shows
The State Museum offers daily planetarium and 4D theater showings.

 

Planetarium Show Schedule
4D Show Schedule

 


 

Second Shift TwosdaysSecond_Shift_Moon
Every Tuesday from 5 – 8 p.m.
The museum is open late every Tuesday until 10 p.m. for Second Shift Twosdays. Explore four floors of permanent and changing exhibits, special planetarium shows, 4D Theater films, evening viewing in the Observatory and more. Click HERE to learn more.
NEW! General admission is 2 for $10 during Second Shift Twosdays! Plus, enjoy LIVE music in the Carolina Gallery on the select Tuesdays nights throughout the summer!

 


 
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Kadampa Meditation Center Lecture
Tues., Sept. 20 at 7 p.m.
Enjoy, “Living Fearlessly,” a lecture by Kelsang Tabkay, American Buddhist monk and resident teacher at the Kadampa Meditation Center.

 
 


 

Fall Festival and Pickin’ PartyFall Fest 2016
Sat., Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This exciting annual event offers guests a mixture of opportunities to enjoy South Carolina barbecue and food, craft beer, live bluegrass music, artist demonstrations and more outside and inside the museum. Click HERE to learn more.

 
 
 


 

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Sat., Oct. 1 through Fri., Nov. 4
Get ready for a month of Halloween FUN as the State Museum transforms into the MUSEUM OF OZ! Travel over the rainbow in The Wizard of OZ 4D Experience, explore Munchkinland, meet Dorothy™ and more this October! Click HERE to learn more.

 
 


 

Museum of OZ BannerMember Morning in OZ™
Sat., Oct. 1 at 8:30 a.m.
Members are invited to enjoy exclusive morning access to the Museum of OZ™ before it opens to the general public at 10 a.m. Featuring member-only showings of The Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience™ at 9:00 and 9:30 a.m. No RSVP required, 4D shows are first-come first served. Members may redeem their 4D attraction tickets or purchase member-priced 4D tickets for $4. Light breakfast refreshments will be served from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Not a member? Click HERE to join today!


 

Saturday in OZSaturdays in OZ
Sat., Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Enjoy a special kick-off party for the MUSEUM OF OZ filled with fun, games, snacks and more! Travel over the rainbow in The Wizard of OZ 4D Experience, explore Munchkinland, meet Dorothy™, go on an OZ scavanger hunt, get a balloon animal and more on this day. Click HERE to learn more.

 
 


 

First Citizens First SundayFCSquare
Sun., Oct. 2 from 12 to 5 p.m.
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. Blockbuster exhibit admission, Planetarium and 4D Theater shows are an additional price. Click HERE to learn more.

 
 


 

Sensory Friendly Day in the Museum of OZMuseum of OZ Banner
Mon., Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Travel to the wonderful world of OZ™ on this special Sensory Friendly Day designed for schools and families with special needs. Click HERE to learn more.

 
 
 


 

Saturday in OZSaturdays in OZ
Sat., Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Enjoy a day at the MUSEUM OF OZ filled with fun! Travel over the rainbow in The Wizard of OZ 4D Experience, explore Munchkinland, meet characters from the film and more on this day. Click HERE to learn more.

 
 


 

International Observe the Moon Nightmoon
Sat., Oct. 8 from 5 – 10 p.m.
Visit the museum and join people from all over the world as we observe the Moon! The Boeing Observatory will be open, plus planetarium and 4D shows will be available for guests to enjoy. Click HERE to learn more.

 
 


 

Saturday in OZSaturdays in OZ
Sat., Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Enjoy a day at the MUSEUM OF OZ filled with fun! Travel over the rainbow in The Wizard of OZ 4D Experience, explore Munchkinland, meet characters from the film and more on this day. Click HERE to learn more.

 
 


 

Saturday in OZSaturdays in OZ
Sat., Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Enjoy a day at the MUSEUM OF OZ filled with fun! Travel over the rainbow in The Wizard of OZ 4D Experience, explore Munchkinland, meet characters from the film and more on this day. Click HERE to learn more.

 
 


 

Growl at the MoonGrowl Logo 2016
Thurs., Oct. 27
This after-hours adult Halloween party features: night-sky observing, a chance to see The Wizard of OZ 4D Experience and Laser Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon, food, craft beer, live music & more! Costumes welcome! Click HERE to learn more.

 
 
 


 

Saturday in OZSaturdays in OZ
Sat., Oct. 29 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
It’s the last Satureday to experience the MUSEUM OF OZ! Travel over the rainbow in The Wizard of OZ 4D Experience, explore Munchkinland, meet Dorothy™, compete in a costume contest, get a balloon animal and more on this day. Click HERE to learn more.

 
 


 

THE POLAR EXPRESS 4-D EXPERIENCE OpensPolar_Express_Fbook
Sat., Nov. 5
First day to join us on an extraordinary 4-D adventure this holiday season! When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe. Show Run Time: 15 mins. THE POLAR EXPRESS 4-D EXPERIENCE will show daily from Nov. 5, 2016 through Jan. 1, 2017.

 
 


 

First Citizens First SundayFCSquare
Sun., Nov. 6 from 12 to 5 p.m.
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. Blockbuster exhibit admission, Planetarium and 4D Theater shows are an additional price. Click HERE to learn more.

 
 

 

Want to see MORE upcoming events? Click HERE to see a full calendar!