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South Carolina State Museum

301 Gervais St, Columbia,SC 29201
Phone: (803) 898-4921
Hours: M-S 10:00AM -5:00PM, Sun 1:00PM-5:00PM.
Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas.
Admission: $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, military personnel, and college students, $2 for 6-17 year-olds and free for children under 6.
Free wheelchairs and assisted listening devices are available on a first-come first-serve basis at the visitor's services center on the first floor.

The South Carolina State Museum has four floors of exhibits about South Carolina. If you live here and haven't been yet, you really ought to go. Admission is free on the first Sunday of each month, so you have no excuses!

The first floor features Lipscomb Art Gallery and a great hands-on discovery area with lots of things to try out. The second level features the state's natural history and traveling exhibits. The third level focuses on science and technology while the fourth floor showcases the state's history.

Things to look forward to: the museum has just opened a new food service, The Crescent Café, to better serve our guests. Come enjoy sandwiches, soup, and our special fudge, more on site!

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