Inside Ohio's new IKEA Columbus store: First look

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We’re getting our first peek inside Ohio’s second IKEA.

The new 354,000-square-foot store is located near the Polaris shopping center.

The store officially opens Wednesday.

Customers already started lining up as of Monday morning. 

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The store is the chain's 44th location, and to celebrate, WCMH reports the first 44 customers to step foot into the store will receive a sofa for free. 

Ohio’s other IKEA location is in Cincinnati.

See photos of the new IKEA Columbus

Features of the new IKEA Columbus include:

- 10,000 items

- 50 room settings

- Three model home interiors

- Supervised children’s play area

- 450-seat restaurant

- Baby care rooms

- One of Ohio’s largest rooftop solar arrays

- 1,200 parking spaces