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GROUP VISITS

Operational Status

The South Carolina State Museum is currently CLOSED and all public programs are suspended until further notice.

Taking into consideration guidelines set forth by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), the State Museum has made the difficult decision to temporarily close to the public in an effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). All upcoming museum programs, events and rentals through April 30 are canceled.

Please CLICK HERE for more information.

South Carolina State Museum Planetarium

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Museum Hours

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

Group Visits are perfect for camps, daycares, troops, reunions, churches, seniors, and etc. bringing 10 or more people. Come for an hour or stay for a fun-filled day of discovery.

School groups, click Here for field trip information!

Questions

Call 803-898-4999 or email groupvisits@scmuseum.org.


Have a Group of 10 or More? Buy tickets at a discounted rate!

This pricing is ONLY available for groups of 10 or more guests. Not a group? Click HERE for admissions information. Are You a School Group? Click Here for field trip information!

*** Online Ticket Sales Are Currently Suspended While the Museum is Closed to the Public ***

NEW BLOCKBUSTER EXHIBIT

Add, The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes, to your group visit experience for an additional price!

Group Adult (13-61): $8,Group Seniors (62 +): $7, Group Children (3-12): $6, Infants 2 and under: FREE

Prices do not include museum general admission.

GROUP ADMISSION

*** Online Ticket Sales Are Currently Suspended While the Museum is Closed to the Public ***

General Admission

Includes entry to 4 floors of gallery space and the Boeing Observatory.

Adult $7.95
Senior (Ages 62 +) $6.95
Children (ages 3-12) $5.95

 

GROUP GEN. ADMISSION

Explorer 1 Combo Ticket

Museum general admission + ONE planetarium and/or 4D theater show.

Adult $13.95
Senior (Ages 62 +) $12.95
Children (ages 3-12) $11.95

 

GROUP EXPLORER 1

Explorer 2 Combo Ticket

Museum general admission + TWO planetarium and/or 4D theater shows.

Adult $16.95
Senior (Ages 62 +) $15.95
Children (ages 3-12) $14.95

 

GROUP EXPLORER 2

 

Add-On A Tour Experience

Self-guided Tours
Explore our galleries at your own pace.

Guided Tours
Experience an in-depth tour of the Museum’s exhibits led by a volunteer docent.

  • $15 fee for tour guide

  • Minimum of 10 people

  • Book at least 4 weeks prior to your visit

  • Tours available Tuesday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and Saturday 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.


Parking

The State Museum has ample free parking on site for cars and buses.

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Book Your Visit

Please submit a Group Visit Request Form and museum staff will be in touch to complete your reservation.

Group Visit Request Form