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Located in Columbus, COSI (the Center of Science and Industry) is one of the most respected science centers in the nation, serving more than 30 million visitors since 1964. Parents Magazine recently named COSI the #1 Science Center for Families in the country. At COSI you will find endless opportunities to explore real science and discover real possibilities for yourself and the world around you. COSI brings science to life with more than 300 interactive exhibits throughout our discovery-based and themed exhibition areas, which include: Ocean, Space, Gadgets, Life, little kidspace®, WOSU@COSI, Progress, Big Science Park and our brand new Innovation Showcase. The exhibition areas provide experiences for all age levels to creatively combine science facts and learning through play. Beyond the exhibits, you’ll find COSI’s hair-raising Electrostatic Generator Show, the only High-Wire Unicycle in the country, a seven-story Extreme Screen theater, a Science 2Go! retail store and the Atomicafe’ restaurant. COSI also hosts world-class traveling exhibitions from other museums throughout the year. COSI’s groundbreaking, award-winning education programs have reached millions of teachers and students. These innovative outreach education programs are tailored to support national and statewide science curriculum and standards. Unique programs such as Electronic Education and COSI on Wheels bring science learning to students throughout Ohio and across the country. One million campers have now experienced Camp-In®, an overnight program created for Girl Scouts that began in 1972. It’s now open to boys and girls and duplicated nationwide.

Upcoming Events

Family Friday Night 1-30-2015 thru 11-27-2015

Family Friday Night

On the last Friday of the month, COSI offers extended hours and price reduced admission to families so you can visit, learn, and play late. Watch and participate in learning about science in a fun way through hands-on activities and demonstrations.

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Jerusalem 3D 2-11-2015 thru 5-31-2015

Jerusalem 3D

Jerusalem 3D takes you on an inspiring and eye-opening tour of one of the world's oldest and most enigmatic cities. Destroyed and rebuilt countless times over the past 5,000 years, Jerusalem's enduring appeal remains a mystery. What made it so important to so many different cultures? How did it beco

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Top Secret: License to Spy 3-14-2015 thru 9-7-2015

Top Secret: License to Spy

Top Secret: License to Spy focuses on the science and technology of spying and espionage.

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Meeting Space

Meeting Spaces at This Business
Room Theater Style Classroom Style Banquet Style Reception L x W Sq. Ft. Height
Atrium 300 200 300 300 0′ x 0′ 5,600 15′
City View 100 80 160 200 0′ x 0′ 2,800 54′
Entire Building 0 0 0 6,500 0′ x 0′ 320,000 0′
Extreme Screen Theater 285 0 0 0 0′ x 0′ 10,000 0′
Gadgets Exhibition Area 0 0 80 125 0′ x 0′ 5,700 0′
Gallery II 600 600 650 765 0′ x 0′ 10,000 35′
Gallery III 400 250 330 375 0′ x 0′ 4,500 35′
Life Exhibition Area 0 0 160 225 0′ x 0′ 7,800 0′
Mezzanine Bridge 0 0 160 225 0′ x 0′ 2,000 30′
Mezzanine Room 50 40 80 100 0′ x 0′ 1,100 10′
Ocean Exhibition Area 0 0 160 200 0′ x 0′ 9,000 0′
Outdoor Big Science Park 0 0 200 300 0′ x 0′ 5,000 0′
Outdoor English Plaza 1,200 0 1,000 900 0′ x 0′ 12,000 0′
Outdoor Plaza Deck 300 0 300 500 0′ x 0′ 28,000 0′
Progress Exhibition Area 0 0 100 150 0′ x 0′ 8,000 0′
Space Exhibition Area 0 0 50 100 0′ x 0′ 4,400 0′
Sunspots 50 40 100 150 0′ x 0′ 3,200 10′
Traveling Exhibit Gallery 300 200 340 500 0′ x 0′ 6,680 25′
Weather Stage Exhibition Area 50 0 70 90 0′ x 0′ 1,000 0′

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