Join Us for Two Weekends of Awesome

Commemorate, Learn & Explore!

JUNE 14th & 15th


Star Wars & Dune Series Author

Premium Insiders Event: Bring your family for a Night at the Museum Friday, June 14 and enjoy a Challenger Learning Center Mission to Mars; science activities and personal tours of CCSSC artifacts. Mingle with science fiction author Kevin J. Anderson.

Saturday, June 15 includes a full day of sci-fi fun including a talk & autograph signing with Kevin J. Anderson; professional actor Aaron Brewster; special effects, props & make-up artist Spat Oktan; costume contests; children’s book reading and more!

JUNE 21st & 22nd


Apollo 13 Astronaut

The CSU Hunter Lecture Series is excited to announce Apollo Astronaut Fred Haise as the next keynote speaker on Friday June 21. One of 24 Americans to go to the moon, Haise is best known as the lunar module pilot on the ill-fated 1970 Apollo 13 lunar mission, immortalized by actor Bill Paxton in the blockbuster film, Apollo 13.

Enjoy the keynote presentation Friday night, then come back for more fun on Saturday, June 22 at the Coca-Cola Space Science Center. Build a Saturn V air rocket, enjoy interactive science demos, win a free t-shirt and more! Featuring a limited appearance by Fred Haise!


Pick up your
Special edition
Apollo Moon Landing
50th Anniversary
t-shirt today!
Available in the Stargazers Giftshop at the
Coca-Cola Space Science Center

Explore the adventures awaiting you in Columbus at our Visit Columbus, GA site. Seek out the best eats, museums, hotels and much more! The VCGA team is always eager to assist. Explore Columbus, GA!

From ultra-modern hotels to comfy budget inns, there are many lodging options in the Columbus region. Find the perfect spot for you and your family. Accommodation Options!

A Few Columbus Attractions

Columbus Museum
Columbus Museum

As an American art and regional history museum, and the second largest art museum in Georgia, the Columbus Museum offers a diverse collection to the public.

Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center
Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center

Nestled in a bend of the Chattahoochee River in a hardwood wetland, Oxbow Meadows is a place where nature can be itself.

National Infantry Museum and Soilder Center
National Infantry Museum and Soilder Center

Throughout the 190,000-square-foot museum, visitors will take an interactive journey through every war fought by the U.S. over the past two centuries.

Virtual Visitors Guide and Map
Virtual Visitors Guide and Map

Enjoy Visit Columbus, GA’s virtual Visitors Guide! Take a look at page 8 and review based on your interests.

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