April 2012 Feature of the Month

The South Carolina State House

The South Carolina State House is located at 1100 Gervais Street in Columbia, South Carolina. It was extensively renovated between 1995 and 1998 to comply with fire safety, building accessibility and earthquake protection standards. The renovation balanced the need to meet modern code requirements and improved efficiency with a respect for historic form and appearance. Learn more on our History of the State House page.

Guided tours of the South Carolina State House are available Monday through Friday, free-of-charge. Call the Tour Desk at (803) 734-2430 or visit our Field Trip link for more infomation.

You may also visit some of the interesting features of the South Carolina State House online. Check out these pictures of the exterior of the State House, the State House Dome and some of the architectural features of the State House. Peek inside to see the first floor, the main lobby, the stained glass windows and the Joint Legislative Conference Room (Library). Or browse through the House Chamber Portraits, the House Gallery Portraits, the Senate Chamber Portraits and the Senate Gallery Portraits.

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