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Nobody gets bored, when visiting Columbia! There is something fun to do for the entire family, the city offering something for every taste, budget and age. The list of the most popular attractions in Columbia also contains:


Edventure Children's Museum, a wonderful facility that features hands-on and experimental exhibits for the enjoyment of the little ones, The Great Outddors being, perhaps, one of the most popular highlights at the museum, through which children learn about hydropower, the importance of recycling or how solar energy works, interacting with the environment, finding out how to reduce trash, and the variety of ways that energy can be harnessed.


Riverbanks Zoo, home to more than 2000 animals that represent over 350 species, gathered from all over the world, also featuring a gorgeous botanical garden which consists of 70 acres of unparalleled beauty, named by Horticulture magazine as one of 10 gardens that inspire and by HGTV as one of 20 great public gardens across America.


Columbia Museum of Art, featuring a world class collection of European and American fine and decorative art that spans centuries, a wonderful art museum which seeks to inspire, educate and enrich the lives of the community, South Carolinians, tourists and visitors. The collections include masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance and Baroque from the Samuel H. Kress Collection, works by significant furniture and silver makers, as well as modern and contemporary art from the present time.


Governor's Mansion, which has been home to over 30 governors, along with their families, throughout the year. The mansion is one of South Carolina's most favorite historic buildings, in which residents take pride, and it is also one of the most favorite regional attractions, featuring repository of treasures - silver and china, furniture, paintings and documents that reveal the history and heritage of South Carolina.


Annual Events

The Columbia Blues Festival, which has been a local tradition for 15 years now, is perhaps, one of the most expected annual celebrations of all Columbia's annual events.


This fabulous, exciting, entertaining outdoor music show happens in October, and offers something for the enjoyment of all family members, offering enthusiasts an afternoon of incredible music in a beautiful city park - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park.


If your trip to Columbia happens to be in October, be sure not to miss this exciting, music-filled event, 'cause it's considered a must for every Columbia visitor.



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