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Center of Science and Industry (COSI)

333 W Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215-2738
+1 614-228-2674
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Some big changes, all for the better

Matt and I came to COSI today specifically to see the new dinosaur exhibit from the American Museum... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Brent B
Columbus, Ohio, United States
PHENOMENAL= Lucky Columbus to have this as one of your stars

What an amazing building with great exhibits, a meaningful mission statement, positive neighborhood... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Greater London, United Kingdom
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Known as "COSI," this enormously popular attraction offers all sorts of hands-on exhibits, from conducting your own water experiments to creating a newscast to watching yourself age. Three movie theaters provide enough entertainment variety for the whole family.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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333 W Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215-2738
+1 614-228-2674
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 older children than to elementary-aged children. It is gorgeously laid out, extensively informative,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 downtown. This is what having smart business leaders can do for a city and region. If anywhere...More

Thank 384deano
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 great way to have fun while...More

Thank melisacnp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took 4 year old and grandma and grandpa! Everyone learned something and had a great time. Loved the Dino exhibit, very interesting. Of course my son loved the gift shop! He also loved the hands on activities. We got into a small submarine, “tamed” water,...More

Thank Seeties
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of things for the kids to do here. Also watched the 3D extreme weather with the kids and the duration was just nice even for the 6 yr old. Spent most of the time in the kids play area where it has two separate...More

Thank expatWorld
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our two boys, 7 and 3 years old, to Cosi over holiday break. We were originally going to go during the week for a whole day (we thought it would take all day) but it was going to cost $90 for us with...More

Thank H8103YHtiffanyb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to have kids run off energy and learn. Great family atmosphere and definately a great place to get out of the house with kids!

Thank Karleen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place to visit with kids when it is snowing outside. The kids look at regular and special exhibit railroad part and more.

Thank RKK347
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit to COSI, entertaining for adults and kids...Great play space for babies to 1st graders. WOSU TV studio was fun!!!

Thank Valarie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently went to COSI with my son and his class for a field trip. We had about 2-3 hours to see whatever we could see. Since we received wristbands, after the field trip was over, my son & I were able to check out...More

Thank AshDelo1527
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9 October 2017|
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Response from Rebecca C | Reviewed this property |
They have a large parking lot, in a very urban and congested area.... I am not 100% sure but maybe where they park buses for school trips. Call the center, as it would require permission I would assume.
18 January 2017|
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Response from joseph c | Reviewed this property |
I have seen every age at COSI. Of course, depending on the child's ability to interact would determine how appropriate the visit. However, COSI maintains the ability to motivate adults and children.
23 November 2016|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
There was a charge for 4 "extra" things to do (movie, motion ride, explore adventure, planetarium, unicycle) these are like $4 each or a wrist band to do all but unicycle for $15, parking was free