COSI is open Thursday through Sunday, 10am – 5pm. Plan Your Visit

Science boxes with five days’ worth of themed STEM activities and science experiments for kids delivered right to your front door!

COSI Connects Kits - Science boxes with five days’ worth of themed STEM activities and science experiments for kids delivered right to your front door!

COSI School Field Trip Information

Groups of 12 or more: $10/person

To make a field trip reservation, please call 614.228.2674 Monday- Friday. Advance reservations are required.

*Certified teachers are admitted to COSI free of charge with acceptable form of verification.
*(Open to certified public/private PreK-12th grade school teachers, teachers at licensed/registered child care and preschool facilities, college/university faculty, and home educators. Acceptable forms of verification include: Faculty ID, OEA card, Teaching license/certificate, or letter from your school district indicating intent to home school.)

Financial assistance is available for some groups through COSI's CAP; click here for details.


Generation Rx Labs

The Generation Rx Lab is a fun, innovative educational experience. In this space within the Life exhibit, visitors of all ages can conduct engaging, hands-on experiments as they learn about the science of drugs!

View Available Generation Rx Labs


Field Trip Payment

Payment is due upon arrival (with the exception of Box Lunch orders, which must be paid two weeks in advance). Payments are required to be made in one lump sum payment. Only those persons listed on the group reservation are eligible for the discounted group rate. Individuals not included on the reservation will be charged full general admission. Purchase Orders will also be accepted as long as a copy of the PO is provided at check-in.

Groups wishing to pay in advance may call COSI at 614.228.2674 Monday - Friday to pay over the phone with a credit card, or mail their payment to:
COSI Accounts Receivable
333 West Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215


Field Trip Educator Packets

The following educator packets will ensure you have a smooth, fun visit to COSI and include pre-visit checklists, chaperone guides, arrival and departure info (for buses too!), and an order form for school group kits.

Educator Amenities

Group Visit Guide & Directions




Box Lunches

Lunch orders must be finalized and paid in full at least two weeks prior to your arrival date. No cancellations or changes can be accepted after that point. Refunds are not available for box lunch orders.