For Families

Columbus Mini Maker Faire

The Columbus Mini Maker Faire brings together makers, innovators, artists, families and all kinds of incredible projects. Join us for arts and crafts, science, engineering, power tool drag races, speakers, hands-on workshops and much more. Admission to the Columbus Mini Maker Faire is free. Ticket purchase or Membership is required to visit COSI exhibitions.

Presented by: The Columbus Idea Foundry in partnership with COSI.

1st Annual Quad Copter Battle Tournament - Call for Teams!
On Saturday, October 11, 2014, during the 3rd Annual Columbus Mini Maker Faire, COSI and The Columbus Idea Foundry will be hosting the 1st Annual Quad Copter Battle Tournament! Twelve teams will compete for fabulous prizes in aerial combat inside COSI's Battle Arena, an 18ft tall cage covered in protective - the only thing separating spectators from the carnage inside! Click here to register your team! Quad Copter Battle Registration


  • Date & Time: Saturday, October 11 (10am-5pm)
  • Cost: Free (Ticket purchase or Membership is required to visit COSI exhibitions.)
  • Member Cost: Free