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Museum Open This Weekend – Buy One, Get One General Admission

Museum Hours

Tues. – Fri: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun: 12 – 5 p.m.
Mon: Closed

SPECIAL OFFER for the holiday weekend: buy one general admission ticket and get one FREE. That’s two for the price of one!

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Visit the State Museum this weekend and SAVE on general admission
Now Open with Health and Safety Measures in Place

SPECIAL OFFER for the holiday weekend (Sept. 5 – 6): buy one general admission ticket and get one FREE. That’s two for the price of one!

This the LAST WEEKENDto explore the blockbuster exhibit, The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes before it closes on Sun., Sept. 6. See if you can solve the mystery as you investigate the history and origins of this iconic character.*

Plus, explore the exhibit Apollo 50: Journey to the Moon, journey through the universe in the 55ft digital dome Planetarium and more when you visit with family and friends.

Enjoy fascinating changing exhibits, four floors of galleries exploring South Carolina’s history, art and more!

Blockbuster exhibit admission carries an additional ticket price.

New 4D Theater Show

The Martian 4-D Experience

Academy Award® winner Matt Damon stars as Mark Watney, a brave astronaut who must utilize his scientific ingenuity, wit and spirit to overcome being stranded alone on Mars. Run time: 15 mins.

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Featured Exhibit

Apollo 50: Journey to the Moon

This exhibit charts the history of NASA’s Apollo program and South Carolina’s role in lunar exploration.

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A Voice of Her Own: South Carolina Women in Politics

From tribal women leaders, to the first female Governor of the state, this exhibit features objects, images and stories showing the ways South Carolina women engaged with the political history of our state.

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Cotton Mill Exchange


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