Edventure "Its Your World"

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211 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC, United States

EdVenture is the largest children’s museum in the Southeastr, located in Columbia, South Carolina. EdVenture opened to the public in 2003. It has 8 galleries covering 67,000 square feet, plus hands-on exhibits, 2 resource centers, and a 200-seat theater. 40,000 square feet of the total 67,000 square feet is devoted to exhibit galleries, laboratories and visitor amenities. An additional 7,000 square feet of outdoor gallery space is located just outside the museum’s front door. Within the total 74,000 square feet there are approximately 350 individual hands-on exhibits. There is also a statue of ‘Eddie’ on the first floor of the museum which children can climb into and learn about the insides of people. It is located at 211 Gervais Street in midtown Columbia, next to the South Carolina State Museum.

Edventure Exhibits

For every child who visits EdVenture, seeing will be believing and doing will mean remembering. All exhibits at EdVenture are hands-on and experiential. Click on the link above to view all exhibits available for view. 

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Kids think teachers have the answers to everything. Just in case you don’t, EdVenture can help.

EdVenture provides educators a variety of tools that help them improve their skills and grow their knowledge base. From one-hour sessions to week-long summer institutes, our museum provides quality enrichment programming for South Carolina’s teachers.

Professional Development Workshops

Are you a preschool provider or child development center in need of Department of Social Service credit hours? EdVenture offers professional development opportunities for providers and teachers at your school or center. You can receive one to three hours of professional development on a variety of relevant and unique topics.

2014 Hands-On, Minds-On! Summer Institute for Teachers!

EdVenture Children’s Museum, with support from the South Carolina Department of Education offered its eighth year of Hands-On, Minds-On! (HMO) Summer Institute for Teachers. The annual Institute is for public and private elementary teachers dedicated to sharing EdVenture’s expertise in making science and mathematics fun and accessible in the classroom.

For more information, visit http://handsonmindson.org.


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