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Museum Open For Cosmically Cool Holiday Fun

Museum Hours

Sun: 12 – 5 p.m.
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.

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Stay Cosmically Cool with a visit to the South Carolina State Museum
Open All Week!

Explore our new exhibit, Apollo 50: Journey to the Moon, feel the rocket launch and landing of Apollo 11 in the new 4D Theater show, Fly Me to the Moon 4D, and experience, Laser Salute to America, in the planetarium when you visit with family and friends.

Plus, enjoy fascinating changing exhibits, four floors of galleries exploring South Carolina’s history, art and more!

New Exhibit!

Apollo 50: Journey to the Moon
This new, immersive exhibition takes visitors on a journey through the years of the Apollo program as America raced to accomplish a lunar landing before the Soviet Union. See objects from the Apollo space program, sit in a lunar rover and more.

Click HERE to learn more.

Featured Shows

4D Theater

Fly Me to the Moon 4D
Now Open

Team up with three tweenaged flies and sneak on board the legendary Apollo 11 spacecraft for a mind-blowing experience that puts you in the middle of the action and fully engages all of your senses. Run time: 16 mins.

Tickets and Showtimes


Laser Salute to America
Showing June 29 – July 7 Only

Experience an exciting laser show that celebrates the spirit of America and honors its heroes through patriotic songs by various artists set to laser lights. Run time: 30 mins.

Tickets and Showtimes

More Cosmically Cool Fun



Cotton Mill Exchange

Find unique SC themed items and gifts in the

Cotton Mill Exchange