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South Carolina State House - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

1100 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29208, USA

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About South Carolina State House

The South Carolina State House is the building housing the government of the U.S. state of South Carolina, which includes the South Carolina General Assembly and the offices of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina. Located in the capital city of Columbia near the corner of Gervais and Assembly Streets, the building also housed the Supreme Court until 1971.


Attractions Near South Carolina State House

McKissick Museum
McKissick Museum0.59km from South Carolina State House

anationally recognised museum which was located inside the Univerisity of South Carolina. I t houses many collections including in material culture, decorative arts, natural sciences, history and fine arts.

First Baptist Church of Columbia
First Baptist Church of Columbia0.62km from South Carolina State House

The James Petigru Boyce Chapel is a historic church building at 1306 Hampton Street in Columbia, South Carolina. It is a Greek Revival building built in 1859. A convention met here on December 17, 1860, whose delegates voted unanimously for South Carolina to secede from the United States, leading to the American Civil War. It was designated a National Historic Landmark as First Baptist Church, the role it played at the time.

Columbia Museum of Art
Columbia Museum of Art0.7km from South Carolina State House

The Columbia Museum of Art is South Carolina's premier international art museum established in 1950 with extraordinary collections of European, American, Asian, and modern and contemporary fine and decorative art that span millennia. It is one of the main attractions in Richland county.

The Basilica of Saint Peter
The Basilica of Saint Peter0.76km from South Carolina State House

The Basilica of St. Peter, also known as St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, is located at 1529 Assembly St. in Columbia, South Carolina. This is the second building of the oldest Catholic parish in Columbia and the Midlands of South Carolina. On June 24, 2018, it was announced that the Vatican's Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments issued a decree granting Saint Peter's Catholic Church in Columbia the title ‘Minor Basilica.

Finlay Park
Finlay Park1.05km from South Carolina State House

It is the largest and most visited park in downtown Columbia, South Carolina opened in 1991. the prime attraction in the park is a beautiful waterfall along with cascading mountain type stream falling to the park lake along with so many attractions.

Woodrow Wilson Family Home
Woodrow Wilson Family Home1.06km from South Carolina State House

The Woodrow Wilson Family Home is located in Columbia, South Carolina and was one of the childhood homes of the 28th President of the United States, Woodrow Wilson.

Where is South Carolina State House

Discover More Attractions in Richland County, Where South Carolina State House Is Located

Richland County
Richland County
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Richland County is located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. It is the second-most populous county in South Carolina which was founded in 1785.

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