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Columbia Edventure at Carolina
211 Gervais St, Columbia, Columbia, South Carolina, 29201
803-779-3100 |  Visit Website  |  Category: Attractions
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EdVenture Children's Museum

Covering 92,000 square feet of space, EdVenture is where children 12 years of age and younger are engaged and entertained. Located near Staybridge Suites Columbia, this amazing children's museum boasts over 350 interactive, hands-on exhibits, ranging from The Cooking Lab to the Critter Garden, an enclosed outdoor space bursting with beautiful butterflies. The biggest museum in the entire southern region of the United States also welcomes you and your little one with a library, learning laboratories, resource centers, special events and a cool store.


Prices -

 Adults & Children: $11.50; Seniors (62+) & Military: $10.50; Children under 1: Free

Hours -

 Monday through Saturday: 9:00 to 5:00 p.m.; Sunday: Noon to 5:00 p.m. Closed Mondays from Labor Day through Memorial Day/


  • Tasty Tuesdays!
  • 12-Cent Kids' Day!
  • Kids Cook!


  • Hands-On Exhibits
  • Library
  • Learning Laboratory
  • Resource Centers
  • Museum Store
  • Cafe


  • Am I allow to bring food to EdVenture?

    Unfortunately, you are not allowed to bring your own meals into the Museum. However, there is an onsite restaurant that serves a wide variety of tasty items. The Canalfront Café serves breakfast, lunch, drinks, and snacks between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. every day except Sunday. On Sunday, lunch, drinks, and snacks are available from noon until 5:00 p.m.
  • Can the Museum accommodate kids with special needs?

    No matter the physical limitations of your child, EdVenture Children’s Museum is designed to allow them to enjoy everything we offer. You’ll find exhibits that are barrier-free along with elevators and bathrooms that are wheelchair accessible. What's more, the Museum is always very happy to welcome groups with special needs children.

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