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The South Carolina State Museum hosts a variety of changing exhibits throughout the year, from exciting blockbuster features to other fascinating displays on South Carolina art, history, natural history, science and more.

Current Changing Exhibts

South Carolina’s First Astronaut Charles Duke and the Apollo Missions
New! Now Open
Trace General Charles Duke’s time at NASA during the Apollo missions with this exhibit featuring objects from Duke’s Apollo 16 missions and more.

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WWI soldiers in a trench

South Carolina and the Great War
Now Open
Explore life in South Carolina on the eve of World War I and how the war impacted South Carolinians at home and abroad in this new exhibition.

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Eclipsing 50: The State Art Collection 1967 – 2017
Now Open
Eclipsing 50, highlights art work collected between 1967 and 2017 by the South Carolina Arts Commission and is a part of the organization’s 50th anniversary celebration. Click HERE to learn more.