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Great tour

David was our tour guide and he did an excellent job providing us with the history of the fort... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
KarenM1_10
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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Creepy but pretty

It’s a nice place to visit if you want to explore Detroit and its history! I’m pretty sure this... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
evelynp290
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Alfenas, MG
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Went as a family outing because they love history. This is practically in our back yard and have never been here. It was an amazing day and our tour guide David was awesome. He also wrote a book on the Fort so his knowledge was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

My friend and I came here on a Saturday to take the 2PM tour (as posted on their website), and were surprised with several other visitors that there wasn't one. We were told we could walk around the fort if we would like (no charge)....More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Christine G
Reviewed 28 August 2018

David was our tour guide and he did an excellent job providing us with the history of the fort. There was more to see than we expected. It does need some attention and would be nice if they had the funds to make some much...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank KarenM1_10
Reviewed 22 July 2018

A fort with great history. Many more buildings than expected. We called to request a tour on a weekday and they were very accommodating. We chose the 90 minute tour which was very reasonably priced. Our docent was extremely knowledgeable. We had 3 adults and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

It’s a nice place to visit if you want to explore Detroit and its history! I’m pretty sure this place is haunted, if you’re not afraid, go take a look

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank evelynp290
Reviewed 10 August 2017

One of the forgotten gems of the city. It is NOT a place people will tell you to go, nor is it an easy find, but it IS one of the few real historical places left in the Detroit area. A fort built in 1760ish...More

Date of experience: September 2016
4  Thank mfd6860
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is a really cool place to visit. However, it is very sad to see so much of the place deteriorating and I really wish they had the money to preserve things better. Clearly the place cannot continue much longer the way it is... stuff...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank MichiganMelissa04
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We had a great, educational tour at Fort Wayne. I learned lots about the history of Detroit. Fort Wayne is on the river and is a beautiful place. I knew nothing about Fort Wayne and was very impressed.

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Beach1001
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Historic Fort Wayne is just that,historic. Old, dilapidated and in need of TLC and a lot of restoration. Few buildings were open and the grounds could be maintained better. Dirty dishes in the barracks. An unfriendly tour guide wouldn't let us "tag-a-long" with his 4...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank TomDearborn
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Our small group of 8 people met with historian James Conway last October and he gave us an overview of this remarkable property and its significance in the history of not only the City of Detroit, but also Michigan's history and the creation of the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
7  Thank LauraFalby
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