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Columbus Architecture Tours

506 5th St, Columbus, IN 47201-6225
+1 812-378-2622
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Good overview of Columbus

Linda was a good tour guide for the highlights in Columbus. We made 2-3 stops along the way. One... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing tour. Great way to learn about all the beautiful architecture that Columbus has to offer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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See the architecture that made Columbus, Indiana famous.Find out why the American Institute of Architects ranked Columbus 6th in the nation for innovation and design.This guided bus tour enables you to see many of the 70 world-renowned buildings by modern masters such as Eero Saarinen, I.M.Pei, Robert Venturi, Robert A.M. Stern and Richard Meier. Your guide will take you inside two building interiors on the two-hour tour. Also, see public art by Henry Moore, Jean Tinguely, Dale Chihuly and other internationally-known artists.
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506 5th St, Columbus, IN 47201-6225
+1 812-378-2622
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Linda was a good tour guide for the highlights in Columbus. We made 2-3 stops along the way. One problem was seeing the sights from the bus. Maybe an open roof or glass roof?

Thank winkywacky
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing tour. Great way to learn about all the beautiful architecture that Columbus has to offer. I highly recommend!

Thank 89rachaels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My hometown is unique for its commitment to good design and modern archtecture. 70 buildings in a town of 45,000 people.make it the 6th best city in the country for architecture. Well worth the tour to see and learn. Also a must is to visit...More

Thank Jshafran
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the 2 hour architecture bus tour of Columbus. Our guide was excellent, and the entire experience was wonderful. I would recommend it to anyone interested in architecture topics.

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did both the Architecture and Miller House tours, both were amazing. The tours take a nice size group and offer very informative volunteer guides on an air conditioned buses. Do these tours to see all the amazing architecture and details of Columbus, you will...More

Thank reid6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent--I only wish the tour went on for another hour to be able to go inside more bldgs. Columbus is a must for any architecture buff, and this is a great way to get an overview--a precis--of Columbus' stunning modern architecture.

Thank Jonathan E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was pretty comprehensive for two hours, and the volunteer tour guide was knowledgeable. We got to go inside a couple of buildings, a church and a library, and the church was especially interesting (designed by Eero Saarinen). Later that evening we walked around...More

Thank JordanF
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We absolutely loved our tour of the Miller House and Garden. It was a beautiful spring day and the grounds were abloom. The design of the house is so inspiring. We all wanted to live there. At least for a week. The guide was so...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour guide was very informative and knowledgeable about the Miller House. The home is gorgeous and the IMA has maintained the grounds and the home beautifully. I learned so much about the architecture, structure, and design of this Mid-Century Modern home! We thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank JCAllen05
Reviewed 12 July 2017

It is amazing the amount of architectural sights in this small community. Thanks to the continued support of Cummins corporation Columbus, Indiana has and does enjoy the benefit of some of the finest architects available. There has even been a movie with a plot line...More

Thank Michael C
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Aaron R
26 January 2017|
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Response from columbusinsider | Property representative |
From December through March, the architecture tour is only available at 10:00 a.m. on Saturdays. From April through November, the tour is offered at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesdays through Saturdays and at 2:00 p.m. on Saturdays... More