This Month's Theme: Dangerous Science (January 18)

What things are actually dangerous? We might have to make some explosions to find out so wear your safety glasses!

COSI Discovery Nights: a 21+ Event!

Whether you want to sit back and hear from the experts, try your own hand at our favorite science experiments, or simply wander the building and enjoy COSI after hours, we hope you will join us for our new electrifying event series – COSI Discovery Nights! Our latest COSI experience for the curious adult dives deep into questions like, “What does bacteria actually look like”, “Just how cold is Antarctica?”, and “Why, exactly, do you have a sweet tooth?” Indulge your curious side at COSI's newest 21+ event; full of plenty of ways to take a deeper dive into science topics through live podcasts, maker workshops, panel discussions, planetarium shows all while enjoying craft beer and themed cocktails.

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Activities:

• Infectious Disease Lecture
• COSI’s Wild Experience-Experience COSI’s Dangerous Animals
• Liquid Nitrogen Demos
• Relative Toxicity
• Germs
• COSI’s Fireworks Show

Planetarium:

Buffet:

6pm-8:30pm

• Firecracker Chicken
• Ma Po Tofu
• Jasmine Rice
• Honey Fried Sugar Donuts

Partners:

• The Ohio State University Department of Infectious Disease
• Ohio History Center
• Land-Grant Brewing Company


Admission:

Member - $14
Groups (12 or more) - $16
Nonmember (in advance) - $20
Nonmember (at the door) - $25

No time to eat before coming? Add food to your COSI Discovery Nights ticket. Offering a variety of small plates, guests who purchase this food ticket receive a wristband for all-you-can eat menu items. Buffet is open from 6:00-8:30.

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Please note you will be required to show a state issued photo identification verifying age of 21+ to attend this event

Upcoming Themes:

Jan 18, 2020

Dangerous Science
What things are actually dangerous? We might have to make some explosions to find out so wear your safety glasses!
Feb 14, 2020

Love and Attraction
What makes someone attractive? And what causes us to fall in love? It all comes down to - you guessed it - science!
Mar 21, 2020

Whodunit Murder Mystery
A murder has been committed and it's up to you to solve it! Look for clues and suspects around the museum as you conduct your investigation and submit your final guess for a chance to win the grand prize.
May 23, 2020

Journey Through Time
From our nostalgic memories, to ancient cultures, and all the way back to the dinosaurs, history excites and confounds us. Come take a journey to discover how scientists study our past.
Jun 20, 2020

Exploring Our Earth
Learn how adventurous scientists and explorers travel the far reaches of the globe to help us better understand our world. Gather some adventure stories of your own along the way.
Jul 18, 2020

Uncovering the Universe
From the vast reaches of space to the smallest particles of matter, learn how scientists figure out what the universe is made of. Don't forget to launch some rockets of your own.
Aug 22, 2020

Brewing and Distilling
Brewing and distilling combine ancient art with modern science. Learn how your favorite beverages are made from the experts who make them.

Upcoming Themes:


Jan 18, 2020:

Dangerous Science

What things are actually dangerous? We might have to make some explosions to find out so wear your safety glasses!

Feb 14, 2020:

Love and Attraction

What makes someone attractive? And what causes us to fall in love? It all comes down to - you guessed it - science!

Mar 21, 2020:

Whodunit Murder Mystery

A murder has been committed and it's up to you to solve it! Look for clues and suspects around the museum as you conduct your investigation and submit your final guess for a chance to win the grand prize.

May 23, 2020:

Journey Through Time

From our nostalgic memories, to ancient cultures, and all the way back to the dinosaurs, history excites and confounds us. Come take a journey to discover how scientists study our past.

June 20, 2020:

Exploring Our Earth

Learn how adventurous scientists and explorers travel the far reaches of the globe to help us better understand our world. Gather some adventure stories of your own along the way.

July 18, 2020:

Uncovering the Universe

From the vast reaches of space to the smallest particles of matter, learn how scientists figure out what the universe is made of. Don't forget to launch some rockets of your own.

Aug 22, 2020:

Brewing and Distilling

Brewing and distilling combine ancient art with modern science. Learn how your favorite beverages are made from the experts who make them.