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The Commons, Columbus

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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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  • My kids ( a while back ) and now my grandkids love the indoor play ground. It’s a great place place to go and let them burn off some excess energy when it’s to wet or cold to play outside  more »
  • I took my grandkids to Columbus to visit the Kidscommons children's museum across the street. We checked out the indoor playground in the Commons mall and the grandkids climbed all over the sculpture ...  more »
  • columbus is filled with art. a henry moore statue in front of the library. a tinguely in the indoor playground. more all over town. don't miss any of it.  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.
  • Great place for kids to run off some energy and have fun!
  • My kids love it! Very fun the tower thing is really neat.

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