Featured Planetariums/Astronomy

DuPont Planetarium

Attend one of the Planetarium's public show nights to learn about astronomy and other space topics, or schedule a program with the Digistar Projector to go on a virtual exploration of Mars, the weather cycle, and more. 471 University Pkwy., Aiken, SC 29801. Aiken County. Tel: 803-641-3654. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Melton Observatory

1429 Greene St., Columbia, SC 29208. 803-777-4180. Day and nighttime tours always available by appointment. Visit and see the dome and telescopes, and view objects such as the Moon, planets, and stars in the sky while learning about astronomy. Free.

South Carolina State Museum Planetarium

301 Gervais St., Columbia, SC 29201. 803-898-4999. Learn about the Earth, moon, and sun or hear stories about astronomers like Galileo, Newton, and Hubble. Hands-on science programs in the adjacent Boeing Observatory (grades 1, 4, 8) explore space, math, and optics. Free/Fee.

T.C. Hooper Planetarium

402 Roper Mountain Rd., Greenville, SC 29615. 864-355-8900. Planetarium shows and classes are offered through the Roper Mountain Science Center. Explore the solar system and different astronomical concepts on the immersive 360° dome; topics include solar energy, moon phases, space travel, and others. Fee.