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The Commons, Columbus

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Playground Convention Center
The Commons is a community gathering place in the heart of downtown Columbus. Building on the strong foundation of the original structure, The Commons opened in April 2011 as a 21st century model for public gatherings and use by the community. The new structure features an expanded indoor playground, complete with a Luckey climber, expanded Miller-Tangeman Lobby featuring Chaos, a Jean Tinguely sculpture created for the original Commons, the Nugent-Custer Performance Hall, The Patio and the Xenia Miller Conference Room (free for not-for-profit organizations to use).

For information about rentals of any of The Commons areas, contact The Commons at (812) 376-2681.
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  • Came with a 2 year old who had a blast at the indoor playground. Fun for kids of all ages. You could spend a couple hours there.  more »
  • Great place to let the kids run off some energy. There is a Subway and Orange Leaf next to the playground. Good place to have a birthday party.  more »
  • Went into here as part of the architecture tour and it was a fun place. Lots of moms and dads, and kids enjoy this space. An indoor playground with a wonderful climbing structure with multiple layers....  more »
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  • The Commons has a nice playground split up for different age ranges and abilities. There are multiple places to eat inside the building and a plethora of other choices within walking distance. The Commons is very clean and houses the Chaos sculpture in the ground level, conference rooms and a performance stage area upstairs.
  • Great place for many different activities. huge play place for kids, hosts weddings, and offices above. The commons also has an Orange Leaf and Subway next to the children's area.
  • There is art, there is a playground for little ones and there is peace and free wifi. Also some food options available this place is in the heart of the town and is a very good spot to spend the day working at with your laptop or just relaxing.
  • My kids love it! Very fun the tower thing is really neat.
  • My grandchildren absolutely loves the commons. They always have a wonderful time.