Today's Hours: 
10am - 5pm
Today's Hours: 
10am - 5pm
Today's Hours: 
10am - 5pm
Today's Hours: 
10am - 5pm
Today's Hours: 
10am - 5pm
Today's Hours: 
10am - 5pm
Today's Hours: 
10am - 5pm

COSI is now open!

Classic Exhibits

Classic Exhibits come free with General Admission to COSI.
From the outer reaches of the Universe to the bottom of the seas, COSI's classic exhibitions will take you on a voyage of discovery.


Space Exhibit
Space

Space

Ride in a space capsule, maneuver a rover through a Martian landscape, and test your skills as an armchair astronaut.

Live Shows
Live Shows

Live Shows

COSI’s exciting (and explosive) live science shows are included with your admission or Membership.

Lab Spaces
Lab Spaces at COSI

COSI Lab Spaces

Working research laboratories designed to let you witness scientific research in real time.

Big Science Park Exhibit
Big Science Park

Big Science Park

Larger-than-life activities designed to let your inner scientist stomp around and shout out loud.

Ocean Exhibit
Ocean

Ocean

Mighty Poseidon reigns over a mythical playground symbolizing the ancient stories of the sea.

WOSU Exhibit
WOSU

WOSU @ COSI

WOSU@COSI is moving to Gallery 3 and will remain CLOSED until the relocation is complete spring 2017.

Life Exhibit
Life

Life

From before birth to after death—and the many steps in between—Life explores what makes us human.

Gadget Exhibit
Gadgets

Gadgets

Try to lift your own weight in the pulley chair, split laser beams, and build a bridge.

Progress Exhibit
Progress

Progress

Travel through time and interact with technology from 1898 and 1962.

Kidspace Exhibit
little kidspace

little kidspace

Young children can safely climb, build, splash, imagine, and pretend in COSI’s little kidspace®.

Hallway Experiences
Hallway Experiences

Hallway Exhibitions

From gorgeous photography to thought-prevoking collections, enjoy these free, limited-engagement displays while you're here.

COSI Classics
COSI Classics

COSI Classics

Hair-raising experiences. Cherished childhood favorites. Demonstrations that seem magical.

Big Machines
Big Machines

Big Machines

Bulldozers, dump trucks, and forklifts converge in downtown Columbus again this year for COSI’s annual Science of Big Machines.

Energy Explorers
Energy Explorers

Energy Explorers

COSI’s new Energy Explorers exhibition focuses on how energy powers the world around us-from the transportation we take to the products we buy.

Farm Days
Farm Days

Farm Days

Check out huge farming equipment, see a baby chick hatch, "milk" COSI's fiberglass cow, and grow your own seed necklace.

Additional Exhibits

Experiences not included in General Admission
Marked exhibits require the purchase of an additional ticket.



Planetarium
Plnaetarium

The Planetarium

COSI intends to reopen this 200–seat teaching tool to showcase astronomy and inspire Ohioans to explore our amazing infinite universe.

Giant Screen
Adventure Exhibit

Giant Screen Theater

Experience crystal-clear images on the biggest digital screen in Ohio.

Exhibit Rentals

Exhibit Sales & Rentals For Museum Professionals
COSI creates imaginative and innovative experiences for museums around the world. More than 28 million visitors in 56 cities worldwide have enjoyed these educational and interactive exhibits.
For sales and rental inquires please contact John Shaw, Director of Production & Fabrication at 614.629.3179 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

LOST Egypt Exhibit
LOST Egypt Exhibit

LOST Egypt Exhibit

Unearth ancient Egypt with hands-on experiences and real Egyptian artifacts.

Hungry Planet
Hungry Planet

Hungry Planet

Hungry Planet features over 90 thought-provoking photographs documenting what 30 typical families in 24 different countries eat in a week and how much their food costs.