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Columbus Architecture Tours

506 5th St, Columbus, IN 47201-6225
+1 812-378-2622
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The tour was pretty comprehensive for two hours, and the volunteer tour guide was knowledgeable. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JordanF
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Columbus
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Miller House and Gardens are inspiring

We absolutely loved our tour of the Miller House and Garden. It was a beautiful spring day and the... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
CindyLooWho1
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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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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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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506 5th St, Columbus, IN 47201-6225
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Reviewed 1 week 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

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Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I grew up in Columbus and always love sharing this tour with family and friends. This time my Mother-In-Law was the first time visitor and my daughters and husband repeat tour-takers. All enjoyed the information and architecture.

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Thank Laura D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have lived in Columbus all of my life (37 years) & have always tried to see through the bushes lining Washington Street in front of this house. The tour was perfect, I was not disappointed. I have truly been inspired by the thoughtfulness &...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed this excellent tour. There was a nice mix of components. The tour started with a brief introductory video in the visitors center. The remainder of the tour was split between short walks and a sightseeing bus journey. We were able to walk around...More

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Thank hharbeck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time learning about this hidden gem of a city. The architecture is amazing! Hope to return soon and tour the Miller house.

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Thank 948janist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was an excellent way to see the city and hear the stories about how the city was developed. We are locals and had not heard many of the various ways the unique architecture has formed the city.

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Thank Mindyjoe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highlights included interesting architecture and historical background and personable tour guide. Enjoyed most of the tour however a few issues we had were the type of bus used made it very difficult to actually see the buildings and surrounding ( perhaps full windows and single...More

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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
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