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  • A.D. Farrow Harley Davidson Dealership 614-228-6353
    491 West Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215
    You'll see displays of vintage motorcycles that trace the evolution of the Harley Davidson at this dealership that was the first Harley Davidson dealership established... more info  map

  • Chuck E. Cheese's 614-351-8884
    3631 Soldano Boulevard, Columbus, OH 43228
    Visit Chuck E. Cheese's for a day of fun. Kids of all ages will enjoy the assortment of games, rides, prizes and entertainment. Freshly baked pizzas and a fresh salad... more info  map

  • Fort Rapids Resort And Indoor Waterpark 614-868-1380
    4560 Hilton Corporate Drive, Columbus, OH 43232
    Fort Rapids is a 60,000 square foot indoor waterpark. They also have rooms available for overnight stays, suites for family vacations, banquet rooms for conferences and other special events, an arcade, and several places to eat.  map

  • Magic Mountain Fun Center 614-844-4FUN
    8350 Lyra Drive, Columbus, OH 43240
    Located in North Columbus
    Family amusement center that offers an array of activities for the whole family to enjoy including adventure golf, a large arcade, a children's playland, laser tag,... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Historic Roscoe Village 740-622-9310
    381 Hill St., Columbus, OH 43812
    70 miles east of Columbus in Coschocton
    Offers a look at life in an 1800's canal town accented by a wonderful mix of distinctive shopping and delectable dining. Enjoy costumed craftspeople and shopkeepers... more info  map

  • Kelton House Museum 614-464-2022
    586 East Town Street, Columbus, OH 43215
    This beautiful Victorian house and garden celebrates all things Victorian and provides a window into the culture and way of life in Columbus during that era. There are... more info  map

  • Ohio Statehouse, The 614-752-9777
    1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH 43215
    Downtown at the Corner of Broad and High Streets
    Construction of Ohio's Greek Revival-style Statehouse, a National Historic Landmark, began on July 4, 1839. The restored Ohio Statehouse is one of the oldest working... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Serpent Mound 937-587-2796
    3850 State Route 73, Peebles, OH 45216
    Surrender to the awe inspired at this site that is still a baffling conundrum to modern historians. Located 90 miles southwest of Columbus, this historic mound is the... more info  map

  • Shrum Mound 614-297-2630
    Located at McKinely Avenue, Campbell Park
    Believed to be constructed around 2,000 years ago by the prehistoric Adena people, this 25 foot tall Indian mound is 100 feet in diameter and its grassy summit affords a... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Columbus Museum of Art 614-221-6801 or 221-4848 (24-Hour Info)
    480 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215
    Located in the Discovery District
    The Columbus Museum of Art houses late 19th and early 20th-century American and European modern art, examples of Impressionism, German Expressionism and Cubism, the... more info  map

  • Columbus Santa Maria, The 614-645-8760
    243 North Fifth Street, Suite 210, Columbus, OH 43215
    Located at Battelle Riverfront Park
    Offering tours and programs while bearing a relation to the city’s namesake, this museum quality replica of the Santa Maria, one of the three ships that made the... more info  map

  • Hawk Galleries 614-225-9595
    153 East Main Street, Columbus, OH 43215
    Featured displays at these galleries include paintings, sculptures, glasswork, and functional art objects from a collection that includes masterworks in contemporary... more info  map

  • Heritage Museum of Kappa Kappa 614-228-6515
    530 East Town Street, Columbus, OH 43216
    Located in an Italianate mansion that was built in 1852 and was once the Civil War home of a former Ohio governor, this museum makes use of the history of Kappa Kappa... more info  map

  • Jack Nicklaus Museum 614-247-5959
    2355 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43210
    The Ohio State University Sports Complex
    A 24,000 square-foot educational and historical facility honoring the achievements of golf icon Jack Nicklaus, the Jack Nicklaus Museum displays exhibits that trace his... more info  map

  • King Arts Complex, The 614-645-5464
    867 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, OH 43203
    A performing and cultural arts facility that is dedicated to preserving and celebrating the cultural and artistic heritage of African-Americans and hosts an array of... more info  map

  • Ohio Craft Museum 614-486-4402
    1655 West Fifth Avenue, Columbus, OH 43212
    Presenting five major exhibitions each year, this museum features exhibits in the Criterion Gallery, as well as rotating exhibitions in Gallery Two. The Craft Research... more info  map

  • Ohio Historical Center 614-297-2300
    1982 Velma Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211
    Less Than 5 Miles North of Downtown Columbus
    The Ohio Historical Center "serves as the headquarters for the Ohio Historical Society and is the flagship museum of the Society’s network of over 50 historic sites... more info  map

  • Ohio Women's Hall of Fame 614-466-4496
    145 South Front Street, Columbus, OH 43215
    Featuring a display that includes the names of the members of the Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame, as well as photographs and biographies of the inductees, this hall of fame... more info  map

  • Riffe Gallery 614-644-9624
    77 South High Street, Columbus, OH 43215
    Located Downtown in the Vern Riffe Center
    Under the auspices of the Ohio Arts Council, the Riffe Gallery hosts exhibits of collections from various museums throughout the state of Ohio and is a showcase for the... more info  map

  • Thurber House, The 614-464-1032
    77 Jefferson Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215
    Located near Downtown Columbus
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Thurber House was the home of author, humorist and New Yorker cartoonist James Thurber and his family when Thurber... more info  map

  • Wexner Center for the Arts 614 292-3535
    1871 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43210
    Located at Ohio State University
    The Wexner Center features four exhibition galleries, a video exhibition space called "The Box," the Film/Video Theater, Performance Space, a "black box" theater with... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Franklin Park Conservatory 614-645-8733 or 645-3000 (Exhibit Info)
    1777 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43203
    Located 2 Miles East of Downtown Columbus
    A botanical landmark set within the 88-acre Franklin Park, Franklin Park Conservatory is "a premier horticultural and educational institution showcasing exotic plant... more info  map

  • Schiller Park 614-645-3156
    1069 Jaeger Street, Columbus, OH 43206
    Situated on 24 beautiful acres, this park includes the resplendent Huntington Perennial Gardens, a fishing pond, basketball courts, a softball field, a playground, a... more info  map

  • Scioto River Park 614-294-6023
    Located at Downtown Columbus Riverfront
    Columbus natives use this downtown, riverside area as the site for a variety of events and festivals. Covering a two block radius, this river park is anchored by Genoa... more info  map

  • Sharon Woods 614-891-0700
    6911 Cleveland Avenue, Westerville, OH 43081
    This lovely, wooded city park is circumscribed by a four mile bike loop that skirts ponds and forests that are dense with deer and other wildlife. The trails are all... more info

  • Topiary Park 614-645-0197
    480 East Town Street, Columbus, OH 43215
    Located in Downtown Columbus' Discovery District
    Situated on the former site of the Ohio School for the Deaf, one block south of the Columbus Museum of Art, the Topiary Park is a unique arts project. Georges Seurat's... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • COSI - The Center of Science & Industry 614-228-2674
    333 West Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215
    Located in Downtown Columbus
    COSI's exhibits include Space, Ocean, Lily Pad, a hands-on laboratory where you can learn about the creatures that live in watersheds and how human activity impacts... more info

Tours & Cruises

  • Columbus Food Adventures 614-440-3177
    943 Highland Street, Columbus, OH 43201
    Small group food tours of Columbus. Offering a variety of itineraries including van based and walking tours. Most popular tours include their van based taco truck tour... more info  map

  • SegAway Tours of Columbus 614-222-3005
    400 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215
    Enjoy the thrill of riding on a Segway while you discover the charm and history of Columbus. During this two-hour tour, you will explore miles of peaceful parkland along... more info  map

  • Zanesville & Western Scenic Railroad
    The Zanesville and Western Scenic Railroad provides a tourist destination in Southeast Ohio, offering passenger train excursions and motorcar operations on an... more info  map


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