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:

  • 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
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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
Lisa Shafran, Personnel Chair
Brenda Vogel, Community Engagement Chair
Cindy Waddle, Secretary/Treasurer
Justin Booth
Alan Degner
Lia Elliott
C. Jordan Hilber
Tyler Hodge
Amy Kaiser
Jacob Miller
Brian Payne
Beth Booth Poor
Jan Sprague

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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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