South Carolina State Museum

301 Gervais St Columbia, SC
Max Capacity: 600 people
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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Package Pricing
Event Spaces
Auditorium
Lobby
Vista Room
Atrium
Atrium
Blue Room
Blue Room
Cactus Room
Congaree Room
Education Hallway
Mezzanine
Patio Area
Red Room
Red Room
Vista Room
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Amenities
  • Air Conditioned
  • Cafeteria/Snack Bar Available
  • Designated Bus Loading Area
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Historic Landmark/Registry
  • Non-Smoking
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
Features
  • Credit Cards Accepted: All Major Credit Cards Accepted.
  • Facility Location Setting: The South Carolina State Museum is housed in a historic renovated textile mill in downtown Columbia adjacent to the Congaree River.
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 600
  • Nearest Airport: 1-5 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: Less than 1 mile
  • Nearest Public Transportation: 1-5 miles
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 11
  • Parking: Complimentary Parking
  • Special Features: The Museum offers birthday parties for kids ages 3-10. The State Museum will make your party educational, fun and memorable! Only $1 admission charge the first Sunday of every month! Open Mondays May 31 to September 6.
  • Total Exhibit Space (Square Feet): 98,000
  • Year Built: 1894
  • Year Renovated: 1988
Irmo, SC  
Capacity: 80
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Columbia, SC  
Capacity: 2000
$21.95-$39.95 per person
$850-$950 per event
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Ward, SC  
Capacity: 1500
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