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Museum of Oz

Museum of Oz

Museum Hours

Mon: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tues: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Wed. – Fri: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sun: Noon – 5 p.m.

Ticket Information

Museum of Oz

Now through Nov. 4, 2018

Get ready for a month-long Halloween adventure as the South Carolina State Museum becomes the Museum of Oz!

Travel to Oz with daily showings of, The Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience™, enjoy special OZ themed events all month long and adventure through the “Magical Maze of Oz” as you follow the Yellow Brick Road from a Kansas farm all the way to the Emerald City.

Activities are included with museum general admission. Planetarium and 4D shows require an additional charge.

Museum of Oz Fun Includes:

Special Shows

Wizard of Oz 4D Experience

The Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience™

Shows daily through Nov. 4
Newly restored in digital 3-D with added special effects, be swept along with Dorothy™ as a powerful tornado transports you on an unforgettable adventure. Run time: 16 mins.

THE WIZARD OF OZ and all related characters and elements © & ™
Turner Entertainment Co. (s18)

Skies Over Oz, planetarium

Skies Over Oz

Now through Nov. 4
Enjoy tales of epic adventure in Oz told as a constellation myth, using imagined patterns of stars in the night sky. We’ll also take a quick look at the current night sky from here at home in Columbia. Run time: 30 mins.


Special Events

Museum of Oz Souvenir Photo
Museum of Oz

Halloween Event, Columbia, South Carolina State Museum, Growl at the Moon, things to do

Saturdays in OZ
Every Saturday in October
See The Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience™, 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
Every Tuesday night in October
The museum is open late on Tuesday nights! Enjoy planetarium shows Skies Over Oz and HalloScream Laser Lights, night-sky observing and more. Click HERE to learn more.

Meet a ‘Toto’ from Pawmetto Lifeline
Sat., Oct. 13 and 27 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
We’ll have a special guest from Pawmetto Lifeline playing our honorary ‘Toto’ for the day. Might be big, might be little and will definitely be 100% cute and adoptable!

Overnight in OZ
Fri., Oct. 19 – Sat., Oct. 20
Spend the night and explore the Museum of Oz after-hours! Enjoy special activities, exclusive 4-D showings and more. Click Here to learn more!

Growl at the Moon
Thurs., Oct. 25 from 7 – 10 p.m.
Travel back to the 1980s and explore your inner Teen Wolf with Growl at the Moon! This annual after-hours Halloween party will celebrate the museum’s 30th anniversary and feature: music, food, craft beer and more. Click HERE to learn more and get tickets.


More October Fun

HalloScream Laser

Now Showing

Ghost Tours at the State Museum

Every Tuesday Night