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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
Directions

Hours

April–November
Tuesday–Saturday
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday: noon-5:00 p.m.
Closed on Mondays


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

Admission:

$6.00 Adults
$5.00 Seniors (60+)
$5.00 Students (6–16)
Children under 6 and members are free.

Outdoor admission (no Museum access)
$8.00/Carload
Members are always Free!

Managed on behalf of the Ohio History Connection

 
 

Special Events

2015 Fort Ancient Lecture Series

February 7, 2015
Going High-Tech to Locate Ohio's Past: Geophysics and the Archaeology Revolution
Speaker: Jarrod Burks, OVAC

Saturday, March 7
Hanh Site Update
Speaker: Bob Genheimer, Cincinnati Museum Center

Saturday, April 4
Early Humans in the Americas: When Did They Arrive and Where Did They Come From?
Speaker: Randy Buchman, Defiance College

Past Events

 

2014 Fort Ancient Bluegrass Festival

Saturday, September 20, 2014
11:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

High atop a bluff overlooking the Little Miami River, the Fort Ancient Bluegrass Festival will fill the 2,000-year-old earthworks with the sounds of American roots music.  This day-to-dusk music festival will offer great entertainment, craft beer, food and artisan vendors.

Admission: $20/adults (17+) online; $25 the day of.
$5/child (6-16). Children under 6 are free.

Online sales have now ended. All sales are final. Pets are allowed at the Festival, but must be registered and current on vaccinations. No coolers.

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Nature Photography Walk

nature photography walk

Saturday, September 13, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 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. Included with regular admission.

 

 

 

Summer Solstice Sunrise

Sunday, June 21
5:30 a.m.

Celebrate the longest day of summer at Fort Ancient with a program for morning birds! At dawn, view the archaeoastronomical alignment of the earthworks with the sunrise, and learn its importance to the Fort Ancient and Hopewell cultures.

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