Teacher's Choice Planetarium Films

See the film on your choice during your field trip or group visit, including One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure, Wildest Weather in the Solar System, Jr. Star Safari and several others from COSI’s library of award-winning planetarium documentaries.

Teacher’s Choice shows can be booked to start anytime between 9:00am-10:00am daily. Tickets are $4 per person with COSI general admission. Group size minimum is 12. Two weeks advanced reservations required. Please note that once a film has been selected for a given date other groups are welcome to book into that film and individual walk-up tickets will also be available at COSI’s Box Office.

To book your film, call COSI’s Reservation Team at 614.228.2674

Expedition: The Red Planet

Expedition: The Red Planet

Expedition: The Red Planet is a live, interactive show following humanity’s relationship to Mars. This program focuses on the past, present, and future exploration of the red planet.
  • Recommended Age: 7+
  • Runtime: 25 minutes
Jr. Star Safari

Jr. Star Safari

Discover the animals in the night sky. Families with young children will enjoy this engaging and interactive live astronomy show, led by a COSI Star Safari Guide along with the help of Orion, our master scout, to find animals in the night sky. This show created by COSI especially for early learners, features beautiful animal drawings, real-animal footage from The Columbus Zoo and a tour of the night sky across COSI’s 60-foot dome. No need to be quiet on this safari, the animals won’t mind a few oohs, aaahs and shout-outs from the audience as they discover the beauty and wonder of the stars.
  • Recommended Age: 3-8
  • Runtime: 22 minutes
Life a Cosmic Story

Life a Cosmic Story

Life: A Cosmic Story tells the 14-billion-year saga of how we came to be. It's a journey from the microscopic view inside a plant cell to the vastness of our universe populated by billions of galaxies swirling in space. How did life on Earth begin? This tantalizing question forms the basis of this magnificent production.
  • Recommended Age: 7+
  • Runtime: 28 minutes
Magic Treehouse: Space Mission

Magic Treehouse: Space Mission

Travel with the brother-sister duo, Jack and Annie, in their Magic Tree House as they discover a note that asks them to answer a series of six questions about space. With the help of an astronomer, the Internet, an astronaut, books, and the writer of a mysterious note, Jack and Annie are taken on a wondrous journey of adventure and learning. This exciting voyage will carry visitors to the planets and far out into the Universe where Jack and Annie nearly get… Well, we don’t want to give it away. The adventure is just beginning!
  • Recommended Age: 5-10
  • Runtime: 35 minutes
Sky in Your Hands

Sky in Your Hands

Treat your sense of sight, sound, and even touch to an incredible journey through the constellations. Experience the cosmos both projected above you on the planetarium dome and at your fingertips on a personally sized three-dimensional model. This is a planetarium show unlike any you’ve ever felt before.
  • Recommended Age: 8+
  • Runtime: 25 minutes
Starry Night Live

Starry Night Live

This live show explores what can be seen in the sky tonight in central Ohio. Discover the current stars, constellations, planets, and deep sky objects that fill the starry night.
  • Recommended Age: 7+
  • Runtime: 22 minutes

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