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Historic Fort Wayne

1201 Spy Run Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46805-4025
+1 260-437-2836
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Railroads and Industry Come to Fort Wayne

If you're interested in the non-agriculture of Allen County, this is your place to visit. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Doc3100
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Traverse City, Michigan
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The place looks to be well kept. We stopped by on a day where it was closed. No signs indicating... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Debbi F
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Pearl River, Louisiana
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1201 Spy Run Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46805-4025
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're interested in the non-agriculture of Allen County, this is your place to visit. The curation was well done and provided a real sense of Fort Wayne's early mechanical past. The Second Floor Court Room has been turned into a beautiful event center.

Thank Doc3100
Reviewed 22 July 2017

The place looks to be well kept. We stopped by on a day where it was closed. No signs indicating open days/times. The city is missing out on tourism dollars.

1  Thank Debbi F
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had some extra time on our hands so we walked over to the Old Fort, which was within a mile or so from our hotel. We had been here a few years ago but things had not changed much. The Fort...More

Thank TravelerMike9999
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed coming here with the wife and kids. Excellent historical lesson, and something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Nice to learn as we vacation. Would definitely come back the next time we are in town!

Thank tinderly
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We enjoyed walking around the old fort. We went on a Saturday there was a ham operator rally there at the time. All was good and they were all friendly. It was very clean and tidy. Bathrooms were close by. We learned a lot about...More

Thank Penny F
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Disclaimer: I work regularly with the HFW staff This being said, there is a reason for my participation in their events. The operators here strive for quality, consistency, and accuracy as is possible. This is a regional attraction and draws re-enactors from across the country....More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We enjoyed walking through the fort, seeing the actors and touching a bit of history. Showing a real place to my grandchildren to explain how people lived was a great experience.

Thank Dorothy / Thoma... M
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I enjoy the history of this and always check it out when I come to town. Easy walk and nice trip back in time

Thank fcrane35
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Although this is downsized from its original reconstruction, it is a great lesson from the past and an enjoyable visit for an hour.

Thank James W
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The buildings are neat if not boring when there is no event going on. Great place to go if you're into Pokemon Go.

Thank Kristofer S
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