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Everywhere Art & Unexpected Architecture

Columbus, Indiana

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Modern Architecture 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. Explore the tour options and book a tour.

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18 stops, 18 stories

Explore Columbus architecture at your own pace. Download our free Columbus, IN tours app or rent an audio device. Available in English and Spanish for Apple and Android.

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Columbus Area Events Calendar

Stroll through the community calendar and find out what’s happening in the Columbus area this weekend, next month, or even next year! Plan your trip around events, especially watch for the extra-special signature events.

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Explore Downtown Columbus

Downtown is the heart of Columbus, Indiana. You’ll find downtown dining and shops and boutiques that make it a one-of-a-kind destination. We like to think of downtown as everyone’s neighborhood. You’re going to love it here!

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Indiana’s Community of the Year!

On August 29, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce named Columbus, Indiana the 2022 Cummins 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.

A surprising community

Few small cities blend world-class architecture and art and small-town charm along with truly unique family fun destinations quite like Columbus, Indiana, where art is a way of life and history colors the present. Come be inspired by our flair for design!

A 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. Check out hundreds of photos in Columbus by Instagram and Pinterest users, and then make your plans for a visit.

Coming events in Columbus

Not So Silent night event

Not So Silent Night

Thur / Dec 1
Not So Silent Night is a special evening of shopping, dining, and special activities in downtown Columbus

Not So Silent night event

Cabaret at the Commons

Fri / Dec 2
Cabaret at the Commons with Matt Doyle, 2022 Tony Award winner for Best Featured Actor in a Musical

Not So Silent night event

More events in the area

See all the upcoming events in the Columbus area


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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Photos for Community Calendar and Downtown Columbus by Tony Vasquez