Attractions

Visit some of Nation's most unique attractions! No matter your schedule or location of stay, UHD has an attraction sure to excite and fit your plans. See something that interests you? University Hospitality District will make sure your event is planned at the optimal location to allow easy access to these great attractions.

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is a non-profit zoo located just north of Columbus. It has a worldwide reputation, largely attributable to the efforts and promotion of director emeritus Jack Hanna. The Columbus Zoo is home to over 9,000 animals representing over 700 species and sees over 2.3 million visitors annually. 

Location: 4850 West Powell Rd | Powell, OH 43065
Phone Number: (614) 645-3550

 

COSI - Center of Science and Industry

COSI, Columbus, Ohio's dynamic Center of Science and Industry, inspires the scientists, dreamers, and innovators of tomorrow. Opened in 1964 at Memorial Hall in downtown Columbus, COSI moved in 1999 to a new 320,000-square-foot home designed by internationally-renowned architect Arata Isozaki, creating one of the largest modern-built science centers in the United States. COSI continues to represent a significant investment in the economic development and community revitalization of downtown Columbus.

Location: 333 W. Broad St | Columbus, OH 43215
Phone Number: (614) 228-2674

 

Experience Columbus

Experience Columbus is the leading force in creating and revealing the best of the Columbus experience to the world. As a visitor to the area, Experience Columbus is your one-stop to finding all of the local events at the time of your visit. View the up-to-date calendar for such events as concerts, sports games, festivals, dances, and community gatherings.

Location: Various locations throughout Columbus, OH
Phone Number: (614) 221-6623

 

The Ohio State University Buckeyes

Most known for their football program, led by head coach Urban Meyer, Ohio State football is always a force to be reckoned with. Come fall in Columbus, the Ohio State University campus is filled with die-hard fans ready to cheer on their team to victory. The Buckeyes play at Ohio Stadium, otherwise known as the "Horseshoe" and are part of the Big Ten Leaders Division. Whether you have tickets to the game or not, the experience on campus on game day is well worth it.

Ohio State athletics often also excels in numerous other sports winning numerous Big Ten and National Championships.

Location: Various locations throughout the Campus of The Ohio State University
Phone Number: (614) 292-2624

 

Wexner Center for the Arts

The Wexner Center for the Arts is The Ohio State University's multidisciplinary, international laboratory for the exploration and advancement of contemporary art. Through exhibitions, screenings, performances, artist residencies, and educational programs, the Wexner Center acts as a forum for established and emerging artists
and where diverse audiences can participate in cultural experiences that enhance
understanding of the art of our time! 

Location: 1871 N High St | Columbus, OH 43210
Phone Number: (614) 292-3535