Coming Up at the

History Center:

Half price admission every Last Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. (except during Festival of Gingerbread). FREE admission Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. during the Barr Street Market. Ends September 27.

 

Hours:

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mon-Fri

Noon to 5 p.m. Sat.

Noon to 5 p.m. First Sun. of each month

Free Parking  --  Handicap Accessible


Admission:

Adults (19-58)--$6.00

Seniors (59+)--$4.00

Students (3-18)--$4.00

 Ages 2 & under--free

 History Center members--free           

 Consider becoming a Member!

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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.




See the information below to discover how you can save money on museum visits through the Time Travelers program. 

Time Travelers - The History Center is a member of the Time Travelers program, which includes 178 reciprocating 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

To become a member of the History Center, click here.

 

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    National Historic Landmark

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    ShopforMuseums.com- Create a free donation when you shop online

    Raise Funds for the History Center

    at No Extra Cost to You! 

    The History Center is excited to announce its involvement as a Museum Partner with ShopforMuseums.com. As a Museum Partner, anyone shopping online with their favorite national retailers can have a portion of their purchase directed to the History Center at no additional cost. ShopforMuseums.com is nationally recognized with hundreds of Museum Partners across the country. Whether you are in the market for books, office supplies, apparel, gifts, travel reservations, home improvement, school supplies, toys, electronics, flowers or gourmet food...You name it, the place to start is at ShopforMuseums.com! Participation is simple and secure.

    To designate a portion of your next online purchase to the History Center simply:

           1. Go to www.ShopforMuseums.com 

           2. Create an account or Log in.  

           3. Click on History Center.                         

    Then just click on the link of the store you want to visit and go about your shopping. Stores are organized by categories. The percentage of your purchase will be tracked automatically as long as you begin each time at ShopforMuseums.com. Please use ShopforMuseums.com each time you shop online and spread the word to friends and family. 

     The History Center appreciates your support!

     

    We're excited about our new  collections  technology!    

     Click here to see our new online exhibit capabilities!


    THANKS TO YOU....HEF has raised $1 million dollars since its 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


    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.

     


     
     


     


    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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