Nicole C. Kwiek, PhD

Cynthia Canan, PhD
Assistant Director

Center of Science and Industry
333 West Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215




COSI guests of all ages can visit the Generation Rx Lab. Read the FAQ below for more information.

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How do COSI guests visit the lab?

When you arrive at COSI, check-out the lab’s daily featured experiment and show times listed in COSI’s show sheet.  See a staff member in the Generation Rx Lab (2nd floor, Labs in Life exhibit) to sign up and reserve your spot. Space is limited to the first 12-18 guests, so sign-up early!

How many guests can visit the Generation Rx Lab at once?

12-18 guests can conduct an experiment within the Generation Rx Lab at once.

How long does each “show” or experiment in the Generation Rx Lab last?

Each “show” or hands-on experiment will take 20-25 minutes to complete.

What is the age requirement of guests visiting the Generation Rx Lab?

There are no age requirements to visit the lab. We encourage families to share this experience together, but visitors of all ages are welcome.

When is the Generation Rx Lab open?

The lab is open during COSI’s regular business hours Monday-Friday and most Saturdays and Sundays. Show times generally occur between 1-4pm, but always check the specific show time listed in COSI’s show sheet.