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The South Carolina State Museum is a state-of-the-art facility featuring four floors of permanent and changing exhibits, a digital dome planetarium, 4D interactive theater and an observatory. The State Museum, the largest and most comprehensive...more
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The South Carolina State museum is a great place to visit, I have been there many times over the years, exhibits do change. The presentation of history and artifacts is amazing. I highly recommend stopping in to visit if you are in Columbia area.
Be sure to allow plenty of time wearing comfortable walking shoes to experience all that this museum has to offer. Be sure to include the 4-D interactive theater and observatory. Many activities for kids of all ages and is well planned out. There are four...More
Well worth spending the better part of a rainy day just strolling through time and remembering times gone by. Great place to bring the young ones to see how hard their fore-fathers worked to make their live better.
We spent half a day looking through all that we could and then still didn't see everything. Also, the ladies at the café were so sweet and recommended the pimiento cheese spread sandwiches and they were amazing!!
We decided to do this at the end of our trip and we are plag we did. This was a nice cherry on the top moment. If we knew this place was huge, we would have come and spent more time. We spent 5 hours...More
Looking for things to do on a day trip to Columbia and decided on the museum. First, went to the planaterium to see “The Star of Bethlehem.” It was an nice to see. Then, we toured museum. Some displays and areas seemed in need of...More
It is hard to comment on a museum that covers so many things. First, the museum is built in a former textile mill which explains its meandering layout but also why it was such a good idea to have history housed in history. And right...More
There is a package that we got when went that included the main museums and attractions. I seem to remember that if you wanted to see more than 3 of the offered attractions the package became worthwhile.
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There are interactive exhibits at the museum for children. If at child is at the age of five, it would a fun visit. Edventure is a great for younger children. A lot of interactive activities at Edventure and children can be... More
There are interactive exhibits at the museum for children. If at child is at the age of five, it would a fun visit. Edventure is a great for younger children. A lot of interactive activities at Edventure and children can be active there. A lot more movement activities at Edventure.