Take just one step inside our front doors, and you can’t miss EDDIE. Our 10-year-old boy is the world’s largest child at a towering 40 feet tall and hefty 17.5 tons.

Wags & Whiskers

Learn about pet care by becoming a veterinarian, pet owner or a dog or cat groomer. Explore the many ways to choose and care for four-legged friends.

Maker Works

Created for tinkerers, inventors and artists ages 5 and older, this inspiring workshop is chock-full of materials. Just add your own brainpower and creativity.

My Backyard

Adventurers ages 3 and younger can safely explore our Palmetto State paradise. Venture from mountainside camping to Lowcountry shrimping in just a few steps.

World of Work

Where work is fun! Get behind the wheel of a fire truck, restock the dairy case at My Neighborhood Market, climb on a tractor, service a car or construct on a job site.


The fun doesn’t stop when the seasons change. Whatever the weather, enjoy special learning opportunities indoors or out.

Planet Putt and Play

Planet Putt and Play, an educational game, uses 9-holes of mini golf to teach children about math and science.


From time to time, exhibit galleries close for cleaning and repairing.

Hours Monday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Members Free
Children and Adults $11.50
Seniors (age 62+) $10.50
Military (with ID) $10.50
Educator (with ID) $10.50
Groups (15+ w/RSVP) $8.50
Children under two Free