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Top 13 Spacey Holiday Gifts

Looking for that unique gift for the space lover or curious youth on your list? Check out our Top 13 SPACEY Holiday Gifts available in the Cosmosphere Gift Store – in-store or online. (Why just do a Top 10 List, when #13 is our lucky number! See #13 on the list to find out why!)

For all your holiday shopping, see shop.cosmo.org.

1. Puzzles
2020 am I right? There’s only so much Netflix a person can watch! If you’re looking for a new activity to do at home, take it back to the basics with a good old jigsaw puzzle. We have space-science puzzles for all ages!

2. Robots
Beep. Boop. Bop. Take me to your leader…or just your curious child! We love robots at the Cosmosphere and kids love them too. With a variety of models to choose from, the Cosmosphere’s Gift Store has one for every child on your list!

3. Museum Nerd
What is a Museum Nerd? One devoted to museums of artistic, historical, or scientific interest and single-minded in their pursuit of culture. Shop this fun and fresh line, found exclusively at the Cosmosphere! And help support your favorite museum (psst, that would be the Cosmosphere) all at the same time!

4. Galileo Thermometer
Galileo Thermometers demonstrate a unique method of telling the temperature discovered by Galileo Galilei. The Galilean thermometer is based on the principle of buoyancy, a force exerted by a fluid that opposes an object’s weight. And heck, they’re just cool!

5. Socks
Oh no, not socks for Christmas! Yes. Socks for Christmas. These super cozy and super spacey socks will shoot the space lover on your list over the Moon! They’ll definitely not toss these aside Christmas morning! 

6. Mova Globes
MOVA Globes utilize solar technology to rotate silently on their own with any ambient indoor light or indirect sunlight. That means no batteries or wires required which makes them good for the environment! It’s a #winwin!

7. Science Kits
From circuit construction to maze challenges and solar robot assembly, check out the STEM kit collections at the Cosmosphere Gift Store!  Offering various, age-appropriate options, keep your budding engineer engaged and excited with hands-on, unique activities!

8. NASA Gear
Please that NASA geek you’re shopping for with everything NASA–from neck ties to t-shirts to patches, we’ve got something to satisfy them all!

9. NASA Space Adventure Toys
Give that little space explorer’s imagination room to roam with these interactive NASA adventure toys! They light up, play sounds and are ready for lift-off and exploration.

10. Youth Apparel
Have we got youth apparel! Heck, we have a whole wall dedicated to adorable, colorful space-science themed apparel for all the little explorers on your list. It’ll be hard to choose just one! 

11. Space Science Books
The Cosmosphere is your stop for space and science books!  With selections ranging from children’s books to those for young adults as well as the well-versed space enthusiast, the Cosmosphere has books for everyone.

12. Celestial Buddies
Celestial Buddies is an original line of plush characters, each personifying a celestial body occupying our universe. Did you happen to see the flight of the Earth Celestial Buddy on SpaceX’s Dragon last year? (Find it here.) The little space lover in your life will be OVER THE MOON for these adorable, squishy plush characters!

13. Apollo 13 Gear
The Cosmosphere Gift Store is your place for official Apollo 13 gear! (psst…you can see the actual Apollo 13 spacecraft in person in the Cosmosphere’s Hall of Space Museum!)