Fort Ancient



Museum Info

Fort Ancient

6123 St. Rt. 350
Oregonia, Ohio 45054
513–932–4421 or
Fax 513-932-4843


10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday: noon-5:00 p.m.
Closed on Mondays

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday: noon–5:00 p.m.
*Closed Monday–Friday, except by appointment


$7.00 Adults
$6.00 Seniors (60+)
$6.00 Students (6–17)
Children under 6 and members are free.

Outdoor admission (no Museum access)
Members are always Free!

Managed on behalf of the Ohio History Connection

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Special Events

2017 Fort Ancient Lecture Series

From lost civilizations to mythical lost continents, the Fort Ancient Lecture Series is the perfect way to explore a variety of archaeology-focused lectures from professionals across Ohio.

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Wildflower Walk

Saturday, April 8, 2017
2:00 p.m.

Observe the natural beauty of the flora and fauna of southern Ohio as you tour the grounds of Fort Ancient during the first flush of spring.

Included with regular admission.

Site Tours

Saturday, May 6, 2017
11:00 a.m. | 1:00 p.m. | 3:00 p.m.

Join us for an educational overview of the history of Fort Ancient and of the people who came to participate in ceremonies, worship, and lived in this area. There will be a hands-on experience of spear throwing and an early game of double ball, plus an opportunity to see the mounds and hike the trails with a knowledgeable tour guide.

Included with regular admission; free for members.

Summer Solstice Sunrise

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
5:45 a.m.

Celebrate the longest day of summer at Fort Ancient with a guided sunrise view of the archaeoastronomical alignment of the earthworks, and learn its importance to the Fort Ancient and Hopewell cultures. This event is FREE to the public.

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