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!
Are You a School Group? Please see our school field trip opportunities.
Includes entry to 4 floors of permanent and changing exhibitions. Pricing valid only when booking 10 or more guest.
Senior (Ages 62 +) $6.95
Children (ages 3-12) $5.95
Museum general admission + ONE planetarium and/or 4D theater show. Pricing valid when booking 10 or more guests.
Senior (Ages 62 +) $12.95
Children (ages 3-12) $11.95
Museum general admission + TWO planetarium and/or 4D theater show. Pricing valid when booking 10 or more guests.
Senior (Ages 62 +) $15.95
Children (ages 3-12) $14.95
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.
Guided tour add-ons must be booked at least 4 weeks prior to your visit
Here are some helpful resources for planning your group visit to the State Museum.
There is ample parking for cars in front of the museum and in a parking deck located on the left side of the building. Accessible parking is located in the lower section of the parking deck.
Bus parking is also available, please refer to our bus parking map for more information.
Gallery guides will be distributed to guests on arrival, but you can also explore them online.
The museum has a variety of accessibility resources available for groups and daily museum guests. Learn more.
The museum is closed today
Tuesday - Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday from Noon to 5:00 p.m.
South Carolina State Museum
301 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Plan your way through our 4 floors of permanent and changing exhibitions, planetarium, observatory and 4D theater.