Columbus, Ohio’s Center of Science and Industry, also known as COSI, is home to hands-on exhibits and interactive, kid-friendly activities. With a focus on science, nature, ecosystems and more, there is something for every age group at COSI. Check out the various exhibits like Lab Space, Energy Explorers, Progress and more, and then take little ones to the Little KidSpace, where they can climb on soft play areas, use their imagination to explore the planets, and more. Families should stop in the National Geographic Giant Screen Theater for educational and entertaining movies (additional tickets required).
Admission to COSI is $19 for adults (13 and older), $14 for youth (2 to 12) and free for children under 2; COSI members get in for free. The Center is open January through mid-March, Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed Monday and Tuesday. From mid-March to December, the museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.