Family looks at 3 pieces of art displayed on a wall, including a portrait of Marilyn Monroe


The museum is committed to providing engaging learning opportunities for K-12 students and educators, as well as researchers, life-long learners and guests.

Museum Hours

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

Plan Your Visit


The South Carolina State Museum offers a variety of resources for South Carolina educators, from on site classes and professional development...
The AstroSphere Portable Planetarium is an inflatable dome with a portable star projector that transports you and your students through the solar...
The museum is the perfect destination for K-12 homeschool educators and students with four floors devoted to South Carolina history, art, natural...
Group of small students and two adults exits a white bus parked next to the South Carolina State Museum

Field Trips - FREE for SC Students!

Educators, did you know South Carolina students receive free general admission to State Museum? Plan a field trip today and bring learning to life for your class!

Field Trips at SCSM

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