Local Spotlight: Coca-Cola Space Science Center

Coca-Cola Space Science Center

The stars have mystified people for millennia. Though only a handful of people have made it into space, that doesn’t mean that we can’t travel the galaxy. The Coca-Cola Space Science Center in Columbus, Georgia has taught visitors all about the cosmos for years—and now, it’s your time to visit!

What is the Coca-Cola Space Science Center?

Ever since 1996, the Coca-Cola Space Science Center has been a local landmark. Its existence made possible by a partnership between Coca-Cola and Columbus State University. They know that the world’s greatest scientific minds are out there—and they deserve a place to learn. Not only does the Center hope to inspire people to join the STEM fields, but they want to give the public access to exciting information and exhibits about our universe.

What can you do at the Coca-Cola Space Science Center?

Wondering what you can do at the Coca-Cola Space Science Center? The answer: a whole lot. Visitors and students are welcome to explore. When they visit, they can have access to:

  • West Rock Observatory, where members of the public can see the night sky and all its wonders;
  • The Omnisphere Theater, a projection-based planetarium which also runs daily shows;
  • The Challenger Learning Center, which hosts simulation programs like one covering a trip to Mars;
  • Interactive displays;
  • NASA artifacts;
  • Educational programs for students;
  • A variety of exhibits.

Visiting Details

Hoping to make the trek to the Coca-Cola Space Science Center? You’ll have a wonderful time on your visit. But first, here’s the final bit of information you’ll need!

The Coca-Cola Space Science Center is located at 701 Front Ave. in Columbus. Though it’s closed on Sundays, it’s open the rest of the week. You can visit it Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

As for tickets, prices vary. Adult tickets cost $6, though seniors and military members have access to a discounted rate of $5. Children aged 4 to 12 can get tickets for $4, and kids aged 3 and younger get in for free.


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