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Dark History Tour

Explore a variety of infamous and legendary tales throughout South Carolina’s history with this special tour experience.

Museum Hours

Open today from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Plan Your Visit
Included with Admission
Wheelchair Accessible
Event Date
Self Guided Tours Available Throughout October | Educator Guided Tours Available Sat., Oct. 7, 14, 21, and 28 at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Get ready for a special, spooky kind of history tour!

Visit the museum this October and explore infamous and legendary tales throughout South Carolina’s history. Discover the true story of Columbia’s catacombs, a series of mysterious tunnels that were built to hide anything from politicians to Confederate gold. Hear stories from Gullah Geechee folklore that are sure to chill you to the bone, and learn about the path General Sherman took during his march through Columbia.

Self Guided Tours are available throughout the month with Educator Guided Tours on Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Suitable for ages 12 and Up.


Tours are FREE with museum general admission or membership.