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Columbia SC Attractions

Columbia is home to many of South Carolina’s most popular attractions including Riverbanks Zoo and Garden and the beautiful Lake Murray! Edventure Children’s Museum, Fort Jackson, and Congaree National Park, are just a few examples of Columbia’s unique museums, historical sites and beautiful scenery. Whether you are looking for a spectacular museum exhibit, an outdoor adventure, or a family fun park, there are activities and attractions in Columbia South Carolina to entertain the entire family.
  1. The Big Mo Drive In Theater
    Monetta Drive In Movie Theater in Columbia SC offers three double features every weekend during the spring, summer and fall, for the price of one single movie. If you are looking for a movie theater in Columbia SC, check Columbia SC showtimes at Monetta Drive In Theater. With concessions, a playground, trivia and more, the entire family will enjoy this one of a kind movie experience.
  2. EdVenture
    EdVenture in Columbia SC is a hands-on, interactive children’s museum of South Carolina. Visitors will enjoy 92,000 square feet of learning and fun. This South Carolina Children’s Museum is home to the world’s largest child named Eddie. He is 40 feet tall and visitors can climb through his body to explore his brain, heart, stomach and more. Columbia SC Museum exhibits at EdVenture in Columbia are designed for children 12 and under. Enjoy hands-on, educational activities with your entire family at EdVenture’s permanent and seasonal exhibits including Critter Garden, Mission Imagination, The Great Outdoors, Body Detectives, Wags & Whiskers, and more.
  3. South Carolina State Museum
    The State Museum is located in our “biggest artifact” – the Columbia Mill textile building that was built in 1893! Learn about South Carolina’s art, cultural history, science & technology and natural history at the South Carolina State Museum. Enjoy entertaining, interconnected displays, exhibits and programs.he State Museum is located in our “biggest artifact” – the Columbia Mill textile building that was built in 1893! Learn about South Carolina’s art, cultural history, science & technology and natural history at the South Carolina State Museum. Enjoy entertaining, interconnected displays, exhibits and programs.
  4. Riverbanks Zoo & Gardens
    Riverbanks Zoo and Garden was recently voted one of TripAdvisor’s Top Ten Zoos in the United States. From exotic birds to magnificent elephants, Riverbanks Zoo has an amazing family of animals from all over the world. Feed the giraffes, hang with the monkeys and visit the King of the Jungle himself. The entire family will go home with amazing photos and incredible memories!
  5. Lake Murray
    Lake Murray South Carolina: Each year, thousands of visitors travel to Lake Murray to fish, boat, swim, kayak, sail, camp and more! Lake Murray South Carolina: catches everyone's attention with its beautiful scenery, you will find that Lake Murray's captivating history is found in what lies beneath the surface. Lake Murray's fascinating past, exciting annual events, outdoor activities and favorite local restaurants keep guests coming back time and time again. Visit Lake Murray and see for yourself why this has become such popular local attraction!
  6. Columbia Museum of Art
    Exciting exhibitions cycle through every few months, so there's always a new reason to visit the museum. Many programs are offered for free, and the CMA collection is one of the most comprehensive and eclectic in the region. Located in the heart of downtown Columbia, SC, the CMA ranks among the leading art institutions in the country and is distinguished by its innovative exhibitions and creative educational programs. At the heart of the museum and its programs is its collection, which encompasses nearly 7,000 works and spans thousands of years of history, representing a range of world cultures.
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