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Columbus in Georgia.
Columbus is a city in and the county seat of Muscogee County, Georgia
Attractions and culture
* Founded in 1953, the Columbus Museum contains much artifacts on both American art and regional history, displayed in both its permanent collection as well as temporary exhibitions.
* Columbus is home to the National Civil War Naval Museum, a 40,000-square-foot (3,700 m2) facility that opened in 1962 and features two original American Civil War military vessels, uniforms, equipment and weapons used by the Union and Confederate navies.
* The Coca-Cola Space Science Center opened in 1996 for the purpose of public education in science, physics, and astronomy. It includes seven flight simulators and a planetarium.
* The National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center opened in June 2009 and honors the service of Infantry forces in the United States Army. The museum includes displays related to the history of the Infantry from the founding of the nation to the present. It also has its own IMAX theatre.
Columbus is served by one major indoor shopping mall, Peachtree Mall, which is anchored by major department stores Dillard's, Macy's, and J.C. Penney. The total retail floor area is 821,000 square feet (76,300 m2). Major strip malls include Columbus Park Crossing, which opened in 2004, and The Landings, which opened in 2005. Columbus is also served by The Shoppes at Bradley Park, a lifestyle center.
MidTown contains two of the city's early suburban shopping centers — the Village on 13th and St. Elmo — both recently renovated and each offering local shops, restaurants, and services.
Below is the list of major venues in the city of Columbus:
* A. J. McClung Memorial Stadium, a football stadium. It was the site of the football games between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Auburn Tigers (the Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) from 1916 to 1958.
* The Bradley Theater, a performance theatre that opened in mid-1940 by Paramount Pictures.
* Columbus Civic Center, a 10,000-seat multi-purpose arena that opened in 1996 and is home to the Columbus Lions in the SIFL, and the Columbus Cottonmouths in the SPHL. It is also the primary arena used for concert events in Columbus.
* Golden Park, a 5,000 seat baseball stadium, is the former home to the Columbus Catfish. It was also the site of the softball events of the 1996 Summer Olympics that were held in the city of Columbus.
* RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, a 2,000-seat modern performance theatre that first opened in 2002 and is operated by the Columbus not-for-profit organization RiverCenter Inc.
* Springer Opera House, a historic live performance theater located in Downtown that opened in early 1871. Governor and former United States President Jimmy Carter proclaimed it the State Theatre of Georgia for the 1971-72 season. The legislature made the designation permanent in 1992.
* The Chattahoochee RiverWalk is a 15-mile long bike trail that connects users from Downtown to South Columbus and the northern section of Fort Benning.
* The Columbus Fall Line Trace is a fitness trail that runs from Downtown to the northeastern section of the city.
Columbus is home to the following seven golf courses.
* Bull Creek
* Country Club of Columbus
* Follow Me
* Godwin Creek
* Green Island Country Club
* Maple Ridge Golf Club
* Oxbow Creek Golf Course
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