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October
25

Fort Wayne Museums

Who says learning can't be fun? Our real estate agents are both entertained and educated when they visit these fascinating museums not far from Fort Wayne homes for sale

  • Fort Wayne Firefighters Museum - 226 W. Washington Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46802
    Take the kids to see some real-life superheroes at the Fort Wayne Firefighters Museum. Housed in the former Fire Station #3, the museum was established to honor the city's fire department and educate the public on fire safety and prevention. Artifacts on display include equipment, uniforms, and fire engines used throughout the years. Museum hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday and 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $4 for adults and $3 for K-12 students. 

  • Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum - 1600 S. Wayne St., Auburn, IN 46706
    Auburn's proud role in American automotive history is memorialized at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum. During the early 20th century, some of the finest cars in the country were manufactured just minutes from Auburn homes for sale. In 1974, the art deco-style factory showroom was carefully restored and opened to the public as a museum filled with classic cars, photos, and artifacts. Hours are 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily. Admission is $10.50 for adults and $7.50 for ages 6-17.

  • Castle Gallery - 1202 W. Wayne St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802
    At Castle Gallery, the building itself qualifies as a work of art. The stunning home, designed in the Richardsonian Romanesque style, was built in 1905 as a wedding gift to B. Paul Mossman and his wife. From 1949 to 1983, the house served as the city's art museum. Today, the mansion is a fine art gallery that displays work from top artists for viewing and purchase. Castle Gallery is open Thursday through Saturday from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Fort Wayne Museum of Art - 311 E. Main St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802
    The Fort Wayne Museum of Art dates back to 1921, with a modest collection of ten paintings donated by Theodore Thieme. Fast forward to the 21st century, where the museum now encompasses 50,000 square feet, and the permanent collection includes nearly 5,000 pieces. Visiting exhibits showcase intriguing themes such as "Planes, Trains, & Automobiles: Classic Toys and Americana." Hours are 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Thursday, and noon - 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $8 for adults and $6 for students, with free general admission every Thursday from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

  • The History Center - 302 E. Berry St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802
    How did Fort Wayne become a major hub for land and water transportation in the mid-19th century? Learn about this and other intriguing stories about the area at The History Center. More than 32,000 artifacts connected with the history of Fort Wayne and Allen County reside in the museum, which served as City Hall in 1893. The permanent collection includes arrowheads, pottery, and other relics from the end of the last Ice Age. Head downstairs to see what remains of the one-time Fort Wayne Police Department, including the city jail. The Center is open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays and noon - 5 p.m. Saturday as well as the first Sunday of the month. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for ages 3-17.

Let our Fort Wayne real estate agents help you start your own local history. With three offices in the area, Fort Wayne - Coldwater, Fort Wayne - Coventry, and Fort Wayne - Stellhorn, no matter where you are looking in the Fort Wayne area, our team can assist you! Whether you're buying or selling a home, contact us today.

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