Center of Science and Industry (COSI), Columbus

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#2 of 11 in Childrens Museums in Ohio
Try out 300 interactive themed exhibits at Center of Science and Industry (COSI) and learn scientific facts and principles through play. Test gravity on different planets and explore the physical nature of oceans. Learn things that scientists have discovered about the body, mind, and spirit. Test your senses with illusions and mind games. A seven-story 3-D screen with surround sound will transport you inside molecules, into outer space, and to the Earth's distant lands. In a 30,000 sq m (320,000 sq ft) space, the center sees over half million visitors per year. Plan to see Center of Science and Industry (COSI) and other attractions that appeal to you using our Columbus trip planner .
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  • Matt and I came to COSI today specifically to see the new dinosaur exhibit from the American Museum of Natural History. That alone is magnificent, although surprisingly geared more toward adults and o...  more »
  • What an amazing building with great exhibits, a meaningful mission statement, positive neighborhood impact and its architecture prowess utilizing old with new sitting proudly on the Scioto River downt...  more »
  • As a kid I can remember coming to Cosi when it was on Broad Street. So many fun memories! Now we are supporting members and enjoy bring the kids here frequently! The location is worth the cost and a g...  more »

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