Students and chaperone wait in line at the Group Visits window

Group Visits

Have a group of 10 or more planning to visit the museum? Book a group visit and receive discounted tickets rates.

Museum Hours

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

Plan Your Visit

Enjoy a Day of Discovery at the Museum

Have a group of 10 or more planning a trip to the museum? Book a group visit together and receive discounted ticket pricing. Come for an hour or stay for a fun-filled day of discovery. Group visits to the State Museum are perfect for camps, daycares, troops, reunions, churches, religious groups, seniors, and more.

Fill out the form to submit your Group Visit Booking Request today!

Group Visit Booking Request

 

Are You a School Group? Please see our school field trip opportunities.

Connect With Us

Phone: 803.898.4999

Email: group_visits@scmuseum.org

Group Ticketing

General Admission

Includes entry to 4 floors of permanent and changing exhibitions. Pricing valid only when booking 10 or more guest.

Adult $7.95

Senior (Ages 62 +) $6.95

Children (ages 3-12) $5.95

General Admission + 1 Show

Museum general admission + ONE planetarium and/or 4D theater show. Pricing valid when booking 10 or more guests.

Adult $13.95

Senior (Ages 62 +) $12.95

Children (ages 3-12) $11.95

General Admission + 2 Shows

Museum general admission + TWO planetarium and/or 4D theater show. Pricing valid when booking 10 or more guests.

Adult $16.95

Senior (Ages 62 +) $15.95

Children (ages 3-12) $14.95

Add-On Experience

Guided Tour Add-On

Experience an in-depth tour of the museum’s exhibitions led by a volunteer docent.

Cost: $15 fee for tour guide

Capacity: Minimum of 10 people

Times: Tuesday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and Saturday 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Please note

Guided tour add-ons must be booked at least 4 weeks prior to your visit

Museum Hours

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

Closed Monday
Tuesday - Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday from Noon to 5:00 p.m.

Holiday Hours:
Closed Dec. 24, 25 and Jan. 1, 2024

Museum Location

South Carolina State Museum
301 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Get Directions

Museum Maps

Plan your way through our 4 floors of permanent and changing exhibitions, planetarium, observatory and 4D theater.

Explore the map