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GIFT MEMBERSHIPS

Gift Membership, South Carolina State Museum

Give the Gift of Membership!

South Carolina State Museum memberships make truly wonderful gifts that friends and family can enjoy all year long! Buy one for the holidays on your next visit to the museum and receive a special gift membership box, full of sweet treats and a Polar Express inspired bell to celebrate the season. You can also purchase a gift membership online and we will mail the membership card to you, or the gift recipient.

Membership Benefits include:

  • Free unlimited general admission for one year.

  • Exclusive member previews of special exhibits and other member’s only opportunities including member appreciation events.

  • Free OR discounted attraction tickets (each ticket is valid for your choice of one 4D movie, planetarium show OR Blockbuster exhibit).

  • 10% discount in the Cotton Mill Exchange. 

  • 10% discount in the Crescent Cafe. 

  • 20% discounts on museum programs, special museum events, kids camps and birthday parties.

  • Subscription to IMAGES quarterly magazine.

  • Biweekly Member’s e-Newsletters.

  • Opportunity to add-on the AstroKids Club (Family Basic Level and above).

Questions? Contact the Membership Office at 803.898.4937 or by email at membership@scmuseum.org


Buy A Gift Membership

At the museum
Gift memberships may be purchased at the Admissions Desk on your next visit to the museum.

  • After making your purchase you will receive a gift card along with the holiday gift membership box.

  • Your friends and/or family can redeem the gift card at the museum to activate their membership when they are ready, so they can experience a full year of membership benefits.

Online
Not able to make it to the museum? No problem! You can also purchase a Gift Membership online.

Buy Now

Mailed membership cards will take up to 2 weeks for delivery.


Choose the Level

Individual – $49

Membership benefits for one named adult, plus:
• 3 attraction tickets

Individual Plus One – $89

Membership benefits for one adult and one guest, plus:
• 6 attraction tickets.

Family BASIC – $99 – NEW BENEFIT

Membership benefits for two named adults and children or grandchildren under 18 in household, plus:
• +1 Guest option (this level of membership allows the card holder to bring a guest every
time they visit. Great for babysitters, grandparents or relatives.)
• Member discounts on attraction tickets
• Opportunity to add-on Astrokids Club

Family PLUS – $129 – NEW LOWER PRICE AND BENEFITS

Membership benefits for two named adults and children or grandchildren under 18 in household, plus:
• 12 attraction tickets
• FREE admission for two to over 250 museums nationwide plus member discount in all
gift shops (ROAM)
• Opportunity to add-on Astrokids Club

Ambassador- $175 – NEW BENEFITS

All the benefits of Family PLUS membership, plus:
• 12 additional attraction tickets (24 total).
• Six general admission guest passes.
• FREE admission for two at 650+ museums across North America (NARM).
• Subscription to Smithsonian Magazine.

Director’s Guild- $300 – NEW BENEFITS

All the benefits of Ambassador membership, plus:
• 6 additional attraction tickets (30 total).
• Two additional general admission guest passes ( 8 total).
• Two special event tickets for museum events.*
• Two additional general admission guest passes (8 total).
• Two special event tickets for after hour events.

*SCSM reserves the right to select events where free tickets can be redeemed.