Center of Science and Industry (COSI), Columbus

4.0
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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  • This Science Museum is an experience that you will remember for a long time! The hands-on tradition of COSI makes learning fun for all ages!  more »
  • I've gone to COSI for over 30 years, although it was in a different building all those years ago. It is an expensive famly activity, but it doesn't stop us from going yearly! Go early and see all the ...  more »

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