South Carolina State Museum
301 Gervais St, Columbia, SC

South Carolina State Museum

301 Gervais St
Columbia, SC 29201
South Carolina State Museum, Columbia
301 Gervais St
Columbia, SC 29201

Maximum Capacity: 600 people
Availability
The South Carolina State Museum is a uniquely historic and beautiful event venue for business meetings, wedding receptions, cocktail parties and more! Our facilities include some of the most memorable wedding ceremony sites in South Carolina. When you use our meeting facilities, you will have the privilege of working with the event planners of South Carolina State Museum.
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South Carolina State Museum, Columbia

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South Carolina State Museum, ColumbiaSouth Carolina State Museum, ColumbiaSouth Carolina State Museum, ColumbiaSouth Carolina State Museum, ColumbiaSouth Carolina State Museum, ColumbiaSouth Carolina State Museum, Columbia — The South Carolina State Museum, located in Columbia, South Carolina, is the largest museum in the Southeastern United States. Positioned on an old shipping canal on the Congaree River that dates back to pre-Civil War times, the museum is widely recognized throughout South Carolina as an icon of Southern heritage and unity. The museum is housed in what was once a booming textile mill. On certain levels of the museum, the original flooring has been kept intact, distinguisable by hundreds of textile brads and staples that became embedded in the floor while it was still being used as a mill. The museum is notable for its recreation of a Megalodon shark suspended mid-air on the second floor just around a corner, which has scared countless groups of young children.South Carolina State Museum, Columbia
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General Event Space Max Capacity: 600 people
Atrium, South Carolina State Museum, Columbia — The State Museum atrium offers one of the larger event halls in Columbia. With the capacity to comfortably accommodate 600 people, this area is perfect for your group’s large reception. The atrium is a spacious, open area that allows your guests to experience every aspect of your special night. Available for evening events.
The State Museum atrium offers one of the larger event halls in Columbia. With the capacity to comfortably accommodate 600 people, this area is perfect for your group’s large reception. The atrium is a spacious, open area that allows your guests to experience every aspect of your special night. Available for evening events.

Photos published with permission of South Carolina State Museum

The State Museum atrium offers one of the larger event halls in Columbia. With the capacity to comfortably accommodate 600 people, this area is perfect for your group’s large reception. The atrium is a spacious, open area that allows your guests to experience every aspect of your special night. Available for evening events.
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Supported Layouts and Capacities
Reception
Capacity: 600 People
Amenities
  • Air Conditioned
Features
  • Atmosphere/Decor: This unique setting is available in the evenings for private receptions or during the day for public events.
  • Audio Visual: Portable Equipment
AuditoriumPhotos Available
Auditorium Max Capacity: 236 people
Blue Room
General Event Space Max Capacity: 40 people
Cactus Room
General Event Space
Congaree Room
General Event Space
Education Hallway
General Event Space
LobbyPhotos Available
General Event Space
Mezzanine
General Event Space
Patio Area
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Red Room
General Event Space Max Capacity: 40 people
Vista RoomPhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 200 people
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