COSI, Columbus’ Dynamic Hands-On Science Center supports our educators! Teachers get free admission to COSI, and receive a discounted rate on educator Family memberships for $149. Family membership includes two named adults and dependent children or grandchildren 18 and under.
COSI is FULL of fun for all ages, featuring classic and traveling exhibits, Live Shows, Little Kidspace, hands’ on activities, and so much more. Members receive a discount on pay exhibits, such as Planetarium, Giant Screen Theater, and Motion Simulator.
COSI hosts lots of fun events throughout the year such as Outdoor Exhibits like Farm Days and Big Machines and COSI Family Friday Night (free for members), as well as events for which members receive a discount such as COSI After Dark, Character Breakfasts, Camps, and more.
Free admission and discount family memberships are available for certified public/private PreK-12th grade school teachers, teachers at licensed/registered child care and preschool facilities, college/university faculty, and home educators with identification.
In order to receive free admission to COSI, you must present proof of being a certified educator. Acceptable forms of verification include: (1) Faculty ID (if it just says “staff” you will need another form of proof), (2) OEA card, (3) Teaching license/certificate, (4) pay stub, or (5) letter from your school district indicating intent to home school. Please note that you must submit verification of your eligibility each time you visit.
If you have any questions about whether you qualify for free educator admission, please visit the website or contact COSI directly.
333 West Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215
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