For Families

Birthday Parties for Ages 6-11

Have your child's birthday party at COSI! COSI birthdays are a mix of silly science and serious fun! Please submit your reservation at least three weeks in advance.

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Dinosaur Adventure

Dig in to this party to learn how dinosaurs might have lived and died. Extract some DNA that you can take home, hold and examine real dinosaur fossils, and become a paleontologist in COSI's dinosaur fossil pit.
  • Age Level: Ages 6-11


Grab your magnifying glass and get ready to become a detective! Test your observation skills, gather fingerprints from evidence, and use chromatography to separate the chemicals in ink.

  • Age Level: Ages 6-11

Astronaut Adventure

Create your own rocket to guide you through a space adventure! Launch rockets, experience the vacuum of outer space, and don't forget the epic landing!

  • Age Level: Ages 6-11

Gross Science

Explore some of the gross processes that makes your body work with our Gross Science birthday party theme. Discover how your body defends its self from pathogens, dig into digestion, and get slimy making your own snot.
  • Age Level: Ages 6-11

Busting Myths

Try some famous science myths by experimenting with electricity, cooling off with liquid nitrogen, playing tug-of-war with phone books, and exploring what happens when you mix Mentos with diet soda.

  • Age Level: Ages 6-11