COSI Center of Science and Industry


COSI Columbus provides an exciting and informative atmosphere for those of all ages to discover more about our environment, our accomplishments, our heritage, and ourselves. We motivate a desire toward a better understanding of science, industry, health, and history through involvement in exhibits, demonstrations, and a variety of educational activities and experiences. COSI is for the enrichment of the individual and for a more rewarding life on our planet, Earth. Since its opening in 1964, COSI has welcomed nearly 20 million visitors from all 50 states and numerous foreign countries.

How Your Donation Helps

93.6% of your car donation will go toward helping Franklin County Historical Society with their project: Educational Experiences.

4.8% will go toward the project: Community Outreach.

1.6% will go toward the project: Camp-In.



  • Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
  • Historical site, records or reenactment
  • Other school related activities

Tax Status

IRS Classification: 501(c)(3) Public Charity established 1962

Your donations to Franklin County Historical Society are tax deductible.

Grouping: Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).

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