A highlight of the sprawling university is its original campus—the scenic, tree-lined streets.
South Caroliniana Library. Explore the special collections on state history and genealogy at the South Caroliniana Library, established in 1840. 910 Sumter St., 29208. 803/777–3131. library.sc.edu/socar.
Weekdays 8:30–5, Sat. 9–1.
McKissick Museum. The McKissick Museum has geology, gemstone, and folklife exhibits, as well as a fine display of silver. 816 Bull St., 29208. 803/777–7251. artsandsciences.sc.edu/mckissickmuseum. Free. Weekdays 8:30–5, Sat. 11–3.
Sumter St., Columbia, South Carolina, 29208, United States