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a larger than
life experience

At EdVenture, curiosity is larger than life! Here, in this safe and engaging space, learners of all ages become inspired with hands-on interactivity. So come with us and unlock your curiosity.

a larger than life experience

At EdVenture, curiosity is larger than life! Here, in this safe and engaging space, learners of all ages become inspired with hands-on interactivity. So come with us and unlock your curiosity.

New at Edventure

New at Edventure

      

EXPLORE EXHIBITS

All of our exhibits below are interactive, hands-on and sure to amaze. Come see them for yourself at EdVenture Columbia! For our Myrtle Beach exhibits, use the button below.

Eddie

Meet Eddie! He’s our larger-than-life, 40-ft. tall kid who’s an icon around the Southeast.

What better way to learn about the inner-workings of the body than to climb around inside one yourself!? Explore the body’s organs and learn what their functions are as you climb in and around Eddie. 

ACCESSIBILITY  |  Eddie has four accessible components on the 2nd floor supported by PRISMA Health.

Dalmatian Station

Sound the alarm and let’s roll out to the Dalmatian Station!

Learn about fire safety in the home and create a plan with your family for a safe escape in the event of a fire. Slide down the fire pole and practice getting low and going to your safe meeting place. 

World of Work

What will you be some day when you grow up?

From a farmer on the Busy Bee Farm to cashier at the Publix Market, try on many different hats and learn about different careers in EdVenture’s many Worlds of Work. 

MedVenture

From the ambulance to the operating table, explore the world of medical careers!

This brand new exhibit, supported by Richland School District 2, highlights medical careers and allows young minds to explore the occupations in the healthcare profession. Explore MedVenture today, FREE with your EdVenture admission! 

The Great Outdoors

Splash, ride, gem mine, and MORE!

Discover the great outdoors in this outside space at EdVenture. Here, young minds can splish and splash in the water, mine for gems, climb aboard a prop plane, and so much more!

Flight

“EdVenture pilots! This is ground control. You’re clear for landing!”

Let your curiosity fly as you climb into a real-life cockpit and experience the sensation of flying over the river into West Columbia. Learn about aeronautics, science, technology, and engineering in this immersive flight exhibit. 

Aha Factory Maker Space

Unlock your curiosity and spark your imagination as you make and create!

Ingenuity and imagination converge in our maker space workshop. Our open-ended workstations spark creativity and art as young minds build, problem solve, and discover their very own technogizmos and whatachmacallits. 

My Backyard Toddler Area

A special place for our youngest visitors!

This 3 and under area is especially designated for our youngest visitors from infants to toddlers. My Backyard allows little ones to safely crawl and explore textures, surfaces, and objects. Climb aboard the Little S. S. Shrimpy or slide down from the treehouse. My Backyard has a designated nursing area, family bathroom, and gated entrance. 

Busy Bee Farm & Garden

Dig in and explore the world of plants!

This magical outdoor garden area allows guests to have an up-close-and-personal encounter with plants, vegetables, flowers, and so much more! Can you find our very special fairy garden, too?

Celebration Circle

EdVenture’s newest space that celebrates the journey of pediatric patients, families, and healthcare workers.

Celebration Circle was created in honor of the pediatric patients from Prisma Health Children’s Hospital. Click here to learn more about this very special space.

      

EXPLORE EXHIBITS

All of our exhibits below are interactive, hands-on and sure to amaze. Come see them for yourself at EdVenture Columbia! For our Myrtle Beach exhibits, use the button below.

Eddie

Meet Eddie! He’s our larger-than-life, 40-ft. tall kid who’s an icon around the Southeast.

What better way to learn about the inner-workings of the body than to climb around inside one yourself!? Explore the body’s organs and learn what their functions are as you climb in and around Eddie. 

ACCESSIBILITY  |  Eddie has four accessible components on the 2nd floor supported by PRISMA Health.
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Dalmatian Station

Sound the alarm and let’s roll out to the Dalmatian Station!

Learn about fire safety in the home and create a plan with your family for a safe escape in the event of a fire. Slide down the fire pole and practice getting low and going to your safe meeting place. 

MedVenture

From the ambulance to the operating table, explore the world of medical careers!

This brand new exhibit, supported by Richland School District 2, highlights medical careers and allows young minds to explore the occupations in the healthcare profession. Explore MedVenture today! 

The Great Outdoors

Splash, ride, gem mine, and MORE!

Discover the great outdoors in this outside space at EdVenture. Here, young minds can splish and splash in the water, mine for gems, climb aboard a prop plane, and so much more!

 

World of Work

What will you be some day when you grow up?

From a farmer on the Busy Bee Farm to cashier at the Publix Market, try on many different hats and learn about different careers in EdVenture’s many Worlds of Work. 

Flight

“EdVenture pilots! This is ground control. You’re clear for landing!”

Let your curiosity fly as you climb into a real-life cockpit and experience the sensation of flying over the river into West Columbia. Learn about aeronautics, science, technology, and engineering in this immersive flight exhibit. 

Aha Factory Maker Space

Unlock your curiosity and spark your imagination as you make and create!

Ingenuity and imagination converge in our maker space workshop. Our open-ended workstations spark creativity and art as young minds build, problem solve, and discover their very own technogizmos and whatachmacallits. 

My Backyard Toddler Area

A special place for our youngest visitors!

This 3 and under area is especially designated for our youngest visitors from infants to toddlers. My Backyard allows little ones to safely crawl and explore textures, surfaces, and objects. Climb aboard the Little S. S. Shrimpy or slide down from the treehouse. My Backyard has a designated nursing area, family bathroom, and gated entrance. 

Busy Bee Farm & Garden

Dig in and explore the world of plants!

This magical outdoor garden area allows guests to have an up-close-and-personal encounter with plants, vegetables, flowers, and so much more! Can you find our very special fairy garden, too?

 

Celebration Circle

EdVenture’s newest space that celebrates the journey of pediatric patients, families, and healthcare workers.

Celebration Circle was created in honor of the pediatric patients from Prisma Health Children’s Hospital. Click here to learn more about this very special space.

Birthdays are Big at Edventure!

It’s a party at EdVenture and YOU’RE INVITED! Celebrate your child’s special day with an epic party at EdVenture! Kid-tested. Grownup-approved.

EdVenture is not just for Kids!

EdVenture has extensive rental space suitable for corporate meetings, reunions, and even weddings! We invite you to explore our rental facilities below and contact us for more information or to book your event today!

Birthdays are Big at Edventure!

It’s a party at EdVenture and YOU’RE INVITED! Celebrate your child’s special day with an epic party at EdVenture! Kid-tested. Grownup-approved.

EdVenture is not just for Kids!

EdVenture has extensive rental space suitable for corporate meetings, reunions, and even weddings! We invite you to explore our rental facilities below and contact us for more information or to book your event today!

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your curiosity

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let your
curiosity

fly?

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