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Fort Ancient

6123 St. Rt. 350
Oregonia, Ohio 45054
513.932.4421 or
1.800.283.8904
Fax 513.932.4843
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Hours

March–November
Tuesday–Saturday
10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday: Noon–5 p.m.
Closed on Mondays


December–February
Closed

 

Admission:

Adult: $7 
Seniors (60+): $6
Students (6–16): $6
Child (5 & under): Free

Ohio History Connection member*: Free


Outdoor Admission Only 
$8/Car

 

*Members must present their membership card at the registration desk.

 

Managed by the Ohio History Connection

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Tours


Parking is free and on-site. Guests can be dropped off by the sidewalk leading to the Interpretive Center. The Center is air-conditioned in the summer and heated in the winter. Visitors are encouraged to dress weather appropriate for the tour of the outdoor facilities.

SunWatch TourParking is free and on-site. Guests can be dropped off by the sidewalk leading to the Interpretive Center. The Center is air-conditioned in the summer and heated in the winter. Visitors are encouraged to dress weather appropriate for the tour of the outdoor facilities.

Available to groups of twenty or more, guided tours are led by docents whose knowledge of Fort Ancient is sure to engage your imagination and make your Fort Ancient visit a rich and rewarding experience. The tours are approximately one and a half hours long beginning with an introductory film in the indoor theatre, viewing artifacts and a tour. Visitors unable to participate in the walking tour of the facilities can sit comfortably on the patio which arches out toward the grounds giving an unobstructed view; a docent will guide you through the history the earthworks and its ancient residents. Visitors are also welcome to enjoy a self-guided tour. Fort Ancient staff is available to answer questions.

To further enhance the visit, a special hands-on activity may be requested when registering for a guided tour. Activities include making Native American musical instruments, pottery and jewelry. An additional fee may be required.

Although Fort Ancient does not have a cafeteria, guests may bring their lunches and eat under the pavillions.

A one month advance registration is required for guided tours. Drivers and escort/organizers receive complimentary admission.