Best Landmarks in Columbus

Handpicked Top 3 Landmarks in Columbus, Ohio. They face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve the best!


1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH 43215

Since 1839

Public Tour, Monument Cell Phone and Special Event Tours, George Washington Williams Room, Wedding Events, Architecture Structure, Group Meals, Historical Places, Group and Guided Tours & Museum Education Center

Groups of 10 or more are required to call two weeks in advance to assure a guide is available ● A Statehouse field trip gives educators the opportunity to bring lesson plans to life on subjects including history, government, civics, and architecture ● Provides guided tours for school groups of grades fourth and up ● Tours are approximately 45-60 minutes in length, although they recommend you plan for an additional 30 minutes to spend in the Statehouse Museum


Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat & Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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586 East Town Street, Columbus, OH 43215

Since 1852

Historical Places, Exhibitions, Displays, House Tours, Educational Programs, Self-Guided Audio and Docent-Led Tours, Weddings, Architecture Structure, Special Events, Gardens, Collections, Receptions, Meetings, Parties & Museum Shop

Free parking available ● Visit this historic building will immerse you in the Victorian experience through the eyes of the Kelton family whose continuous 120-year residence and original belongings left a discernable imprint ● Proffer a unique setting that will make your event extraordinary ● Offers an ongoing program of house tours, special events, and educational opportunities ● Have two experiential tours for groups (Sophia's Secret and Tour and Tea with Sophia)

Price: Special group rate of $10 for groups of 25 or more
Sophia's Secret is $11, but $10 for groups of 25 or more
Tour and Tea with Sophia is $15 but $14 for groups of 25 or more


Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat & Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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77 Jefferson Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215

Since 1873

House, Exhibits, School Programs, Evenings with Authors, Summer Literary Picnics, Thurber Chamber Theater, Summer Writing Camp, Adult Writing and Ghost Writing Workshops, Special Events, Birthday Gala & Fable Writing

It's one of the highest recognition of humor writing in the country; month-long residencies for writers of adult and children's literature ● A variety of arts and culture organizations to provide artistic experiences that celebrate the legacy and spirit of James Thurber ● Daily self-guided tours are free, and drop in guided tours are available ● Offers guided group tours for 10+ guests by appointment

Price: Adults $4
Students and seniors $2

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Mon - Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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