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College of Arts & Sciences
McKissick Museum


General Information

McKissick Museum is open to the public free of charge.

Monday-Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 11 AM - 3 PM
Closed Sundays and all University and State holidays including April 15, July 1, September 2, November 25, and December 16.

The Museum is located in the McKissick building on the University's historic Horseshoe. Please check the exhibitions page for the locations of specific exhibitions within the building.

Metered parking is available streetside on Bull and Pendleton Streets, or on the lower level of the Pendleton Street Garage. Enter the garage from Pickens Street. Weekend visitors may enjoy free parking in the gated parking circle on the north side of the building, at Bull and Pendleton Streets.

The building and exhibitions are handicap accessible. The accessible entrance is located on the north side of the building, facing Pendleton Street. Handicap parking is available in the gated parking circle on the north side of the building.

Group Visits
Visits to the Museum are primarily self-guided. However, we ask that groups of 10 or more notify the Museum of their plans prior to visiting. Guided tours of current exhibitions may be arranged with advance notice. Please contact Amanda Belue at 803.777.2876 for tour availability.

We ask that you refrain from photography of any kind within exhibition galleries.

McKissick Museum
College of Arts and Sciences
University of South Carolina
816 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29208
phone 803.777.7251
fax 803.777.2829 

To visit or tour the USC campus, please contact the University Visitor Center.