Be A Tourist in Your Own Hometown

Visit 16 Fort Wayne museums and attractions for FREE on Sunday, September 10th, 2017, from NOON until 5pm! 

Passports will be available after August 15th.

Participating Attractions

African/African-American Historical Museum
The African/African-American Historical Museum houses exhibits on Africa and notable African Americans.

Allen County Courthouse
Visit the magnificent Allen County Courthouse.
Guided tours available on an ongoing basis from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Artlink Contemporary Gallery
Artlink connects artists with the community and the community to the arts. Enjoy the current exhibit “Bicentennial: Indiana’s People, Places, and Things.”

Cathedral Museum
The Cathedral Museum houses religious artifacts dating back to the time of Jesus Christ and Abraham.

Embassy Theatre
Experience a self-guided tour of the Embassy Theatre and rooftop patio.
Special hours: 12 noon - 4:30 pm

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory
Surround yourself with nature at an oasis in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Special hours: 12 noon - 4 pm

Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Discover exhibits, hands-on fun for the kids, and the Summer of Glass.

The History Center
Fort Wayne’s past meets the present at the History Center!

Lincoln Tower
Come visit a Fort Wayne and Indiana landmark! The grand historic lobby will be open for tours.
*The Observation Deck will not be open during this year’s event.

The Old Fort
Come and experience living history! Situated at the junction of the St. Mary’s, St. Joseph, and Maumee rivers.

Parkview Field
Parkview Field, home of the TinCaps.

Science Central
Hands-on fun is the rule at Science Central, Indiana’s interactive science center.

University of Saint Francis - Downtown
Tour the new downtown facility and enjoy students’ short films.

Visitors Center
Stop by the Visitors Center for information on area attractions, and a selection of Fort Wayne souvenirs.

For additional information on Be A Tourist events, please contact Visit Fort Wayne at 260-424-3700.  

Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown would not be possible without the support of these sponsors:

Barnes DID DowntownVera Bradley 2016 Logo - Be A TouristNIPSCO 811 Old NationalTippman Properties
Wane Logo Majic 95 Logo Gray  

Printing provided by Indiana Michigan Power

Fort Wayne Spotlight

Request a Free Visitor Guide!