A mother holding a child looks at her son standing close by as he looks up in awe at a T-Rex skull at the South Carolina State Museum.

First Sunday

General admission is only $1 for guests on the first Sunday of every month! Sponsored by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina.

Museum Hours

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

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Suitable for All Ages
Wheelchair Accessible
Event Dates
The First Sunday of Every Month

General admission to the South Carolina State Museum is only $1 for guests on First Sunday!*

Included in general admission, guests can explore four floors of South Carolina art, cultural history, natural history and science/technology, including the Boeing Observatory and the Robert B. Arial Collection of Historical Astronomy located on the fourth floor.

For an additional price, guests can enjoy a planetarium show and/or a 4D theater movie.

Please note: these prices are only valid on First Sunday. Not valid with other discounts or Museums for All.

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General Admission

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


Adult $1

Senior (Ages 62+) $1

Children (Ages 3-12) $

With ONE Show Add-On

General admission + ONE planetarium or 4D show.


Adult $6

Senior (Ages 62+) $6

Children (Ages 3-12) $6

With TWO Show Add-Ons

Gen. admission + TWO planetarium and/or 4D shows.


Adult $9

Senior (Ages 62+) $9

Children (Ages 3-12) $9

*General admission allows museum guests entry into all four floors of permanent exhibit space but does not include planetarium shows or 4D theater films.

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Explore a variety of exhibitions currently available at the museum, from permanent galleries to engaging changing exhibitions, guests are invited to discover the richness of the Palmetto State - all under one roof.

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Planetarium Experiences

Explore the beauty of the Northern Lights in Áróra, a digital dome planetarium experience. This immersive cinematic journey takes guests across remote...
Additional Ticket Required
Assistive Listening Device
Captioning Available
Suitable for All Ages
Wheelchair Accessible

Travel through the night sky and take a tour of the constellations, planets and other celestial objects that can be seen overhead from right here in...

Additional Ticket Required
Suitable for All Ages
Wheelchair Accessible

Go on an epic journey through time and space to explore our explosive origins and discover how we are connected to the cosmos in this family-friendly...

Additional Ticket Required
Captioning Available
Suitable for All Ages
Wheelchair Accessible