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State Museum Offers Free Kids Admission for Spring Break

Posted by on Apr 6, 2021 in Museum News | Comments Off on State Museum Offers Free Kids Admission for Spring Break

The South Carolina State Museum is celebrating Spring Break now through April 11 with free general admission for kids 12 and under, and a...

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State Museum Updates Operating Hours and Announces Virtual Programs

Posted by on Jan 28, 2021 in Museum News | Comments Off on State Museum Updates Operating Hours and Announces Virtual Programs

The South Carolina State Museum is revising its operating schedule to better provide a safe environment for guests and staff during the current rise in COVID-19 cases.

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State Museum Open on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

Posted by on Dec 30, 2020 in Museum News | Comments Off on State Museum Open on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

Museum open over the New Year holiday and kids (3-12) receive FREE general admission!

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State Museum Moves to Phase Two of Reopening

Posted by on Jun 30, 2020 in Museum News | Comments Off on State Museum Moves to Phase Two of Reopening

More museum interactives and gallery spaces will be available, along with increased hours of operation and more.

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South Carolina State Museum Commission and Foundation Board Names New Executive Director

Posted by on Jun 22, 2020 in Museum News | Comments Off on South Carolina State Museum Commission and Foundation Board Names New Executive Director

The South Carolina State Museum Commission and the South Carolina State Museum Foundation Board are excited to announce Amy Bartow-Melia as the new executive director of the South Carolina State Museum.

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Now On Display: Frederick Douglass Walking Stick

Posted by on Apr 13, 2020 in History, Museum News | Comments Off on Now On Display: Frederick Douglass Walking Stick

The museum recently acquired walking stick belonging to abolitionist, Frederick Douglass. The stick was gifted to him while visiting Charleston, S.C. in March 1888. The Douglass Walking stick is one of a kind and is now on display.

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