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

Mapping and Interpretation

Saturday, August 12, 2017
12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Geared for students from 4th through 8th grade, this 3-hour class highlights some basic archaeological concepts. Students will learn the basic tools and terms. The program includes a guided tour of the Museum.

Registration is required, and space is limited to 20 people.

Program Fee: $15.00 per student.

REGISTER for this class.

Nature Photography Walk

nature photography walk

Saturday, September 9, 2017
2:00 p.m.

Learn the basics of outdoor photography from an expert as you watch demonstrations of practical techniques and enjoy a leisurely walk that will provide instant opportunities to use your new skills in the field. Bring your own camera, and learn more about picture composition and framing, choosing and capturing subjects near or far, lighting and exposure, and more.

The walk leaves the Museum at 2:00 and lasts approximately 2 hours. Visitors should plan to be at the site and prepared to begin the hike at the start time. Participants are encouraged to dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear.

Included with regular admission; free for members.

Nature Mobiles

Saturday, September 16, 2017
1:00-3:00 p.m.

Create a one-of-a-kind mobile using sticks, stones, bones, shells, feathers and other natural materials! Learn how to create an armature using sticks or bones, then work with our staff to tie your natural objects so that they balance and move freely. A wide assortment of forms will be available to choose from or participants can bring their own.

Program fee: $5 registration fee, plus regular site admission.
Registration is open from Monday, August 7 - Thursday, September 14


Harvest Gathering of the Crops

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Noon-4:00 p.m.

Explore Native American cooking methods and the preservation of food, including hands on experiences such as making hominy, stringing beans, and grinding corn to name a few.

Admission to this drop-in program is included with regular admission; free for members.

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