Thanks to the city's natural beauty and thriving arts and culture scene, there's plenty to see and do in Columbus. With such a variety of options available, new arrivals of all inclinations are sure to find something to pique their interest.


Attractions in Columbus

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

A popular place to unwind, this 88-acre garden has lots to explore and enjoy among the greenery. Numerous events are held here, including camps, classes and workshops on subjects as diverse as gardening, fine art, wellness and cooking.

Center of Science and Industry

Considered one of the USA’s best science museums, the Center of Science and Industry – often simply referred to as SOCI – is a must-see, especially for families with kids. Children will adore the themed areas and the hands-on, interactive exhibits. Get up close and personal with a full-body cast of a T-Rex skeleton, ride in a space capsule, and enjoy whacky live shows such as Rat Basketball and The Electrostatic Energy Show.

Topiary Garden

Art lovers and casual observers alike are sure to enjoy the one-of-a-kind Topiary Garden, where carefully shaped trees and bushes create a real-life replica of Georges Seurat's famous pointillist painting, Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte.

Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum

This fascinating centre is dedicated to the history of comic art and cartoons. From Sunday comic strips and classic comic books to graphic novels and editorial cartoons, the library and museum showcase this often-overlooked area of art.

Scioto Mile

A great way to take advantage of the city’s iconic river, the Scioto Mile is a long trail that connects nine parks along the bank. Highlights include the Scioto Mile Fountain, where interactive jet streams create a child-friendly play area, and the Cultural Arts Centre, which hosts exhibits, lectures and workshops for those keen to dip a toe into the city's art scene.

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