Top Historical Places in Fort Wayne

Are you looking to explore the history of Fort Wayne through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Fort Wayne including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Fort Wayne. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Fort Wayne ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Fort Wayne, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Fort Wayne for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Fort Wayne with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Historic Fort Wayne

    4.5 (157 Votes)
    Historic Fort Wayne

    Historical Site, Fort

    The last fort to stand among 3, the fort was constructed by Major John Whistler and his men during 1815 — 1816. The fort is a non-profit based attraction and is taken care of by volunteers and donations from visitors. Highlights include: Events held at the fort. Tour of the fort. Even though the interiors are inaccessible without tours and events, you can take a walk along the fort and ...Read more
  2. Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception

    Religious Site, Architecture , Book Shop, Cathedral

    Built in 1859-60, the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is the liveliest church you will visit in the city. There are ceremonies and services held here regularly and together with the nearby Cathedral Museum, Gift shop and Book store the place offers a peek into the world of 13th century art, modern souvenirs and a spiritual experience. For architecture buffs, the design and construction w...Read more
  3. History Center

    4.6 (116 Votes)
    History Center

    Museum, Historical Site, Exhibition

    Visiting Fort Wayne without knowing its rich history is a story half told. The Historic Centre fills up the space in every tourist’s check list by offering stories from the city’s forefather. Highlights include: 26,000 artifacts Tools and Weapons from the end of the last Ice age. Miami Indian History (Little Turtle’s exhibit). The Anthony Wayne Exhibition. Industrial exhibits...Read more
  4. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

    Arena, Stadium, Entertainment, Performance

    Opened in 1952, the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum is a multi purpose arena hosting events, concerts (the place is the performing stage for international artists) and performing arts. The hockey home team of Komets started playing here in 1952 and the famous speech in this arena by President Harry S. Truman in 1958 is known by all. Originally built to host baseball and ice-hockey matches, t...Read more
  5. Johnny Appleseed Park

    4.5 (58 Votes)
    Johnny Appleseed Park

    Trail, Park, Camp, Walking Area

    Johnny Appleseed Park is more of an activity center than just a normal park. Flooded with events and activities almost all throughout the year, the park is known for its camping grounds, festivals and lush greenery. Highlights include: Camping Boating, sailing and fishing Walking trails and pathways especially the Rivergreenway. Children’s Playground Picnic Area Burial tomb of Johnny App...Read more