VISIT

Spartanburg

TCMU-Spartanburg is designed for children ages6 and under. All exhibits were developed on a smaller scale to meet the physical needs of early learners. Counters are built for their height and crawling areas are padded for infants. Exhibits also incorporate learning goals and educational standards for children ages 6 and under.

TCMU-Spartanburg Hours:
Tuesday-Saturday 9AM-5PM
Timed entry options: 9:00AM, 11:00AM, 1:00PM, 3:00PM

Closed Sunday & Monday

 

Face coverings are optional for entry to The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Per CDC guidelines, it is highly recommended that unvaccinated guests wear an appropriate face covering while inside museum spaces. TCMU staff members are required to wear approved face coverings.

Advance timed-entry ticketing is required to visit TCMU-Spartanburg. The length of your visit will not be timed. Only ticket-holders are guaranteed entry. 

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GENERAL ADMISSION

CHILD (AGES 6 mos.-6): $6
ADULT: $6
EDUCATOR & HOMESCHOOL: $5
MILITARY: $5
SENIOR: $5
MUSEUMS FOR ALL REDUCED RATE (WITH EBT CARD): $3*
UNDER 6 MOS: FREE
MEMBERS: FREE
ALL ADULTS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A CHILD
*Exclusions apply. Click to learn more.
  • ACCESS FOR ALL
    TCMU offers various opportunities for need-based reduced admission. The museum is an active participant in Museums For All, a signature access program administered by the Association of Children’s Museums. EBT card holders can visit both TCMU locations for $3 per person. Exclusions apply and you can read more here. Additionally, TCMU offers scholarship funded school field trips on a first come, first serve basis. Please call 864-553-7952 for more information.
  • SPARTANBURG PARKING
    Free two-hour street parking is available on Magnolia Street. The Magnolia Street public parking garage is located across the street from the museum. Parking in the garage costs $0.50 per hour with a maximum of $4.00 during weekdays. Parking in the garage is free on weekends.

MUSEUM MAP

UPPER LEVEL

  1. Palmetto Basics Toddler Zone: designed for children ages 18 months and under, this hands-on exhibit directs parents to engage their children using Palmetto Basics elements.
  2. Market: teaches healthy lifestyle choices and incorporates the entire farm-to-table process through collaborative pretend play.
  3. Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System: child-scaled hospital allows children to play the role of doctor, patient, or caregiver through imaginative pretend play.
  4. Duke Energy Treehouse: introduces visitors to South Carolina’s native species in a multi-level treehouse and miniature orchard.

LOWER LEVEL

  1. Spark!Lab Jr. Classroom
  2. Go GoSpartanburg: explores the local city and all its forms of transportation through imaginative play, also featuring an area for children 18 months and under only.
  3. Spartanburg Rising: features a variety of free block play inspire our guests to become architects, engineers and members of a construction crew.
  4. Spartanburg Water Table: explores Spartanburg’s rivers and the critical role water plays in our community, with splashing, squirting, and pumping.

GREENVILLE

HOURS of OPERATION
TUESDAY-SATURDAY 9AM-5PM
SUNDAY 11AM-5PM
CLOSED MONDAYS

Spartanburg

HOURS of OPERATION
TUESDAY-SATURDAY 9AM-5PM
CLOSED SUNDAY & MONDAY