Notice: Many museums in the Columbia region have closed temporarily to aid in future recovery. Check our resources page to find information on which attractions are temporarily closed, and to find ways to stay engaged with our local hot spots while maintaining social distancing.

We know -- it's a little unexpected how many museums there are in Columbia SC. From a National Medal winning art museum to the Southeast's largest children's museum and more, this Southern hot spot is chockablock with ways to explore art, science and history.