Exhibit Columbus themed items are being sold in the Columbus Area Visitors Center in Columbus, Ind., Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. Mike Wolanin | The Republic

Visitors or hometown residents who want to take a little bit of Exhibit Columbus home have plenty of choices when selecting a keepsake.

From the traditional T-shirt or coffee mug to a custom beer stein or a limited-edition poster, there are plenty of choices in a variety of price ranges.

Here are some options for the Exhibit Columbus shopper:

Columbus Area Visitors Center, 506 Fifth St.: T-shirts ($25), an Exhibit Columbus Field Guide ($5), limited-edition posters ($35 to $75), ball caps ($19.50), coffee mugs ($17.50), set of five buttons ($5.50), notecards ($17.50), tote bags ($17.50); and post cards (75 cents). The Visitors Center also has People for Urban Progress (PUP) wallets, clutches, crossbags, handbags and messenger bags made from recycled Exhibit Columbus banners from 2016, ranging in price from $42 to $124. PUP is an Indianapolis-based nonprofit advancing connectivity and environmental awareness by rescuing discarded materials and recycling them, using proceeds to enhance the quality of life in a community.

Baker’s Fine Gifts & Accessories, 433 Washington St.: Exhibit Columbus pint glasses ($15) and short-sleeve T-shirts ($29.50) and long-sleeve T-shirts ($39.50), the field guide ($5) and buttons ($1).

Dell Brothers, 416 Washington St.: Short-sleeve polo shirts ($70), long-sleeve polo shirts ($80) and a long-sleeve white, woven button-down shirt ($90).

Upland Columbus Pump House, 148 Lindsay St.: Exclusive Exhibit Columbus beer stein ($45).

Viewpoint Books, 548 Washington St.: Hard-cover journals ($19.99), softcover journals ($11.99), bookmarks ($2.49) and the field guides ($5).

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Julie McClure is assistant managing editor of The Republic. She can be reached at or (812) 379-5631.