Coming Up at the History Center:

January 19, 200@200: Iconic Fort Wayne opens

January 30, The Great War: From Ration Lines to the Front Lines opens

February 1, 200@200: Contention for the Confluence opens

February 7, 2pm - George R. Mather Sunday Lecture: ​Finding Things Left Behind: Indiana's African American Public Markers

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Museum Hours:

10am - 5pm Monday - Friday

12 - 5pm Saturday & First Sunday

Free Parking  --  Handicap Accessible

Museum Admission:


Seniors (65+)--$4.00

Youth (3-17)--$4.00

 Ages 2 & under--free

 History Center members--free           

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Looking for that one-of-a kind gift? Our web-store is open and ready to feed your hunger for history!

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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Virtual Exhibits

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The Heritage Education Fund has raised over $1 million dollars since it's 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!

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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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