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Museums and History in Columbus

At the heart of Ohio, Columbus was named the state capital in 1812, following previously established capitals in Zanesville and Chillicothe (twice). The Ohio Statehouse, completed in 1861, is one of the oldest working statehouses in the country and offers daily tours as well as an on-site museum.

The city, which has never declined in population, has a rich history showcased throughout the community. Pick a topic in which you’re interested and start exploring!