Though Fort Wayne wasn't built yet, there was still a lot happening in and around Detroit during America's Colonial period. Visit Historic Fort Wayne all weekend to get a glimpse of life as lived during the era our country was founded.
Along with the old spelling comes the old rules, vintage uniforms, and even old-timey spectators. Visit July 14 and 21 to root for our Early Risers base ball club as they take on other regional clubs here at the fort. Free parking and admission!
First tour date is July 20. Back by popular demand, "Tours After Dark" takes you through the chilling recesses of the D's favorite fort. Expert paranormal storytellers reveal the legends and tales you won't hear on our regular tours. Sure to be a spirit-filled evening of adventure for all! Six tour dates currently available. Tickets are limited so register soon!
Historic Fort Wayne regular operating hours are every Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm, May through October. Longer hours during many special events. Guided tours are available almost every weekend and weekday tours are available by appointment.
Historic Fort Wayne Coalition is the volunteer organization responsible for much of the maintenance at the fort. We're a non-profit dedicated to preserving Fort Wayne's history and the legacy of those who served here during its 128 years of operation.
We've got some unique items in our online store, just for you or the history lover in your life. Our shopping cart is safe and secure so order with confidence. Every cent of profit goes toward the fort's day to day maintenance.
“I made a wrong turn just the other day and stumbled upon this wonderful, historical place. I recommend that everyone make a real effort to visit one day."
“So Glad this place is under going restoration. It is a gem and should be cherished for now and future generations. So much History!"
“Beautiful tour, knowledgeable tour guide and very nice staff, a great start to my adventure into history travels. Very excited to visit again..."