Pillars of Creation Image from James Webb Space Telescope Courtesy NASA
Close up image of four people shown from a back/side profile as they look up to watch a projection of the Milky Way in a planetarium dome

The 55-foot digital dome BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Planetarium takes guests on journeys to the deepest reaches of space and beyond.

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Open today from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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James Webb Space Telescope: The Story Unfolds

See strange distant worlds in stunning detail and witness the evolution of galaxies over billions of years as revealed by the most powerful telescope ever built. Featuring groundbreaking images from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope visualized in brilliant 4K resolution, this special live planetarium experience explores the incredible, complex science behind the James Webb mission. 

Developed by the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL, this 42-minute live, interactive show also highlights the incredible science behind the James Webb mission. The State Museum is proud to be one of only two locations outside of the USSRC to debut this special planetarium experience that will bring new discoveries to audiences. 


Please Note: Showtimes listed are valid through the current month.


Show Run Time
45 mins
Additional Ticket Required
Assistive Listening Device
Suitable for All Ages
Wheelchair Accessible
Show Times
4:00 pm
4:00 pm