- TripBuzz found 35 things to do with kids in or near Columbus, Indiana, including 22 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Nashville, Greensburg, Corydon and Edinburgh.
- From Kidscommons to Hamilton Center Ice Arena, the Columbus area offers 59 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Children's Museums, Parks and Hiking Trails.
- Columbus, IN is located just 45 minutes from the heart of state capital Indianapolis and lies on the east fork of the White River. Recreation is prominent is Columbus with 700 acres of parks, 20 miles of trails, the Donner Aquatic Center, an ice arena, and many other sports complexes. The area also offers kayaking, canoeing, and rafting trips on the Driftwood River.
Aimed at teaching the children about the local community and not only, the Kidscommons's new facility was opened in 2005 and features a 17 foot-tall climbing wall, the House of Japan, and the Childhood Garden among others. Electricity and visual arts are some of the topics approached by this center.
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Interactive exhibits with a focus on science are available within the Kidscommons-Columbus Community Children's Museum. Families with young children can play with a robotic arm, a laser harp, a climbing wall, and a giant play toilet.
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At Bartholomew County Historical Society, visitors can learn about the historical buildings in the town from a walking tour or one of the many brochures. The society hosts educational programs about the early pioneers and Native Americans of Indiana.
Yes Cinema is a combined cultural arts and convention center that hosts a variety of public and private events. The cinema features two movie screens and airs mainstream, independent, foreign, classical and educational films.
A movie theater with 12 screens, AMC Showplace Columbus 12 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, theater rentals for private events, a game room and a concession area.
Free to the public, the Atterbury Bakalar Museum is staffed by volunteers and funded by donations. The museum features a permanent collection of aviation-related vehicles, artifacts, and other items, including an F-4 Phantom jet.
McCullough's Run Park sits on 50 acres and currently features a shelter, picnic tables and a playground. The playground offers transfer stations, so those in wheelchairs can lift themselves onto the equipment.