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The Santa Maria Columbus - CLOSED

90 W Broad St, Scioto River, Columbus, OH 43215-9000
+1 614-645-8760
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Santa Maria Leaves downtown Columbus

Sorry to say but this exhibit was moved to make way for improvements along the Scioto Mile. It... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2016
Patricia W
Columbus, Ohio
The Santa Maria Columbus

I've visited the Santa Maria Columbus two times. I visited the first year it was open to the... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2016
Robin R
Cleveland, Ohio
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Visitors experience life at sea while exploring a working 15th-century tall ship.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good30%
  • Average26%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
15 Mar 2016
“Santa Maria Leaves downtown Columbus”
2 Feb 2016
“The Santa Maria Columbus”
90 W Broad St, Scioto River, Columbus, OH 43215-9000
+1 614-645-8760
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

Sorry to say but this exhibit was moved to make way for improvements along the Scioto Mile. It still is not known if it will come back to downtown or not.

4  Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 2 February 2016

I've visited the Santa Maria Columbus two times. I visited the first year it was open to the public in the late 1980's. The Santa Maria Columbus is a replica of the original Santa Maria in the explorations of Christopher Columbus. The vessel is small...More

Thank Robin R
Reviewed 11 December 2015

The ship has been removed to enable the city to put in the Scioto mile walking park which is a very nice addition to the downtown attractions. They may bring it back or put it in another location. You may want to check before driving...More

Reviewed 4 December 2015

Just a fun thing to walk through if you have a few minutes and are interested in seeing it. Nice reproduction gives a perspective on what the Pilgrims risked crossing the ocean.

Thank Don F
Reviewed 17 October 2015

having just spent an afternoon up close and personal with these two ships [boats?] at the marina in steubenville...where they pulled in to refuel...I was disheartened to hear from the captain that the santa maria in Columbus was being dismantled...and its return was questionable...sad..

1  Thank Frank P
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Thankfully gone and forgotten! Hey, Christopher Columbus landed not in Columbus, not North America, but the island of Hispaniola.

Thank OpusPenguin
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We visited the replica of Columbus' ship several times in the past but it's been removed. We checked it out again & it's gone! Columbus Dispatch suggests that it might never be repaired. Might never be back because repairs will have to be paid privately....More

Thank RonL40
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Fun for inspiring awe into young children. The area around the Santa Maria have progressively changed into decent walking space to explore the waterfront in Columbus. Teenagers might get bored, especially if they were brought several times as kids.

1  Thank Caizhou
Reviewed 22 June 2015

It has been removed and is in dry dock somewhere. The latest news is $1 million is needed to repair it and get it put back into the rive. Things are not looking good for the replica. If you are looking to see it, don't...More

3  Thank Bestreview713
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Wish there was something noting that it had been romoved and much building work is taking place in the area, so after searching for it came to the conclusion it had been removed whilst all the work on the river bank was being completed. Hope...More

3  Thank Yorkie1948
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