60 East State Street between South High and South 3rd Streets Columbus, OH 43215 +1 614 728 2695
Sprawled across a big city block in the center of Downtown Columbus, the Ohio Statehouse is a shining beacon of history and culture. Guided and self-guided tours are available daily, and either way you'll be treated to a leisurely stroll through hallowed halls, past antique paintings and sculptures. You might even get a peek at the legislative process in action!
480 East Broad Street Columbus, OH 43215 +1 614 221 6801
The Columbus Museum of Art is a great place to get acquainted with the works of artists such as Renoir and Picasso. If intricate observations on Cubism, Picasso and the like go right over your head, helpful docents come to the rescue. Sit back and enjoy a cup of piping hot tea at the museum cafe, while surrounded by paintings by some of the world's greatest artists. Public tours are held regularly. Become a member and avail yourself of free admission and parking.
405 Neil Avenue Columbus, OH 43215 +1 614 461 5483
Arm yourself with earplugs when you plan an evening at this concert hall-cum-amphitheater. From Yanni to Papa Roach, you are sure to find your kind of music playing here, and it's gonna be loud. With a capacity of more than 5,000 people, the venue also hosts corporate events, ramp shows and other functions. Ample parking is available.
2590 North High Street Columbus, OH 43202 +1 614 784 0477
The University District is an area that is buzzing with life and activity in the city. Home to some of the popular and much visited spots in the city, the neighborhood has no dearth of places to see. One of the 'must visit' places here is Kobo Live. This music venue and bar, located along the busy North High Street, is where you ought to head for some of the best live music in the city. Playing host to artists from around the city as well as the country, Kobo Live hosts a passel of gigs and concerts all year round. Also, do checkout their Happy Hour on Mondays to Fridays from 7p to 9p. See the website or call to know more.
50 West Town Street Suite 130, Historic Lazarus Building, The Ohio State University Columbus, OH 43215 +1 614 292 8861
Located inside the Ohio State University, the OSU Urban Arts Space is a haven for art lovers. The place provides a platform to the alumni of the university as well as the students to showcase their creations here. The exhibitions, workshops, creative projects and various other diverse artistic events give visitors a broader perspective of the current art scene. This space is best explored with the guided tours offered here where one can gain maximum knowledge on the various dynamics of art.
1 College and Main Conservatory of Music, Capital University Columbus, OH 43209 +1 614 236 6011
Capital University Huntington Hall is part of the Capital University Conservatory of Music and is a major venue for art and music events. Located in the vast campus of the Capital University, the hall is a recital venue with a capacity of 180 and hosts many of the university cultural events. Events here include jazz festivals, orchestral and theatrical programs. The hall has state-of-the-art facilities and is well equipped with sound, light and all the technical apparatus.
1899 College Road Building 042, The Ohio State University Columbus, OH 43210 +1 614 292 3030
Hughes Hall HU, located inside the The Ohio State University, is one of the finest halls of the university. The place is used to stage events, meetings, and cultural shows. With primer sound and light equipments, the shows here are brilliant to watch. If you are a lover of performing arts or simply want to explore the culture of the city, Hughes Hall HU is the place to go.
555 Borror Drive Ohio State University Columbus, OH 43210 +1 614 688 3939/+1 614 292 2624(Tickets)
Located at the Ohio State University the Jerome Schottenstein Center is an all-purpose event venue. The main attraction here is the Value City Arena that hosts a number of games and concerts. The venue has staged The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Diamond and even Justin Timberlake, Matchbox Twenty, Tina Turner and the American Idol Tours. The event venue hosts music as well as big sporting events and is the most sought after event venue in the city. Contact to know more.
717 East 17th Avenue Ohio Expo Center Columbus, OH 43211
The Celeste Center is housed within the Ohio Expo Center. Measuring around 60,000 square feet, Celeste Center is a versatile center where concerts, trade shows and banquets are held. If you are in the mood to rock and roll with your favorite pop stars, then Celeste Center is the most happening place to be. With a capacity to seat 10,200 people, it has played host to a number of shows with bigwigs from the world of pop. The Center has enough space for 300 booths for a trade exhibition and can accommodate thousands of people in a banquet.
Ohio Expo Center is a versatile event space that is home to as multitude of local and cultural events all year round. The center house venues such as the Celeste Center, where visitors can attend cultural dos, community events, fairs, festivals and expositions among other things. Boxing and other sporting events attract hoards of sporting enthusiasts from all over town. Shop for exquisite antiques and rare commodities on fair days and avail of special discounts. The Expo Center is a wonderful place to visit with family and friends during events. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
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