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Join the Fun at South Carolina’s Interactive Museums
South Carolina’s interactive museums are kid-friendly and fun for the whole family. WonderWorks Myrtle Beach is billed as an amusement park for the mind. The attraction combines education and entertainment with more than 100 hands-on exhibits spread over 50,000 square feet. Explore wonder zones on space discovery, natural disasters, or light and sound, then test your skills on the indoor ropes course, extreme motion ride, and laser tag arena.
Sewee Environmental Education Center in Awendaw offers interpretive displays on the Francis Marion National Forest and the Cape Roman National Wildlife Refuge. Operated by the Forest Service and Fish and Wildlife Service, the center explores the natural history of South Carolina’s Lowcountry. Hike the loop trail, view red wolves, and visit the butterfly garden.
EdVenture Children’s Museum of South Carolina in Columbia offers over 350 interactive exhibits spread among eight galleries. See EDDIE, the world’s largest child, and explore how the human body works. Other exhibits focus on cooking, flight, animals, imagination, and careers.
The Children’s Museum of South Carolina in Myrtle Beach features a variety of interactive exhibits and a digital planetarium. See displays on natural history plus presentations on recycling, gem mining, and art.
WonderWorks Myrtle Beach
A family-friendly spot, WonderWorks Myrtle Beach is located in Myrtle Beach on the South Carolina coast. Found within the Broadway at the Beach shopping district, WonderWorks is a highly interactive science museum and theme park.
WonderWorks Myrtle Beach simulates natural disasters, deep space, and science labs with exhibits like the Hurricane Shack, Tesla Coil, Space Zone, Mind Ball and more.
Sewee Visitor & Environmental Education Center
Located along South Carolina’s Atlantic coast, the Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center provides ample amounts of forest and ocean ecosystems on display. The center is located outside of Mount Pleasant, making the displays convenient to reach.
Once there, you’ll find plenty of activities ensuring an informative and entertaining experience. Guests frequently enjoy the endangered red wolf view area, the classroom and laboratory setting often holding lectures, and the nature trail – a one-mile loop traversing the pond, red wolf enclosure, and surrounding wooded area.
EdVenture Children's Museum
Covering over 67,000 square feet, EdVenture is a massive children's museum found in central South Carolina in the capital city of Columbia. The largest of its kind in the southeastern United States, EdVenture features over 350 interactive exhibits across eight galleries.
Exhibits include World of Work, Critter Garden, the Cooking Lab, and EDDIE® – the World’s Largest Child. Established in 2003 and neighboring the South Carolina State Museum, EdVenture is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m.
Children's Museum of South Carolina
Established in 1994, Children's Museum of South Carolina is located in Myrtle Beach on the South Carolina Coast. Open throughout the year, CMSC features dozens of interactive exhibits, plus the Digitalis Planetarium.
Displays at the Children's Museum of South Carolina include local exhibits like the South Carolina Fossil Hunt and Discover South Carolina. Other interactive showcases include Recycling Center, Gem Mining, Flora's Farmers Market, and Express Yourself Art Center.