History Center Hours
Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, noon to 5:00 p.m.
Open first Sunday of month, noon to 5:00 p.m.
Free Parking -- Handicap Accessible
Access a map at: http://www.visitfortwayne.com/page-detail-ttd.aspx?sename=fort-wayne-museums-galleries&p_page=4&seed=1366646073#.UXVdWcrm1EI
Ages 2 & under--free
History Center members--free
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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 a news story on the Shields Room by clicking here.
Coming Up at the History Center:
The George R. Mather Lecture series continues.
For this year's schedule, click here.
The Barr Street Market opens May 25!
Brown Bag on Barr is June 11. Bring your lunch and come down to the Barr Street Market where we'll be honoring Chuck Surack from Sweetwater Sound. The event is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free admission to the museum during the event.
See the information below on how you can save money on museum memberships 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
Chief Richardville House
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The History Center is a funded member of Arts United
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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