The South Carolina State House is now open for tours on the first Saturday of every month. The free, guided tours begin at 9:30 am and take you inside the capitol building and through the history of the State House, from design and construction to its modern day use as the seat of South Carolina government. The last tour begins at 3:30 pm.
|The State House sitting room. Photo courtesy of David C. Baker.|
|The main staircase. Photo courtesy of David C. Baker.|
Indoor photos courtesy of David C. Baker. For a sneak peek into the interior of South Carolina's capitol, check out his photo blog on the State House.
While you're here:
Take a self-guided walking tour up historical Main Street, or head down to the Vista for an afternoon of shopping and dining. Columbia's liveliest districts are just a stone's throw away from the State House. Check our calendar of events to see what's happening during your visit and stay up to date with us on Facebook and Twitter.