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Best Museum: COSI

From the Best Museum: COSI edition

Think this place is just for kids? Think again.

The Center of Science and Industry offers all-ages amusement with hands-on displays, elaborate traveling exhibits and amazing documentaries that play in the seven-story Extreme Screen Theater. The expansive museum just west of Downtown does what your junior-high math teacher never could: It makes learning fun and cool.

Those who can't come out to play during the day can check out COSI After Dark, a 21-and-older event that runs 6-9 p.m. every third Thursday of the month.

Runners-up: Columbus Museum of Art, Wexner Center for the Arts