6123 St. Rt. 350
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Fort Ancient makes a wonderful “Mystery” tour for adult and student group markets. Fort Ancient offers a step on guide who will greet the guests and make them feel welcome and will share the current site interpretations of both the archaeological and American Indian communities. Indoor interpretation depends upon the amount of time available, but it is important for the guest to experience the grounds as the motor
Fort Ancient offers five age appropriate guided tours designed to compliment classroom and Home School curriculum guidelines. Each tour provides students with an interesting and unique educational experience. Appropriate supervision is required for student groups.
An overnight in the Interpretive Center or a house in the partially-reconstructed Village adds a different perspective to the Fort Ancient experience. Spend an exciting, fun-filled, and educational night shopping in The Fort Ancient Store, participating in Native American crafts and listening to Native American stories; perhaps the whispers of the Village dweller’s spirits will be heard as night settles over Fort Ancient.
Fort Ancient’s Interpretive Center is wheel chair friendly. A gently sloping, wide ramp leads from the parking lot to the front entrance of the Center. The facility is equipped with twenty stairs with handrails and a handicap lift to the second floor. Ramps lead from the Center down the Village Grounds so that all visitors can enjoy every inch of the Fort Ancient experience.
There are Women’s and Men’s restrooms on the main level and the 2nd floor of the Center. Each has three stalls of which one in each is handicap accessible.
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Visit one of Fort Ancient's sister sites, the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park, or the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery Springfield.
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