Free guided and self-guided tours of the State House are available Monday - Friday. Visitors may enter the State House through the public entrance which is on the Sumter Street side of the building.
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. Tours are not offered at 12 p.m. 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.. Tours are not offered at 12:30 p.m. during these months. The State House is also open for tours each Saturday, except on the Saturdays after Thanksgiving and Christmas. Tours are given at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Visitors can also tour at their own pace using brochures available in the State House.
To reserve a tour time, or for more information, please call 803-734-2430.
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