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Everywhere Art & Unexpected Architecture

Visit Columbus, Indiana

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Guided tours

Columbus has been called one of the best cities in the world for architecture lovers. We think it’s a great place for you to fall in love with architecture for the first time, too. Several TOUR OPTIONS available.

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Exhibit Columbus 2023

Through symposia, exhibitions, public events and guided tours, online and print publications, and educational activities, EXHIBIT COLUMBUS interprets Columbus’ DESIGN HERITAGE. 

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Discover Downtown

Downtown is the heart of Columbus. You’ll find downtown dining and shops and things to do, as well as amazing art and architecture. We like to think of downtown as EVERYONE’S NEIGHBORHOOD. You’re going to love it here!

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Great place for a getaway

Columbus is located right off I-65, just 40 miles south of Indianapolis and just 70 miles north of Louisville. Explore the  Instagrammer’s BEAUTIFUL PHOTOS of Columbus to see why it’s so unexpected and unforgettable.

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COMMUNITY OF THE YEAR

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce named Columbus, Indiana the 2022 Community of the Year, recognized for its “robust business climate, philanthropic spirit, exceptional workforce, and quality of life.” Find out why Columbus is A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE.

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Come be inspired

Few small cities blend world-class ARCHITECTURE and ART and ATTRACTIONS quite like Columbus, Indiana, where art is a way of life and history colors the present. Come be inspired by our flair for design!

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Fun for the kids

The kids some of the most innovative PLAY SPACES  in the Midwest, a three-story children’s museum, and an amazing ice cream parlor right next door.

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Get the tour app

Explore Columbus art and architecture at your own pace. Download the free “Columbus, IN tours” app or rent an audio device. Available for Apple and Android.

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fESTIVALS & EVENTS

Stroll through the COMMUNITY CALENDAR and find out what’s happening in the Columbus area this weekend, next month, or even next year.

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Coming events in Columbus

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Exhibit Columbus

Through Nov 26
Through symposia, exhibitions, public events and guided tours. Exhibit Columbus interprets Columbus’ design heritage.

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Cabaret at The Commons

Thu, Oct 5
Tony nominee Kerry Butler debuts in her first show in Columbus.

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Corn Maze Beefest

Corn Maze Beerfest

Sat, Oct 7
Corn Maze Beer Fest will feature 100 breweries scattered throughout an 11-acre corn maze

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Ethnic Expo

Oct 13-14
Ethnic Expo is a weekend of events celebrating cultures that come together to create a vibrant, welcoming community

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More area events

See the upcoming events schedule in Columbus’ most comprehensive EVENTS CALENDAR.

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IN THE MIDDLE OF EVERYTHING AND RIGHT ON YOUR WAY!

Columbus is a short side trip from just about anywhere you may be heading to or from in the upper Midwest!

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