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Columbus Architecture Tours

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The Architecture Tours are the Best Way to Experience Columbus!

We did three tours -- Miller House, Bus Tour, and Downtown Walking Tour -- and all were fantastic... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ruleena
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Falls Church, Virginia
A mecca of Modern architecture in a very unexpected place!

I came to Columbus for a day trip at the urging of co-workers and it was just wonderful! I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nancy B
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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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...more
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506 5th St, Columbus, IN 47201-6225
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did three tours -- Miller House, Bus Tour, and Downtown Walking Tour -- and all were fantastic. If you are coming to Columbus for the architecture, this is a must do. The guides are all very friendly, very well informed, and have a great...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came to Columbus for a day trip at the urging of co-workers and it was just wonderful! I reserved ahead of time to be part of the architectural tour (online booking) and we all met at the tourism office where we watched a short...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

The architecture in Columbus is amazing. To think of an American town of 45,000 so committed to architecture and community is inspiring. I took the walking tour and enjoyed the insight in the the world class architects vision for their buildings and how they came...More

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Haley M, Guest Relations Manager at Columbus Architecture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review! We take pride in our small town with big architecture!

Reviewed 30 July 2018

The architecture tour of Columbus was very good. Our guide did a great job and we enjoyed it immensely.

Thank Connie530
Haley M, Public Relations Manager at Columbus Architecture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thanks for coming to visit!

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Good leisurely overview of the unique mid-mod hub that is Columbus. Could have used a little more on how it all evolved. Nice gift shop too.

Thank RNRMT
Haley M, Public Relations Manager at Columbus Architecture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review!

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

A great survey of the architectural scene in Columbus. Mike was knowledgeable, well-spoken, and enjoyable. It is a quick introduction to the history and buildings of Columbus.

Thank Jenn K
Haley M, Guest Relations Manager at Columbus Architecture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you for your kind review.

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We took some east-coast friends on the Columbus architecture tour. We are Columbus residents but went along as we had not been on the tour in 20+ years. It was simply mind boggling. This small town is alive and well, bustling with activity. Industry thrives...More

Thank MDKEFK
Haley M, Guest Relations Manager at Columbus Architecture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you so much for your review! Columbus is doing well and we look forward to what is next!

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

I have taken the architectural tour several times over the years and with different guides. It's amazing how I learn more things each time. I live here and doesn't stop amazing me. I will continue taking it once a year. I also took the Miller...More

Thank Strada A
Haley M, Guest Relations Manager at Columbus Architecture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thanks for the review! We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 7 July 2018

Outstanding tour guide (volunteer). Terrific, educational experience. Loved it. Can't wait to go back and take the architectural tour.

Thank wvanvlack
Haley M, Guest Relations Manager at Columbus Architecture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit! We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 7 July 2018

What a difference a forward-looking rich person with a taste for beauty and quality of life can have! The tour was very good. I only wish that one of the 5 chosen architects had designed our tour bus with a glass ceiling for better viewing....More

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Haley M, Guest Relations Manager at Columbus Architecture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We will take that into consideration.

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Aaron R
26 January 2017|
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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
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