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HOLIDAY WEEKEND – Museum Open Nov. 24 – 26

The Polar Express 4D Experience, columbia, holidays, christmas, family

Museum Hours

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

Museum Open Thanksgiving Weekend

Open Nov. 24 – 26 (Closed Thanksgiving Day)

Visit the South Carolina State Museum for Holiday Fun!

Enjoy days filled with special holidays shows in the planetarium and 4-D Theater, fascinating changing exhibits, four floors of galleries exploring South Carolina’s history, art and more. Plus, shop for the perfect South Carolina themed gift in the museum store, the Cotton Mill Exchange.

Holiday Shows

The Polar Express 4D Experience, Columbia, South Carolina, holidays, family, things to do

4D Theater

Shows daily through Jan. 5, 2018

You’re invited on an extraordinary 4-D adventure this holiday season on THE POLAR EXPRESS! Feel the bite of the wind, dance in the snow and more in this epic 4-D adventure. Run time: 15 mins.

Tickets and Showtimes

Based on THE POLAR EXPRESS book and characters™ & ©1985 by Chris Van Allsburg. Used by permission of Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. TM & © Warner Bros.






Find unique SC themed holiday items and gifts in the

Cotton Mill Exchange

Patricia Moore-Pastides, Book Signing, University of South Carolina, USC Horseshoe

Book Signing With Patricia Moore-Pastides

At Home in the Heart of the Horseshoe

Sat., Nov. 25 from 12 – 2 p.m.