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Columbus Tourist Information Greater Columbus Convention & Visitors Bureau
American Whistle Corporation Anthony-Thomas Candy Company
BalletMet Columbus Columbus Clippers
Columbus Museum of Art Columbus Symphony Orchestra
Columbus Zoo D. Farrow Co. Harley-Davidson Museum
Franklin Park Conservatory & Botanical Gardens German Village Society
Greater Columbus Arts Council Hocking Valley Canoe Livery & Family Fun Center
Inniswood Metro Gardens Kelton House Museum
Ohio Craft Museum Ohio Historical Center
Ohio Women's Hall of Fame Olentangy Indian Caverns
Opera/Columbus The Wilds
Waters Fishing Guide Service Wexner Center for the Arts
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A.D. Farrow Co. Harley-Davidson Museum

491 W. Broad St.
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-228-6353

Museum of America's oldest Harley-Davidson dealership, established in 1912. Also vintage ice cream parlor. Please call ahead for hours of operation


Columbus Museum of Art

480 E. Broad St.
Columbus, Ohio 43215-6801

Phone: 614-221-6801

Please call ahead for hours


Kelton House Museum

586 E. Town St
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Phone: 614-464-2022
Toll-free 800-228-3429

Beautiful Victorian home with focus on 19th century life in Columbus. Open Mon-Fri. 10-5 pm; Sun. 1-4 pm

Open weekdays by appointment


Ohio Craft Museum
1665 W. Fifth Ave.
Columbus Ohio 43212

Phone: 614-486-4402

Located near Upper Arlington and Grandview Ave. Exhibitions featuring artwork created in the field of the American crafts. Open Mon-Fri 10am - 5pm; sun 1-5pm. Closed Sat. and holidays. Free admission


Ohio Historical Center

1982 Velma Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43211
Phone: 614-297-2300
Toll-free: 800-OLD-OHIO

Explores Ohio's history, archaeology, natural history. Ohio Village represents a typical Ohio county seat during the Civil War era. In the Village's 22 craft shops, residences, & civic building, interpreters share their knowledge of life in the 19th century.

Open Mon-Sat 9 am-5 pm; Sun 10 am-5 pm. Call for Holiday hours.


Ohio Women's Hall of Fame

145 S. Front St.
Columbus Ohio 43215

Phone: 614-466-4496

Display features the names of all of the members of the Ohio Women's Hall of Fame and photographs and biographies of the most recent year's inductees. Also features a video, "Women in Ohio's History"


Wexner Center for the Arts

1871 N. High St.
Columbus, Ohio 43210
Phone: 614 292-3535

Located at the Ohio State University. Internationally acclaimed for its unique architecture. Features contemporary visual performances and media arts. Tues-Wed, Fri-Sun 10 am - 6 pm; Thurs 10 am - 9 pm.


Franklin Park Conservatory & Botanical Gardens

1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43203

Phone: 614-645-TREE

Voted "best landscape in the world" in 1992. Visitors enjoy earthly wonders of the Himalayan Mountains, Tropical Rain Forest, Desert, Tree Fern Forest, Bonsai, Orchids, outstanding seasonal shows, café & gift shop.

Open Tuesday-Sunday & Holiday Mondays 10 am - 5 pm and Wed. 10 am - 8 pm


Columbus Clippers

1155 W. Mound St
Columbus Ohio 43223
Phone: 614-462-5250

Located at Cooper Stadium, I-70 and W. Mound St. AAA affiliate of New York Yankees. Season runs Apr - Sept.


Hocking Valley Canoe Livery & Family Fun Center

31251 Chieftain Dr.
Columbus, Ohio 43138
Phone: 614 385-9764
Toll free 800 686-0386

Take U.S. Rte 33 E to Exit 33A, left four miles. Ideal for families and group outings. Canoe, Kayak, raft, go-karts, driving range, miniature golf. Season - April - Oct.


Waters Fishing Guide Service
777 Alton Rd
Columbus, Ohio 43119

Phone: 614-878-5853

Central Ohio fishing guide and charter service for residents, visitors and business professionals


Greater Columbus Convention & Visitors Bureau

277 W. Nationwide Blvd, Ste 125
Columbus, Ohio
Phone: 614-221-6623
Phone: 866-EXP-COLS

You'll find a wealth of information about Columbus at two visitor centers in the downtown area - one at the High St. address. The other, the original visitor center, is on the second level of the Columbus City Center mall. It is open during regular mall hours.


American Whistle Corporation

6540 Huntley Rd. #B
Columbus, Ohio 43229

Phone: 614-846-2918

Located off I-71 and St. Rte. 161. Visit the only manufacturer of metal whistles in the USA. Tours available by appointment. Mon-Fri, 10 am - 4 pm. $3.00 per person includes one free whistle. Minimum 15 people or $45.00


Anthony-Thomas Candy Company

1777 Arlingate Ln
Columbus, OH 43228

Phone: 614 274-8405

Located at I-270 and Roberts Rd.

Visit one of the largest family-owned candy-making facilities in the US and shop for delicious chocolates. Tours Mon-Fri. 9 am - 3 pm. Reservations required. Retail Shoppe. Mon-Sat, 9 am - 5 pm Admission free. Visa & MC accepted


Columbus Zoo

9990 Riverside Dr
Columbus OH 43065
Phone: 614 645-3400

Located along the banks of the Scioto River in Northwest Columbus. Travel the world by viewing wildlife species from all corners of the globe. Open 365 days a year, 9 am - 5 pm daily except Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, 9 am - 6 pm


German Village Society

588 S. Third St.
Columbus OH 43215
Phone: 614 221-8888

Located six blocks south of the state capitol and south of I-70 (Third and Fourth St. exits)

Restored 19th century German community containing beautifully renovated homes, shops and restaurants. Center open year-round


Inniswood Metro Gardens

940 S. Hempstead Rd
Columbus, OH 43081

Phone: 614-895-6216

A 92 acre botanical garden and nature preserve with theme gardens and nature trails. Gardens are open 7 am - dark every day. Innis House is open Tues. - Fri. 8 am - 4:30 pm; Sat-Sun. 11 am - 4 pm. Offices closed Monday.


Olentangy Indian Caverns

1779 Home Rd
Columbus, OH 43015

Phone: 614 548-7917

Located six moles north of I-270 off U.S. Rte @3. Cavern tours, Indian Museum, frontierland with gem mining, gift shop, snack bar. 9:30 am - 5 pm, Apr - Oct. Cavern tours. Fee for admission (children under 7 free). Frontierland extra.


The Wilds

14000 International Rd
Columbus, OH 43732-9500

Phone: 614 638-5030

Located 90 minutes southeast of Columbus on St. Rte. 146.

10,000 acre endangered species preserve. See rhinos, zebras, camels and more. Open 9 am - 5 pm daily. Fee for admission


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Greater Columbus Arts Council

55 East State St.
Columbus OH

Phone: 614 224-2606

Columbus has it all! From Ballet and Butterlies to Music & Museums. Columbus has an arts scene that's second to none! Call us for more information.


Columbus Symphony Orchestra

55 East State Street
Columbus, OH 43215

We have a full season of classical & pops concerts in the Ohio Theatre plus other family grograms throughout the year.

For a free season brochure, call: 614 228-8600


BalletMet Columbus

From classical to contemporary, Columbus' own internationally recognized dance company celebrates its 20th Anniversary season in 1997.

For ticket information, please call 614-229-4848



Phone: 614-461-0022

Opera's dazzling combination of music, drama, dance, sets, & costumes will transport you in a way words cannot do alone! Call for the current season's schedule.


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