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Laser Holidays Planetarium Experience

Posted by on Dec 17, 2016 in Planetarium | Comments Off on Laser Holidays Planetarium Experience

Laser Holidays Planetarium Experience

Celebrate the season through a display of colorful and dramatic laser lights in the 55-foot digital dome planetarium.

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Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide Under $25

Posted by on Dec 16, 2016 in Events, Shop | Comments Off on Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide Under $25

Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide Under $25

Stop by the Cotton Mill Exchange at the SC State Museum to find holiday gifts for friends and family. Here is a Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide Under $25.

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Star of Bethlehem: Full Dome Planetarium Experience

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in Planetarium | Comments Off on Star of Bethlehem: Full Dome Planetarium Experience

Star of Bethlehem: Full Dome Planetarium Experience

Star of Bethlehem is a full-dome holiday planetarium experience exploring historical and scientific facts to unravel the 2,000-year old mysteryof the, “Christmas Star”.

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Polar Express 4-D Experience

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in 4-D Theater, Video Posts | Comments Off on Polar Express 4-D Experience

Polar Express 4-D Experience

Feel the wind, smell the hot chocolate and dance in the snow when you see THE POLAR EXPRESS 4-D EXPERIENCE at the State Museum this holiday season.

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State Museum Volunteers Rendezvous with a Comet

Posted by on Dec 9, 2016 in Education | Comments Off on State Museum Volunteers Rendezvous with a Comet

State Museum Volunteers Rendezvous with a Comet

In November, a group of twenty-three volunteers from the State Museum visited the Challenger Learning Center of Richland County School District One in Columbia, SC and went on a mission to, “Rendezvous with a Comet.”

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Awesome Activities: Bubble Science!

Posted by on Nov 7, 2016 in Education | Comments Off on Awesome Activities: Bubble Science!

Awesome Activities: Bubble Science!

Bubble science is an awesome activity for teachers to use in their classrooms. Create different solutions, experiment with textures, create shapes and more.

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Make Your Own Melting Witches

Posted by on Oct 5, 2016 in Education | Comments Off on Make Your Own Melting Witches

Make Your Own Melting Witches

While at home or in the classroom here is a great way to learn with this easy Halloween themed activity.

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ASTROBLOG: One Year Away From a Total Eclipse of the Sun

Posted by on Aug 19, 2016 in Astronomy | Comments Off on ASTROBLOG: One Year Away From a Total Eclipse of the Sun

ASTROBLOG: One Year Away From a Total Eclipse of the Sun

Did you know, on Mon. Aug. 21, 2017 Columbia, SC will be one of the best places to witness the Solar Eclipse of 2017?! As 2017 Solar Eclipse Headquarters for South Carolina, the State Museum is already hard at work planning exciting events, programs, solar and night-sky viewing opportunities and more.

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The Battle of Cowpens Mini-Reenactment

Posted by on Jun 6, 2016 in Education | Comments Off on The Battle of Cowpens Mini-Reenactment

The Battle of Cowpens Mini-Reenactment

This past January, museum staff decided it would be a fun and interactive homeschool class to do a mini-reenactment of the Battle of Cowpens.

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RACE: Are We So Different?

Posted by on May 25, 2016 in History | Comments Off on RACE: Are We So Different?

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