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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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This was a nice stop but didn’t realize this was more for children or parents & grandparents with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lisalN9775IH
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Chicago, Illinois
Great for all ages

We love COSI. It’s cheaper to get a one year pass rather than paying for 1 day. Fun activities for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adrienne C
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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.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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333 W Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215-2738
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+1 614-228-2674
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a nice stop but didn’t realize this was more for children or parents & grandparents with children. Tons of hands on which would have been great when our kids were small. Very nice staff and very clean.

Thank lisalN9775IH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love COSI. It’s cheaper to get a one year pass rather than paying for 1 day. Fun activities for people of every age.

Thank Adrienne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My toddler grandson loves this place! He especially enjoys Thomas & Friends and The Little Kid's Space. We're looking forward to the Dinosaur Exhibit.

Thank vbharch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

COSI was a great place for our family. Several floors and many exhibits where kids and adults alike can explore and learn. My kids 5 and 6 1/2 enjoyed it thoroughly. We ran out of time to do all we wanted to. The play area...More

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really a great experience for all ages. Fun and educational. Much to see & do. Great hands on and learning experiences.

Thank judgeteacher4life
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

COSI was a really neat place for kids younger than 12. Had lots of neat exhibits and the majority were operable. $15 per person and $5add ons for each 3D movie. Clean and well friendly staffed. The highlight was the pressurized bowling ball that had...More

Thank C D
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Went with kids 6 and 8. The health and progress sections were their favorites. Honda innovation section was nice too. Been to many of these types of science centers/childrens museums and this one is of same mold. Not bad, just not great. A lot of...More

Thank Etonian30
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We came into town for the Thomas Ride The Rail Experience. If you have a thomas or train lover in your family can make it up before Thomas leaves at the end of the year I think. Go. They got to put funnels and bumpers...More

1  Thank Breanne07
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We LOVE LOVE COSI, everyone needs to go at some point in their lives (again and again). There is so much to do here, we spent 2 full days. There is things for babies to seniors to do! The bike above you when you walk...More

Thank SarahMPhotography
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Visited web site before attending to learn that a major construction project is occurring in front of COSI. Parking areas are limited and you can either walk to COSI (maybe about 10-15 minutes) or take a shuttle. Shuttle bus area had a very small canopy...More

1  Thank Linda44149
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Etonian30
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.
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lindaklembara
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.
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marilynklingshirn
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
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