This beautiful, open space is perfect for events on its own or as a companion area for larger functions.

The museum mezzanine’s prime location on the second floor overlooking the main lobby makes it a perfect location for evening events and receptions. The mezzanine connects to the 4D theater, Cafe and meeting rooms and links to the museum galleries.

The open floor plan makes it functional as its own, singular event space or as a companion area for larger events using the Main Lobby, Vista Room and/or the nearby Meeting Rooms.

Our museum special events team is ready to help make your event memorable. Submit a Reservation Request Form below to book your date or send us an email to set up an appointment to see our spaces.

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Phone: 803.898.4901

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Mezzanine Information

Special Features


Grand staircase

Overlooks the iconic telescope legs and main lobby

Original mill hardwood floors

WIFI access

Space Details


Availability - Evening

Size - 3,750 sq. ft.

Capacity - 100 seated; 250 reception

Rental Reservation Request

Thank you for your interest in hosting an event at the South Carolina State Museum. Please Note: Completion of this form does not guarantee a reservation. Allow 1-2 business days for a response from an events staff representative to reply. Business hours are Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. with tours offered by appointment only.