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General Resources on Columbus

If you're tired of studying and want to know more about Columbus and ways to have fun, try these places! (Bus numbers are in parenthesis).

Performing Art/Theater

CAPA - Columbus Association forf the Performing Arts (#2) (#3) (#8)
(614) 469-1045

BalletMet Columbus
(614) 229-4860

Columbus Symphony Orchestra (#2)
(614) 228-8600

CATCO - Contemporary American Theater Company (#2)
(614) 461-1382 

Funny Bone Comedy Club
Easton Town Center
(614) 471-5653

Shadowbox Cabaret
503 S. Front St.
(614) 416-7625

Thurber Theatre
Drake Performance and Event Center at Ohio State
(614) 292-5821

Wexner Center for the Arts
(614) 292-3535

Museums

Columbus Metropolitan Library (#2)(#10)(#11)
(614) 645-2275

Columbus Museum of Art (#10)
(614) 221-6801

COSI - Center of Science & Industry (#10)
An interactive science museum for kids of all ages
(614) 228-2674

Wexner Center for the Arts
(614) 292-3535

Live Music

Bernie's (#2)
(614) 291-3448

Dick's Den (#2)
(614) 268-9573

Newport Music Hall (#2) (#84)
(614) 294-1659

Ticketmaster 
Tickets can be purchased online, by phone or in person
(614) 431-3600

Attractions

Ohio Statehouse (#2) (#7) (#18)
(614) 752-9777

North Market (#2) (#7)
(614) 463-9664

Columbus Zoo
(614) 645-3400

German Village (#2) (#7)
(an area south of Downtown)

Greater Columbus Convention Center (#2) (#7)
(614) 827-2500

The Short North (#2) (#7) (#18)
(an area between Ohio State and Downtown)

The Arena District (#2) (#7) (#18)
(an area between the Short North and Downtown)

The Franklin Park Conservatory
(614) 645-8733
1777 East Broad Street

Parks

Columbus Metro Parks
Phone: (614) 891-0700
Reservations: (614) 508-8111
InfoLine: (614) 508-8000

Ohio Visitor's Information

Discover Ohio

Amish Country of Ohio

Hocking Hills

Movie Theaters

AMC Theaters at Lennox (#84) and Easton Towne Center
(614) 429-4262

Cinemark Movies 12 at Carriage Place (#18)
(614) 538-0400
$1.75 matinee movies, $2.50 at night, $1.25 on Tuesdays

Gateway Theater
(614) 545-2255

Arena Grand at the Arena District (#2)
(614) 469-5000

Sports

Columbus Blue Jackets Professional Hockey Team (NHL)
Nationwide Arena (#2) (#7) (#18)
(614) 246-4625

Columbus Clippers Baseball (Triple A, Affiliate with the New York Yankees)
Huntington Park
(614) 462-5250

Columbus Crew Soccer
Crew Stadium

Recreation

Columbus Outdoor Pursuits
Outdoor recreational opportunities (hiking, backpacking, bicycling, canoeing, rock climbing, caving, etc.)

Tuttle Park Recreation Center
(614) 645-3602
240 West Oakland Avenue

Libraries

Columbus Metropolitan Library

Worthington Public Libraries

Upper Arlington Public Library

Grandview Heights Public Library

Clubs and Bars- Dance and Nightlife

Elevator (#2)
161 North High Street
(614) 228-0500

Long Street Entertainment (#2)
40 East Long Street
Live music, hip hop, techno

Axis (#2)
775 North High Street
Gay/lesbian club, techno, house music
(614) 291-4008