The South Carolina State Museum is excited to announce the launch of its online collection database, allowing educators, students, researchers and others to explore the museum’s collection digitally for the first time. The database currently features the museum’s art collection and will expand to include the museum’s cultural history, scienceContinue Reading

With baseball season in full swing, the State Museum invites its guests to celebrate America’s pastime with special baseball-themed activities and presentations on July 22. Inspired by the museum’s current exhibition, The 521 All-Stars: A Championship Story of Baseball and Community, Baseball Day at the State Museum offers an escapeContinue Reading

The South Carolina State Museum has announced the return of the Friday Night Laser Lights summer series, kicking off June 16. Guests are invited to enjoy the special themed shows featuring displays of lasers set to music inside the museum’s 55-foot digital dome planetarium. On June 16, Friday Night LaserContinue Reading

The State Museum will be holding an accessibility morning this Saturday, May 13 from 9 – 11am. This program provides free access for families of children, teenagers, young adults and adults who would benefit from a quieter, sensory-friendly and disability-adapted experience at the museum. Guests who are neurodiverse, autistic, orContinue Reading

In partnership with FatRat Da Czar, In Full Effect: A Celebration of South Carolina Hip-Hop will honor and celebrate 50 years of hip-hop in South Carolina by showcasing its four core elements: DJing, Breakdance, Graffiti art, and Rapping.The event is on February 25 from 1 – 5 pm.The lineup includes:Continue Reading

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 4-D returns this Saturday, November 19 to light up the South Carolina State Museum this holiday season. The museum will offer 50 percent off kids (3-12) general admission on November 26, December 3, December 10 and December 17. Showing November 19 – January 1, Rudolph theContinue Reading

Halloween fun returns to the South Carolina State Museum this October with a lineup of shows and events. Guests are invited to enjoy a full month of activities, including a new 4D film, Dark History Tours, a special themed “Fright” Night Laser Lights event and more. “Our Halloween activities areContinue Reading

This July the South Carolina State Museum invites guests to stay cool with a museum visit and enjoy special super dog-themed shows and events all month long. In addition to a planetarium experience, Dog Days at the museum will also feature a pet adoption fair and a service animal appreciationContinue Reading