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Museum Open For Holiday Fun

Laser Salute to America, 4th of July, Planetarium, Columbia, South Carollina

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: 12 – 5 p.m.

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

See our brand new 4D Theater show, Ice Age: No Time for Nuts 4-D, and experience, Laser Salute to America, in the planetarium when you visit with family and friends over the 4th of July holiday week.

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

Featured Shows


Laser Salute to America
Showing June 30 – July 8 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

Planetarium, Columbia, Attractions, South Carolina, Museum, South Carolina State Museum, Astronomy,

New Show!

We Are Stars
Now Playing

Go on an epic journey through time and space to explore our explosive origins and discover how we are connected to the cosmos in this family-friendly planetarium show. Run time: 25 mins.

Tickets and Showtimes

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