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Museum Hours

Mon: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tues: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Wed. – Fri: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sun: Noon – 5 p.m.

Museum of Oz

Sept. 30 – Nov. 3, 2017

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 follow the Yellow Brick Road from a Kansas farm all the way to the Emerald City.

Museum of Oz Fun Includes:

Special Shows

Wizard of Oz 4D Experience

The Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience™

Shows daily starting Sept. 30
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.

Click HERE for showtimes.

THE WIZARD OF OZ and all related characters and elements © & ™
Turner Entertainment Co. (s17)

Skies Over Oz, planetarium

Skies Over Oz

Starts Sept. 30
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.

Click HERE for showtimes.

Special Events

Museum of Oz Souvenir Photo
Museum of Oz
Halloween Event, Columbia, South Carolina State Museum, Growl at the Moon, things to do
Halloween Event, Columbia, South Carolina State Museum, Growl at the Moon, things to do
Hallowwen in Oz

Saturdays in OZ
Every Saturday in October
See The Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience™, meet the characters from the movie (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.), enjoy crafts and games, get a souvenir photo in the Land Of OZ™ and more! Learn more.

Tin Man™ Tuesdays
Every Tuesday night in October
The museum is open late on Tuesday nights! Enjoy Oz trivia contests, planetarium shows Skies of Oz and HalloScream Laser Lights, night-sky observing and more. Learn more.

Overnight in OZ
Fri., Oct. 13 – Sat., Oct. 14
Spend the night and explore the Museum of Oz after-hours! Enjoy special activities, exclusive 4-D showings and more. Learn more and get tickets.

Auntie Em’s Harvest Festival
Sat., Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Celebrate Fall with Auntie Em and Dorothy! Explore the Museum of Oz and enjoy barbecue and craft beer Plus, click your heels to live musical performances, meet South Carolina artists and more. Learn more.

Growl at the Moon
Thurs., Oct. 26
Come Growl at the Moon at the South Carolina State Museum’s annual after hours Halloween party featuring: music, food, craft beer and more. Learn more and get tickets.

Halloween in Oz
Tues., Oct. 31 starting at 5 p.m.
Families get in your best costumes and join us at the museum for a safe family friendly Halloween party. Enjoy Halloween games, activities, a trick-or-treat scavenger hunt, ghost tours, children’s costume contest and The Wizard of Oz 4D Experience™. Learn more.