Otherworld is a massive, immersive art experience in Columbus, Ohio. It’s been consistently named as one of the coolest places in the US and is a – literally – ‘otherwordly’ experience.
Mysteries unfold as you explore over 50 scenes filled with large-scale interactive art, tech, playgrounds, puzzles and secret passageways. It’s an all new kind of art and storytelling experience where visitors are encouraged to freely explore and interact with a surreal world of science fiction and fantasy.
Visiting Otherworld: Things You Need To Know
1. What’s so special about Otherworld in Ohio?
This 32,000 square foot immersive art installation is one of a kind experience. Discover and explore over 40 installations filled with large-scale art and mixed reality playgrounds. Over 100 artists, builders and engineers collaborated to create this adventure experience.
A new take on the art experience where visitors are encouraged to freely explore and interact, combining a mixture of science fiction and fantasy. They host regular events such as dance parties, concerts, performance art, and arts & crafts classes.
2. How do I get there?
Located close to the center of Colombus nine miles east of downtown, directly off I-70 at Brice Rd. Free parking is available on site and it is easily accessible by bus.
3. How much will it cost?
- General Admission | $22
Seniors 62+, Military | $20
Children 3-12 | $18
Children <3 | FREE
Tickets are only available online, so be sure to book in advance!
4. How long will it take?
On average people spend 1-3 hours here. Although it really depends on how interactive you plan on getting and how deep you go looking…
5. When is the best time to go?
It’s indoor so year-round and they also use timed ticketing in order to minimise wait times and ensure everyone can experience Otherworld as intended.
6. Where will I get the best photos?
Everywhere, this trippy interactive art installation has endless photo opportunities.
7. Any insider tips?
- Some areas have hidden rooms so you may have to crawl to find them
- Make sure to touch the walls
- Arrive ten minutes prior to your scheduled experience start time
- You’re free to take as many photos as you want but be sure to turn the flash off