Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, Columbus

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Natural History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Opened in 1995 as a collaboration among Columbus State University, Columbus Water Works, and the City of Columbus, Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center provides exhibits, displays and nature trails, and also offers formal and informal educational programs about the ecology and natural history of the region. Here, you can see alligators, fish, tortoises, bees, snakes, and much more! Contact us or stop by for a quick tour! Admission is free, but donations are welcome!
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  • This is a great place, there are exhibits and things to see close to parking with wide accessable paths or if you are adventurous it access many acres to walk along the river. We have seen eagles.....  more »
  • Nice place for a quick visit, especially for younger children. It was cheap. They ask for a donation. The nature/bird trail was pretty. As long as you don’t expect it to be an all day event, it is a.....  more »
  • Great educational facility for kids. The animals are incredibly interesting and regional so it’s nice to see efforts being taken to preserve them in the area. They are partnered with Columbus State and are donations only so you can’t go wrong supporting them. My boys had a blast getting up close to the snakes and alligators, even if I’m not as comfortable!
  • We had heard some say it was not that special and then my wife and I went. It is a very nice walking place. Plus the t-shirt for sale were nice and only $10! How many places of this type would sell a t-shirt for $10?

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