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Superhero Spring Break

Museum Hours

(Please note the museum will be CLOSED on Easter Sunday, April 21)

Mon: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tues: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Wed. – Fri: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sun: Closed Easter

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Super Spring Break Fun – See Hall of Heroes at the State Museum

Closing Soon!

The South Carolina State Museum is the perfect destination for fun in Columbia during the Spring Break holiday!

With an exciting superpowered blockbuster exhibit, four floors of permanent and changing exhibits to explore, plus a 55ft digital dome planetarium, 4D Theater and state-of-the-art observatory – there is something fun for the whole family.

See the blockbuster exhibition Hall of Heroes before it closes! This interactive adventure invites you to discover your own superpowers while exploring the history and science behind America’s superhero obsession.


  • Interactive displays exploring the history and culture of heroes from comics to radio and beyond.

  • Challenges to test out your own ‘super’ abilities and demonstrate the science of superheroes.

  • Fun photo ops with your favorites heroes, including Batman, Superman, The Hulk and others.

  • And more!

This exhibition was produced by Stage Nine Exhibitions.

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Apollo 50: Journey to the MoonApollo 50 Journey to the Moon

New Exhibit – Now Open
To mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing the South Carolina State Museum presents a new exhibition charting the history of NASA’s Apollo program and South Carolina’s role in lunar exploration. Click HERE to learn more.


Dinosaur GallerySouth Carolina State Museum, Dinosuar, South Carolina, Family, Things to Do, Columbi

Now Open
Travel millions of years into our ancient past when you explore the museum’s dinosaur and Natural History exhibits. See fossils and life-like recreations of the animals that once called South Carolina home so long ago. Make sure to meet Finn, our giant megalodon shark!


Shop the Cotton Mill ExchangeCotton Mill Exchange, South Carolina State Museum

Open each day
The Cotton Mill Exchange offers a surprising array of unique items from beautiful linens and jewelry to decorative items for your home or office, gourmet food and more. The 4,000 square foot museum store features a spectacular range of gifts representing the palmetto state.


Crescent CafeCrescent Cafe, Chicken Salad Sandwich

Open each day
No need to leave to for lunch, just visit the museum’s Crescent Cafe on the second-floor mezzanine. Enjoy snacks, a delicious array of sandwiches and wraps, sweet treats, coffee and more. Children’s menu available as well!