ABOUT THE COLUMBUS AREA VISITORS CENTER

COME INSIDE!

The Visitors Center includes a gift shop, as well as the Yellow Neon Chandelier and Persians by glass artist Dale Chihuly, and serves as the starting point for tours, which feature architecture, public art, the Miller House and Garden, and landmarks.

CONTACT

506 Fifth Street
Columbus, Indiana 47201
812-378-2622

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HOURS

Monday – Saturday
10:00 am to 5:00 pm (EST)

THE VISITORS CENTER IS CLOSED ON:

  • New Year’s Eve
  • New Year’s Day
  • Easter Sunday
  • Memorial Day
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

Visitors Center Staff

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Ike DeClue
Director of Sales and Business Development
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Robin Gray

Robin Gray
Operations Manager
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Sonya Greathouse
Guest Services Staff
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Aurora Harvey
First Floor Manager
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Erin Hawkins
Director of Marketing
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Don Nissen
Director of Information Resources
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Lisa Westmark
Tour Program Manager
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OUR MISSION STATEMENT

The Visitors Center actively markets the uniqueness and advantages of the Columbus/Bartholomew County community while engaging and educating visitors, overnight guests, and residents.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jenny Kim, President
Diane Robbins, Vice President & Tourism Development Chair
Al Degner, Personnel Chair
Amy Kaiser, Community Engagement Chair
Cindy Waddle, Secretary/Treasurer
Justin Booth
Jordan Hilber
Tyler Hodge
Melissa Jewell
Pete King
Jake Miller
Brian Payne
Beth Booth Poor
Jan Sprague
Brenda Vogel 

APPLYING FOR TOURISM GRANTS

The Columbus Visitors Center maintains a grants pool from which tax-exempt organizations may request support for programs and events that will bring visitors into Bartholomew County, positively impact the quality of life in Bartholomew County, and/or support the mission of VCI.

To apply for grants, visit the grants info page.

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