July 20 & 21 daytime Historical Tours (11am & 2pm) are cancelled due to weather conditions.
Additional Heat Advisory - No water available on site so BYO if you visit!
Join us at the fort for the 97th Annual Detroit Firemen's Field Day! Buckets of family fun, including your picture with a firefighter, Detroit Fire Department Honor Guard. 50/50 raffle, food and refreshments and.field day T-shirts. Free admission!
Historic Fort Wayne Motor Show features one of the Motor City's largest roundup of customs and classics for your car-loving enjoyment. Inside the star fort. $5 entry proceeds benefit Coalition projects. Free parking.
Our own Early Riser Base Ball Club hosts a full roster of vintage ball games featuring Kalamazoo BBC, Wyandotte Stars, Northville BBC, Roal Oak BBC, Richmond BBC, and Stockbridge BBC. 11am start. Free parking and admission!
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! Five tour dates remain 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..."