The Old Fort is on public park grounds, so you can always wander around, into the parade grounds, etc. The buildings themselves are only open during events when we have volunteers on site. There is a brochure available outside some of the buildings and it has a map with information about the history of the fort and how each of the buildings would have been used.Arrange to visit Historic Old Fort and other attractions in Fort Wayne using our Fort Wayne trip builder app.
Historic Fort Wayne is a Non-Profit Organization that manages the Old Fort in Fort Wayne, IN. We are a 100% volunteer organization. All of our events are free to the public. All programing is funded by private and corporate donations.
Historic Old Fort reviews
We stopped by to see the fort and relive some Fort Wayne history. There were school groups there and they were gracious enough to let us enjoy the fort in between the groups. We learned a LOT. more »
Historic Fort Wayne was the first stop on my week long road trip. I stopped mainly to photograph the fort and was surprised by how nice it was. I walked all around it and could even go into the... more »
I wish every city would go to the lengths that Fort Wayne does to preserve and remember it's history. This fort is a great representation of that. History is not to be forgotten. Whether it is good or bad, we must remember it so we can learn from it to move forward. And a side note, the staff that I encountered at the fort were phenomenal. Very friendly.
Very cool place. Beautiful scenery very clean. Please keep it nice and clean up after yourself. Lots of history here
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