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The South Carolina State Museum is a state-of-the-art facility featuring four floors of permanent and changing exhibits, a digital dome planetarium, 4D interactive theater and an observatory. The State Museum, the largest and most comprehensive museum in the state, is located along the banks of the Congaree River in downtown Columbia, South Carolina.

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WHO ARE YOU?

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The South Carolina State Museum is a state-of-the-art facility featuring four floors of permanent and changing exhibits, a digital dome planetarium, 4D interactive theater and an observatory.

Hours and Admission

What to See and Do

About the Museum

Directions

 

Questions? Call 803.898.4921

 


 

FOR OUT OF TOWN GUESTS

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The hotel is a beautiful new 6 story building with 130 spacious guest rooms. The hotel is located within a short walking distance of multiple restaurants and only minutes from a variety of local downtown area attractions, including The Congaree Vista and the State Capitol. Hyatt Place Columbia/Downtown/The Vista is also minutes from the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, Colonial Life Arena and the University of South Carolina.
Hyatt Place Columbia guests may also purchase a special State Museum ticket package that also includes transportation to the museum.
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Welcome back to the South Carolina State Museum! See below for some quick links to help you plan your next museum visit:

Hours and Admission

Current and Upcoming Exhibits

Current Planetarium Shows

Current 4D Theater Films

Upcoming Events

Directions

Museum Map

 

Questions? Call 803.898.4921

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Thank you for supporting your State Museum by becoming a member! See below for some quick links to help you plan your next museum visit:

Hours and Admission

Current and Upcoming Exhibits

Current Planetarium Shows

Current 4D Theater Films

Renew and/or Upgrade Your Membership

Directions

Museum Map

 

Questions? Call 803.898.4937 or email membership@scmuseum.org

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Your State Museum offers a variety of free educational programs focusing on art, cultural history, natural history and science & technology for school groups of 10 or more students. Each and every program is designed as an additional resource to meet South Carolina state education standards.

Field Trips

Classroom Observatory Access

Current and Upcoming Exhibits

Current Planetarium Shows

Current 4D Theater Films

Directions

Museum Map

 

Questions? Call 803.898.4999 or email groupvisits@scmuseum.org