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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

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Columbus Museum of Art

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

Phone: 614-221-6801

Please call ahead for hours

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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

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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

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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.

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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"

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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Greater Columbus Convention & Visitors Bureau

277 W. Nationwide Blvd, Ste 125
Columbus, Ohio
43215
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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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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Columbus Tourism Information

Visitor Center hours of operation

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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.

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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

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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

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Opera/Columbus

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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