A Trip to COG
From practicing your knot tying on the sailboat railings to investigating snake skin under the microscope, it is our goal for you to spend some time in awe and wonder! May you come to explore this place and leave inspired to investigate the many facets of the world around you!
Affordable Fun For the Whole Family
Just $4 each person/day or purchase a family membership to last the whole year starting at $45
Build. Hold. Puzzle. Make. Innovate. Feel. Play!
Variety of Interests
Different Exhibit areas and levels of interaction gives everyone something to discover.
Help COGNiTiON take root your minds and in this community! By visiting us you join the adventure of our vision to fill a bigger building with inspiring exhibits that reflect the unique interests and inspirations of Northern Michigan
Live! Natural Science
Gears, Circuits and Power (oh my!)
Young Explorers- Set Sail
Other Fun Stuff!
See It Big: Coming soon–This large screen will be the site for unique movie nights, awe-inspiring documentaries, and interactive problem solving collaborative play.
Programs and Camps: Check our Event page for the latest that offer more in depth explorations.
Teen Mentors: This volunteer opportunity provides a chance for empowerment, training, ownership, and community. Teens who join the team will have unique influence on and experience with things that are brought to the center, and gain valuable experience sharing knowledge with younger visitors.
As we are in our early stages, please remember that our exhibits are being added to and changed regularly! Please visit often to be a part of this ongoing adventure see things progress!