Come and experience a guided look at Christmas traditions through American history. Meet soldiers and civilians from the Revolutionary War to Spanish-American War and learn how Christmas was celebrated in their eras. Purchase tour tickets in advance here on the site as they sell out quickly!
Join us for our annual Christmas Cheer Swing Dance where you'll jump and jive to the sounds of the 20-pc Dearborn Big Band. Come early for complimentary swing dance lessons. See Details page for tickets and more info.
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 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..."