From educational institutions to treasured Columbus landmarks—the many arms of the Discovery District glide across a diverse urban landscape in the eastern half of downtown Columbus. Home to CCAD, BlockFort, the Columbus Museum of Art and Metropolitan Library, and Topiary Park—dive into Columbus’ cavern of discovery and innovation.
IN THE DISTRICT
Explore who dwells in the Discovery District.
ARTS & EDUCATION
PARKS & ORGANIZATIONS
RETAIL & SERVICES
DINING & NIGHTLIFE
From painters to illustrators, screen printers to a soap maker, a book binder to fashion designers—Blockfort is a home for a multitude of talented creatives in the Columbus community. Named the top gallery Columbus by Columbus Underground in 2018, Blockfort hosts over a dozen gallery exhibitions each year featuring local and national artists.
From ample parking options, to affordable public transport —exploring the Discovery District is easier than you think. Set your course and come see all the Discovery District has to offer.
In the depths of the unknown lies new discovery—and in that mysterious cavern of wonderment lies the Octopus, a creature that embodies the core values of the Discovery District: flexibility, creativity, innovation and expansion.