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History Day Mystery Artifact Reveal

Posted by on Jul 21, 2018 in History | 0 comments

History Day Mystery Artifact Reveal

History Day at the State Museum included a Mystery Artifact Contest for guests – and now we’re revealing the truth behind their guesses!

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Stay Cool With a Visit to the South Carolina State Museum

Posted by on Jul 12, 2018 in Events | 0 comments

Escape the high temperatures and enjoy a day of family-friendly fun at the South Carolina State Museum. We are OPEN FOR FUN all weekend!

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8 Ways to Stay Cool With a State Museum Visit this July 4th Holiday

Posted by on Jul 2, 2018 in Holidays | 0 comments

8 Ways to Stay Cool With a State Museum Visit this July 4th Holiday

Escape the high temperatures and enjoy a full day of family friendly fun at the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia this Fourth of July!

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6 Reasons Friday Night Laser Lights is the Best Way to Kick Off Your Summer

Posted by on Jun 8, 2018 in Events, Planetarium | Comments Off on 6 Reasons Friday Night Laser Lights is the Best Way to Kick Off Your Summer

6 Reasons Friday Night Laser Lights is the Best Way to Kick Off Your Summer

Friday Night Laser Lights is back at the State Museum for the summer! Here are a few reasons why FNLL will light up your Friday night.

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Ice Age: No Time For Nuts 4D Now Open

Posted by on May 16, 2018 in 4-D Theater | Comments Off on Ice Age: No Time For Nuts 4D Now Open

Ice Age: No Time For Nuts 4D Now Open

Looking for a way to cool down this summer? The State Museum invites you on an epic odyssey through time in Ice Age: No Time For Nuts 4D.

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Remembering Bob Ariail

Posted by on May 4, 2018 in Astronomy | Comments Off on Remembering Bob Ariail

Remembering Bob Ariail

The State Museum will forever honor the life and legacy of Robert B. Ariail, one of its most generous benefactors.

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South Carolina and Reconstruction, 1865-1876 – Gallery Image 2

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018 in Photo Posts | Comments Off on South Carolina and Reconstruction, 1865-1876 – Gallery Image 2

South Carolina and Reconstruction, 1865-1876 – Gallery Image 2

South Carolina and Reconstruction, 1865-1876 Now Open The years following the Civil War were a time of great upheaval. This exhibition uses artifacts from the time period to examine the devastation of the war, the changes in labor, society, and the law. Visitors will learn that while Reconstruction ended in 1876, we continue to struggle with its promises today. Click HERE to learn...

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South Carolina and Reconstruction, 1865-1876 – Gallery Image 3

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018 in Photo Posts | Comments Off on South Carolina and Reconstruction, 1865-1876 – Gallery Image 3

South Carolina and Reconstruction, 1865-1876 – Gallery Image 3

South Carolina and Reconstruction, 1865-1876 Now Open The years following the Civil War were a time of great upheaval. This exhibition uses artifacts from the time period to examine the devastation of the war, the changes in labor, society, and the law. Visitors will learn that while Reconstruction ended in 1876, we continue to struggle with its promises today. Click HERE to learn...

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South Carolina and Reconstruction, 1865 – 1876 – Gallery Image 1

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018 in Photo Posts | Comments Off on South Carolina and Reconstruction, 1865 – 1876 – Gallery Image 1

South Carolina and Reconstruction, 1865 – 1876 – Gallery Image 1

South Carolina and Reconstruction, 1865-1876 Now Open The years following the Civil War were a time of great upheaval. This exhibition uses artifacts from the time period to examine the devastation of the war, the changes in labor, society, and the law. Visitors will learn that while Reconstruction ended in 1876, we continue to struggle with its promises today. Click HERE to learn...

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9 Unique State Museum Experiences to Enjoy During Spring Break

Posted by on Mar 28, 2018 in Holidays | Comments Off on 9 Unique State Museum Experiences to Enjoy During Spring Break

9 Unique State Museum Experiences to Enjoy During Spring Break

Kids out of school? Family and friends in town? Visiting Columbia? The South Carolina State Museum is the perfect destination this Spring Break!

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