South Carolina State House Tours

1100 Gervais ST

Columbia, SC 29201


Phone: (803) 734-2430

City: Columbia

Region: Midlands

South Carolina State House Tours

Located in downtown Columbia, the South Carolina State House is the seat of state government. Visitors are welcome to take free guided and self-guided tours of the South Carolina State House. While the legislature is in session (January - May), tours are offered every half hour beginning at 9:30 a.m. and ending at 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. Tours are not offered at noon or 12:30 p.m. during these months. Following session (June - December), tours are available every hour on the half hour beginning at 9:30 a.m. and ending at 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. Tours are not offered at 12:30 p.m. during these months. Tours on Saturday begin at 9:30 a.m. and will continue throughout the day on the half hour of each hour, with the last tour beginning at 3:30 p.m. No tours will be given at noon or 12:30 pm. The State House doors open 10 minutes prior to each tour on Saturdays. Teachers who would like to schedule a tour for their class, please contact our tour office at 803-734-2430. Visitors may enter the State House through the public entrance which is on the Sumter Street side of the building.