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COSI is Columbus' dynamic hands-on science center and was recently named the #1 science center in the country by Parents Magazine. COSI features more than 300 interactive exhibitions and over 100,000 square feet of exhibit space, a 7-story Extreme Screen Theater with the largest screen in Ohio, an outdoor science park, a special area for tiny explorers ages 0 through Kindergarten, and the country's only high-wire unicycle. COSI also offers a variety of special events, family programs, camps, and more.

12
June
2014

Huge Construction Equipment Takes Over COSI

The Science of Big Machines is at COSI June 14 -22, 2014

Photo from Big Machines 2013.

Columbus, OH – They’re big, they’re loud and they’re back at COSI!  Big Machines including a bulldozer, concrete truck and a crane will take over COSI’s West Plaza June 14-22, 2014. 

More than 20 pieces of construction equipment will be at COSI.  Kids will get their own hard hat to wear while they dig and move sand or operate the controls a real mini-excavator or a telescoping forklift.  For the youngest guests, climb in the driver’s seat of several big pieces of equipment or play with construction toys just like the real thing.  

Written by: Jaclyn Reynolds

10
June
2014

Calling All Watsons!

COSI to Offer Free Admission to The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes for Anyone With The Last Name “Watson”

Calling All Watsons!

COLUMBUS, OH – COSI is “Calling All Watsons!” to The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes. From June 14-June 29, 2014, anyone with the last name “Watson” will be granted free general admission to COSI – Columbus’ Center of Science and Industry - and the Sherlock Holmes exhibition.

Written by: Jaclyn Reynolds

04
June
2014

The Case of the Missing Tickets!

COSI to Offer Free Admission to The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes Through a Social Media Treasure Hunt Adventure

COLUMBUS, OH – Four tickets to the International Exhibit of Sherlock Holmes have gone missing! COSI – Columbus’ Center of Science and Industry – needs your detective skills to find them. The prize? A package of four free general admission tickets to the museum, four free passes to the Sherlock Holmes exhibition, a family membership to the museum and valuable mystery gifts.

Written by: Jaclyn Reynolds

30
April
2014

COSI Partners With National Geographic Cinema Ventures To Bring Films From Award-Winning Film Library To Columbus

"Pandas: The Journey Home" Opens May 1, 2014

COLUMBUS, OH – COSI has announced plans to partner with National Geographic to open The National Geographic Giant Screen Theater at COSI on May 1, 2014. Through this branding partnership, COSI will gain special access to one of the world’s largest giant-screen film libraries that includes award-winning films in 2D and 3D digital formats, and COSI will commit a portion of programming each year exclusively to National Geographic films. Additionally, COSI’s president and CEO, David E. Chesebrough, Ed.D., has been asked to lead an advisory committee for National Geographic to assist in furthering effective collaborations with other science centers and museums that have National Geographic-branded theaters.  This leadership role and partnership will also allow COSI to take advantage of National Geographic’s solid quality education and explorer resources.

Written by: Jaclyn Reynolds

23
April
2014

Explore The Wonders of Your Own Backyard!

Backyard Science Day is April 26, 2014 at COSI

COSI and ScottsMiracle-Gro are pleased to present Backyard Science Day for the fourth year.  Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., experts from ScottsMiracle-Gro will help COSI guests explore all there is to know about their own backyard.

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