Honest-to-Goodness Indiana Trip Ideas

Columbus, Indiana

Discover Indiana's Mecca of Modern Architecture Play Video The Miller House

Big Names, Modern Architecture

Discover how a small Midwestern city became a modern architecture “mecca,” boasting structures by big names like Eero Saarinen, Harry Weese, Kevin Roche, and I.M. Pei.

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Begin your visit at our visitors center at 506 Fifth Street, in the heart of downtown, where the staff can help you plan your time in Columbus. Free parking.

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Miller House and Garden

The Miller House and Garden showcases the work of leading 20th-century architects and designers Eero Saarinen, Alexander Girard, and Dan Kiley.

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This elegantly-restored 1900-style ice cream parlor and museum was named “The Number One Thing Every Hoosier Must Do” by Indianapolis Monthly magazine.

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Public Art

Placed among and inside these buildings are world-renowned pieces of public art by the likes of Henry Moore and Jean Tinguely.

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