On Exhibit Now

COMING SOON! Poindexter Village: A Portrait in Stories

During the 40-year period of the Great Migration (1900’s- 1940’s) African Americans moved from the South to the North to escape Jim Crow era infringements and pursue greater political, economic and social opportunities. In Columbus, each decade witnessed growth in the size of its Black population resulting in changing demographics throughout the city.

May 2016 to April 2017

Past Exhibits

Reaching for the Sky

Now Open through April 2016

Reaching back to the beginning of controlled flight, Columbus has played a significant role in aviation history.

From the early days of Roy Knabenshue, Cromwell Dixon, and the Driving Park to the national prominence of Eddie Rickenbacker,

Transcontinental Air Transport, and Curtiss-Wright, and featuring colorful personalities like Foster Lane, Curtiss LeMay,

April 2015 to April 2016

Build It!

Build It!

Our latest exhibit, Build It!, comes from the Knowlton School of Architecture at OSU. This exhibit focuses on the conception and construction of the stadium and the architect who made it happen, Howard Dwight Smith. Learn about the stadium’s supporters and why it’s so unique


September 2013 to January 2014

Centennial of the Great 1913 Flood

April 2013 to June 2013