South Carolina State Museum

301 Gervais St, Columbia, SC
Capacity: 1,300 people

About South Carolina State Museum

The South Carolina State Museum is a one-of-a-kind facility located in the heart of downtown Columbia’s Congaree Vista. The historic building, filled with modern elements and unique features, makes for a beautiful and unforgettable event venue. The possibilities are endless with the vast amount of spaces available throughout. Whether a seated dinner for 50 or a reception for more than 1,000, your guests will be dazzled by all the State Museum has to offer.

Event Spaces

Boeing Observatory & Terrace
Main Lobby
Meeting Rooms
Planetarium Lobby
Vista Room
Venue Types
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 1300
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 11
  • 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.
  • Year Renovated: 1988