South Carolina State Museum Expansion & Renovation

Columbia, SC
  • 74,000 sq ft
  • $16 million
  • 4 stories
  • Completed in 2014

Structural Features

  • The museum is housed in a 4-story former textile mill originally built in 1892 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • An all glass expansion was constructed and surrounds the new planetarium dome.
  • The expansion also added a state-of-the-art observatory, 4D theater, gallery, meeting spaces, and lobby.


 South Carolina Design Award, 2015
 American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Charlotte Design Award, 2015
American Institute of Architects (AIA)