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“Fantastic!”

South Carolina State Museum
Ranked #5 of 108 things to do in Columbia
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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 museum in the state, is located along the banks of the Congaree River in downtown Columbia, South Carolina.
Blackville, South Carolina
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Fantastic!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2012

The museum has excellent selections of history throughtout each floor. The gift shop has alot of gifts with reasonable prices which can be used as gifts or for yourself

Visited December 2011
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Rock Hill
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48 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Excellent Museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2012

I haven't traveled to museums far and near but I can tell you that the people of the SC State Museum have done a wonderful job with the history of South Carolina. It is great for adults and children. There are things for people of all ages, but great for people with 3rd grade students in a SC public school because they study state history. The Science floor is fun too!

Visited October 2012
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columbia south carolina
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“really nice place !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2012

the kids loved it .i really enjoyed the titanic exhibit!so much to see.the kids loved the hands on activities as well.will go back again soon.

Visited August 2012
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Columbia, South Carolina
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Relaxing and fun museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2012

We visited this museum when we were in Columbia, SC for a football game. The museum staff is friendly and willing to answer any questions. Parking is ample and at no charge. It was a fun afternoon

Visited October 2012
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“lots to do”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2012

4 floors, lots of exhibits. science floor had hands on for kids. history on SC on 4th floor. took 2 hrs. nice little cafe. decorated for halloween

Visited October 2012
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