City of Columbus Underground Garage Now Open

The new City of Columbus 640-space underground parking garage immediately west of COSI is now open under the management of LAZ Parking.

Parking payment is accepted at convenient LAZ Parking Pay-On-Foot stations located on the ground level of the garage elevator lobby or inside COSI near the Guest Services Desk. Cash and credit card payments are accepted.

Please obtain a validation sticker at the COSI Box Office and pay for parking before returning to your vehicle.

Discounted underground garage parking rates (with validation at the COSI Box Office) are $5 for COSI Members and $6 for the General Public. Please visit the COSI Box Office to have your parking ticket validated. The parking fee without a validation sticker is $6 for the first 3 hours, $2 for every additional hour, up to $15 per day.

Please note discounted parking for COSI Members or Guests is available only in the underground garage and is not available in any of the surface parking lots adjacent to COSI.

This Week's Hours

Summer Hours

May 2 - Sept 3: Mon - Sun: 10am - 5pm
Last Friday of each month (FFN): 10am - 9pm

COSI Photo Policy

COSI and the media frequently take photos/videos of visitors which may be used by COSI and/or its designees in future promotional materials in any media (such as websites, brochures, flyers, blogs, and social media sites). If you are photographed, the photo may be used without your prior consent and without compensation. If you do not want your image used, please avoid the photographer or inform them that you do not wish to be photographed.

COSI Code of Conduct

COSI is a participatory, hands-on environment. We invite you to use the exhibits actively, but with respect. Children 12 years and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Disruptive behavior, vandalism, misuse of exhibits or the building will not be tolerated. Weapons of any kind are not permitted on our property. If you present a danger to other guests or to COSI, you may be removed from the premises without warning or refund. In the event of an emergency, please follow all prompts and directions provided by COSI team members and emergency personnel.