Coming Up at the History Center:

Open Now - 200@200 - Spirit of Competition

September 30, 5:30pm - Buffalo Tro 
Reserve your place at the Chief's table here.

October 1 - 200@200 Opens

October 1, 1-4pm - Miami Harvest: Edible and Usable Plants and Materials with Dani Tippmann at Chief Richardville House

October 2, 2pm - Mather Lecture Series: Margaret Hobson discusses The Personal Civil War of Fort Wayne’s Col. Hugh B. Reed,1861-1890. Lecture and book signing.

Free to the public.

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Museum Hours

10am - 5pm Monday - Friday

12 - 5pm Saturday & First Sunday

Free Parking  --  Handicap Accessible

Museum Admission:

Adults(18-64)--$6.00

Seniors (65+)--$4.00

Youth (3-17)--$4.00

 Ages 2 & under--free

History Center members--free           

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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. 

              
      
              
      

Virtual Exhibits

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Learn more about the Shields Room, the Barr Street Market, and the Chief Richardville House.

THANK YOU!

The Heritage Education Fund 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!


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The History Center

302 East Berry

 Fort Wayne IN 46802

 

 

 

     

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The History Center | 302 East Berry Street | Fort Wayne, Indiana | 46802 | v. 260.426.2882 | f. 260.424.4419
Home of the Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society

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