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Address: 701 Front Avenue, Columbus, GA 31901
Phone Number: 706-649-1470
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Description: Columbus State University's Coca-Cola Space Science Center is located in...
Columbus State University's Coca-Cola Space Science Center is located in the heart of uptown Columbus along the beautiful Chattahoochee Riverwalk and adjacent to the Columbus Historic District and the Iron Works Convention and Trade Center. Our state of the art facility houses a Challenger Learning Center, the Omnisphere Theater and the Mead Observatory. Visit our Plaza area for many interactive exhibits and displays. There's something for everyone so keep an eye on what's happening at the Space Center. Schedules subject to change. Call for more information on any of our activities or events.
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Interesting but quick

We had to cut a camping trip short due to rain and decided to use this museum as an alternate activity. My daughter loved the flight simulators most. A couple of the other... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
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Apple Valley, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We ended up going to Coca-Cola World (as it's called by the locals) after we missed our plane connection at Atlanta airport. Once was enough and I wouldn't recommend the place for most adults. Children will be entertained but watch out for sugar highs as a result of the unlimited soft drinks on the way out. I left with the... More 

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Star City, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We went there on family day with our son in boot camp. It was nice and clean, and very informational. We had 11 people with us to go. The cost was not bad with a military discount. We watched the show that was playing, very informational. Outside was beautiful, especially for picture taking with your soldier and family. Very good... More 

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Valdosta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

There is little at this venue to merit the use of the word 'science'. A couple of impressive pieces from space programs have found a home here, but there isn't much to make it into a cohesive space science exhibition. The simulators are essentially arcade games, with little linkage to the context. Unless you have young children and are seeking... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We had to cut a camping trip short due to rain and decided to use this museum as an alternate activity. My daughter loved the flight simulators most. A couple of the other exhibits were out of order the day we went. It would probably be even more interesting if they give guided tours for groups but we just read... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Great for kids and schools- Pretty small otherwise. Not much to see there, but elementary school kids would love it. We killed a bit of time here while it rained

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Crossville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The center is a wonderful place to take the grandchildren. The planetarium and flying the ships or controlling a land rover along with other great things to do the children will enjoy this inexpensive and learning space science center. I know my always want to go back and they had a comic-con there the kids loved.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

It is very small but what they have to offer is worth the trip. The kids enjoyed going into the planetarium and the hand on activites.

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Rolle, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

The planetarium (or 'theater') is only a small part of what's on offer,but the dome is actually used to show constellations, and it's ages since I've seen that happen. There's an excellent interactive history of space travel, but you can't hear it if there are children around or the Space Shuttle launch is going on. As space museums go, this... More 

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Byron, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I went for the first time and had a blast .So many cool things to check out. Plan on taking my son soon. Great place to visit.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Wow! This place has everything! Authentic Nasa equipment that was actually used, simulators, classes and films on the space agency. Heck even a really cool gift shop! This place is great for schools, groups or just fails looking to have a great time. Do yourselves a favor and go!

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