|Franklin Park Conservatory & Botanical Garden|
|Nestled between downtown Columbus and Bexley at 1777 East Broad Street, Franklin Park Conservatory features foliage and agricultural displays in an open-air setting, where visitors tour from one world habitat to another. Habitats include vegetation from Brazil, Indonesia, Mongolia, Northern Europe, and Continental United States.|
|Kelton House Museum & Garden|
|Experience urban life and the decorative arts, as they existed in the second half of the 19th century, through the collection of the Sophia and Fernando Cortez Kelton family.|
|Center of Science and Industry (COSI)|
|Known as "COSI," this enormously popular attraction offers all sorts of hands-on exhibits, from conducting your own water experiments to creating a newscast to watching yourself age. Three movie theaters provide enough entertainment variety for the whole family.|
|A visit to this historic area is like a trip back in time. The restored community, originally settled by German immigrants in the mid-1800s, is filled with antique shops, Queen Anne style houses, brick-laden sidewalks and fine cuisine|
|Georges Seurat's "Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte" is recreated in a sculptured evergreen garden featuring larger-than-life human figures, animals and boats.|
|Ohio Craft Museum|
|Free museum features five major exhibitions each year, plus art exhibits in the Criterion Gallery and the Craft Research Library & Media Center, which stages events for all ages.|
|Ohio Historical Center|
|The history of Ohio from the Ice Age to the present is chronicled inside this architecturally interesting concrete and glass structure, housing a vast collection of artifacts, exhibits on everything from ancient Indian cultures to industrial progress and archives documenting early settlers' daily lives.|
|One of the largest municipal rose gardens in the U.S., this 13-acre park features more than 11,000 gorgeous rose bushes and specialized gardens for herbs, daffodils and perennials.|
|Broadway shows are performed in this historic theater.|
|Columbus Civic Center
|The Civic Center is the premiere venue in a large sports and entertainment complex, commonly known as The South Commons Sports and Entertainment Complex. This complex is comprised of Memorial Stadium, a 13,000-seat football stadium, South Commons Softball Complex, an 8-field softball venue with a 2,500-seat softball stadium (home of the 1996 Olympic Softball Competition) and Golden Park, a 4,500-seat baseball stadium.
|Nationwide Arena is a sports and entertainment arena in Columbus, Ohio. It opened in 2000 and is the home of the Columbus Blue Jackets, a franchise in the National Hockey League, who were joined for the 2004 season by the Columbus Destroyers of the Arena Football League. It was also home to the Columbus Landsharks of the National Lacrosse League from 2001-2003. And, in 2006 it began hosting the Ohio Junior Blue Jackets, a Tier 1 junior ice hockey team that is a part of the United States Hockey League (USHL).
|Ohio Stadium (also known as The Horseshoe, simply The ’Shoe) and The House Harley Built, is the home of the Buckeyes football team at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. The stadium was added to the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service on March 22, 1974. Ohio Stadium is one of the most recognizable landmarks in all of sports. Built in 1922 at a cost of $1.3 million and refurbished in 2001 for slightly more than $194 million, the horseshoe-shaped stadium is a monument to college football. As part of the renovation, the once portable South Stands became a permanent fixture.
|Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center is a 19,200-seat multi-purpose arena located on the campus of The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. The arena opened in 1998 and is part of the Jerome Schottenstein Center. It is home to Ohio State Buckeyes basketball and men's ice hockey teams, in addition to live entertainment. Previously, the basketball teams played at St. John Arena while the ice hockey team played at the OSU Ice Arena.
|Palace Theatre Columbus
|Designed in the spirit of France’s Palais de Versailles, the 2,827-seat Palace Theatre is located at the base of the LeVeque Tower on Broad Street. Adorned with a chandelier, grand staircase, a mural, a hall of autographed pictures, and a fountain, the Palace is a delightful destination for an evening of the arts. Originally a vaudeville house, special attention was paid to the theatre’s acoustics when it was built-consequently, there’s not a bad seat in the house!