Plan Your Visit


Museum Office:
803-299-4440
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FREE Admission and Parking
Monday – Saturday: 10am – 4pm
Sunday: Closed

Location:
Physical address: 1225 Bluff Road, Columbia, SC 29201
Mailing address: 1 National Guard Road, Columbia, SC 29201

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(Located across from Williams Brice Stadium and behind the Columbia Armory)


Group Tours
FREE

- Self Guided (All Ages)
     -Available during regular hours
- Guided Tour (Ages 10+)
     - Preferably Thursdays (when docents are available)
     - Must be scheduled at least a week in advance
     - Please allow a minimum of an hour for a basic tour
     - Photography is permitted

To make a reservation for your group -
Call (803) 299-1333 and please have the following information available:

- Name and phone number of group contact
- Name of organization
- Date and time of tour
- Approximate age of group
- Number of people in group

Bus Parking -
Buses have a different gate to enter.  Once you have scheduled your tour, you will be emailed a bus route map.
Plenty of parking available.


2017 Holidays the Museum is Closed:

New Year's Day (closed January 2)
Martin Luther King's Birthday (closed January 16)
President's Day (closed February 20)
Confederate Memorial Day (closed May 10)
Memorial Day (closed May 27-29)
Independence Day (closed July 4)
Labor Day (closed September 2-4)
Thanksgiving (closed November 23 - 24)
Christmas (closed December 22 - 26)


Directions

From Interstate 77 to Charleston or to Charlotte:
Take exit #5 onto SC 48 West (Bluff Road). Pass three(3) traffic lights. Museum is located within the T. Eston Marchant SCNG Complex on your left side behind the Columbia Armory at 1225 Bluff Road.  Until further notice, the Museum entrance will be located at the light just passed the Armory. Take a left at the light then the next left through the security gate. Museum will be straight ahead.

From downtown Columbia:
Take Assembly Street east to George Rogers Blvd. Turn left at intersection of George Rogers Blvd and Bluff Rd (SC48 East). Pass two(2) traffic lights. Museum is located within the T. Eston Marchant SCNG Complex on your right side behind the Columbia Armory.  Museum entrance can be located on National Guard Road.  When at the light just before the Armory, take a right then the next left through the security gate.  The Museum is straight ahead.

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