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The History Center

  • Address: 302 East Berry Street Fort Wayne, IN 46802
  • Phone: (260) 426-2882
  • Fax: (260) 424-4419
  • Website: Visit Website
Meeting Facilities

Discover the history of Fort Wayne and Allen County at the History Center, home to more than 28,000 artifacts. Exhibits throughout the 1893 City Hall and Jail tell the story of the area from prehistory to today.


Admission: $6 Adults(18-64)/ $4 Seniors(65 and over) & Students (3-17)/ Children 2 & under free. Members Free

The History Center 360 Tour



Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Reception Capacity 200
  • Banquet Capacity 160
Shields Room
  • Banquet Capacity: 160
  • Reception Capacity: 200
Board Room
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
Orientation Room
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
  • 2019-03-30 13:00:00 2019-03-30 16:00:00 Fool Hardy History <p>Come to the History Center’s yearly tribute to April Fool’s Day, Fool Hardy History. Fool Hardy History challenges the public to identify unusual or mysterious objects from the museum’s 28,000 piece object collection. Guesses are submitted to History Center staff, and the individuals with the most correct guesses will win prizes. The contest runs from 1-4pm Saturday, March 30 at the History Center.  Regular admission rates apply.</p> 302 East Berry Street Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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2019 Visitor's GuideClick here to view a copy of our latest Visitors Guide, or request your free copy by mail!