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Columbus Architecture Tours

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Address: 506 5th St, Columbus, IN 47201-6225
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+1 812-378-2622
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See the architecture that made Columbus, Indiana famous.Find out why the...

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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Loved the architectural bus tour of Columbus, IN. Our docent Henry was very informative and we were surprised at the amount of architecturally significant buildings are in this... read more

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St. Louis
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Loved the architectural bus tour of Columbus, IN. Our docent Henry was very informative and we were surprised at the amount of architecturally significant buildings are in this small town.

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Kokomo, Indiana
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoyed the tour very much. The tour guide, being elderly, had a difficult time remembering what he was going to say.

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Urbandale, Iowa
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A surprising and stimulating tour of architectural gems in small-town Midwest America. A superior experience at every level.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A short road trip from Chicago to an interesting, friendly city with architectural highlights. Restaurants and food excellent.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Columbus Indiana has one of the best collections of architects by world famous architects. If you find architecture interesting than this is a great way to immerse yourself. Don't miss the Miller House. It is one of the best examples of a modern home in existence.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Terrific tour, wonderful artistic sensibilities led to an interesting collection of buildings in small town Indiana. If only other places had such vision...

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We appreciated the tour bus and tour guide . Most of the sites were well kept and in good repair, you could tell that some needed repairs to the original structure. The visitor center and staff was top notch.

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Columbus, Indiana
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Miller House and Garden is a National Historic Landmark which is absolutely stunning while in bloom this season. Though designed and built in the 50s, this architectural jewel withstands the test of time with its modern design, high-end materials, and amazing functionality. Our tour guide Linda was passionate and knowledgeable while sharing personal stories of encountering the Millers as... More 

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Georgetown, Kentucky
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are obsessed with or even somewhat interested in Midcentury American art and architecture the Miller House in Columbus, IN is a must see destination. The home (designed by Eero Saarinen of the St. Louis Arch, decorated by Alexander Girard and landscaped by Dan Kiley) is a remarkably preserved example of opulent simplicity. The fact that the Millers not... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guide on bus tour totally knowledgeable. Got to see more than would imagine in this small city. Have a new appreciation for the art of buildings , and other structures.

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