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After an enormously sucessful run this exciting blockbuster exhibit CLOSED April 15, 2012

The South Carolina State Museum was proud to bring this amazing display to the Palmetto State. Click HERE to see full schedule of current museums exhibits and programs.

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Making its Southeastern premiere at the South Carolina State Museum, BODY WORLDS Vital celebrates the potential of the human body and the body in motion. This blockbuster exhibit is designed to show visitors a contrasting view of the reality between healthy and unhealthy lifestyle choices. Discover the contrast between healthy bodies and those in medical distress.

“There are few events that profoundly change the way we look at ourselves.”

“… I will never take my body for granted again.”

-- Comments from exhibition visitors

Gunther von Hagens’ is an anatomist and the original inventor of the process of plastination. All anatomical specimens on display are authentic and belonged to donors who legally allowed the scientific process to gain unique insights into the human body. For more information, please visit