The museum is open for your visiting pleasure,
but if the unpredictable weather is not for you, our web-store is open and ready to feed your hunger for history!
Coming Up at the History Center:
May 5th through May 30th
Indiana Disasters, a traveling exhibit from the Indiana Historical Society, will be on display at the History Center. Learn about the disasters, epidemics, and catastrophes that have impacted Indiana and check out the collection of Fort Wayne artifacts that will be on display!
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Miami Indian Heritage Days at Chief Richardville House featuring Miami dancing with Kayla Godfrey.
click here for details and admission rates.
Sunday, June 7, 2015
Harriet Miller presents "The Amazing Life of Minnette Baum, 1879-19536."
2:00pm - Free to the public
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10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mon-Friday
Noon - 5 p.m. Saturday
Noon - 5 p.m. First Sunday of each month
Free Parking -- Handicap Accessible
Ages 2 & under--free
History Center members--free
Consider becoming a Member!
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.
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.
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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!
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
Over 200 school groups have attended in each
of the past three school years
or 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.