The museum is open for your visiting pleasure,
but if the unpredictable weather is not for you, our web-store is open and ready to feed your hunger for history!
Coming Up at the History Center:
Miami Indian Heritage Days at the Chief Richardville House
September 5 Miami Harvest: Edible and Usable Plants and Materials with Dani Tippmann, 1-4pm
Taste of the Arts Festival
August 29 Visit the History Center free of charge from 9am-5pm and get your photo taken in jail outside the museum!
Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown
September 13 Free Admission with Passport available from any Fort Wayne Kroger or Old National Bank, 12-5pm
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10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mon-Friday
Noon - 5 p.m. Saturday
Noon - 5 p.m. First Sunday of each month
Free Parking -- Handicap Accessible
Ages 2 & under--free
History Center members--free
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The History Center has rooms available for meetings and parties. Our beautiful, fully restored Shields Room is perfect for weddings. For more information, click here.
Time Travelers allows members of The History Center access to over 178 reciprocal institutions with over 250 individual museums and historical societies in 43 states. Members of Time Travelers organizations receive a variety of special benefits, such as free admission or gift shop discounts when they visit Time Travelers affiliates. For a listing of member institutions click here.
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Paid Historical Collection Intern
The History Center is seeking candidates for a paid internship this fall with the historical collection! Learn more.
The Heritage Education has raised over $1 million dollars since it's inception!
You can help build a student's knowledge of local and area history by donating to the Heritage Education Fund. All dollars raised in our annual campaign go toward providing free admission to the History Center to school groups in Allen County as well as DeKalb, LaGrange, Noble and Steuben Counties.
Over 200 school groups have attended in each of the past three school years!
or send your check with "HEF" in the memo line to:
The History Center
302 East Berry
Fort Wayne IN 46802
The History Center is a funded member of Arts United.