Museums of Allen County, Indiana

African / African-American Historical Society Museum

436 East Douglas Avenue.
Open: Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
See African/African-American Historical Museum on Visit Fort Wayne blog.
Museum gets new director Historian takes the lead at African/African American by Dan Stockman published February 5, 2013 in The Journal Gazette newspaper.

See our African-Americans People page.

January 17, 2021 post by the Historical Society Museum of Fort Wayne Indiana on Facebook

It's Past Time to Get Your Tour On! Visit the AAAHSM Museum in Downtown Fort Wayne by AAAHSM - The African/African American Historical Society Museum of Allen County posted November 28, 2013 on YouTube
The African / African American Historical Society Museum, located in downtown Ft. Wayne, is your premier cultural destination in the city, with exhibitions on African & African American histories and cultures.

Castle Gallery Fine Art

1202 West Wayne Street
Fine & Corporate Art in a Residential Setting. Built in 1905 as a wedding present for B. Paul Mossman and his bride, the Castle is of the Richardsonian Romanesque style. Masons gathered granite boulders from fields hundreds of miles away to be used in the construction of this magnificent home which is on the National Register of Historic Places. Copied from the Castle Gallery About page.

See Castle Gallery on Visit Fort Wayne blog.

Fort Wayne Firefighters Museum, Inc.

226 West Washington Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN. 46802
See Fort Wayne Firefighters Museum on Visit Fort Wayne blog and Fort Fire Department page.

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Fort Wayne Museum of Art

311 East Main Street
Fort Wayne
See Fort Wayne Museum of Art on Visit Fort Wayne blog.

The Fort Wayne Museum of Art YouTube by Visit Fort Wayne posted August 12, 2013.

Greater Fort Wayne Aviation Museum

Secured side of the Fort Wayne International Airport terminal, tours are arranged by appointment only two weeks in advance
3801 W. Ferguson Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46809
See The Greater Fort Wayne Aviation Museum by Kayleen R. posted on January 18, 2012 on Visit Fort Wayne blog.

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The History Center

302 East Berry Street
See The History Center on Visit Fort Wayne blog.

The History Center's new exhibit gallery, "Allen County Innovation"  - Todd Maxwell Pelfrey, executive director of The History Center at Barr and Berry streets in downtown Fort Wayne, explains features and artifacts included in the center's new "Allen County Innovation" exhibit, which opened Oct. 10, 2012. for The News-Sentinel Published on October 9, 2012 YouTube.

200 @ 200: Peter Kiser's scrapbook by WANE NewsChannel 15 March 5, 2016 YouTube

The History Center by Access Fort Wayne posted March 1, 2012 on YouTube

The Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum

Formerly 2410 Fairfield Avenue
Websites: kmlfortwayne and and Home site:
Founded 1983
Changing Exhibits
3039 Piqua Avenue
See Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum published November 27, 2011 and Karpeles Manuscript Library Offers Free Viewing of History published August 20, 2014 both by Kayleen R. on the Visit Fort Wayne blog.

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Lincoln Collection

900 Library Plaza - the Allen County Public Library
See The Lincoln Collection at the Allen County Public Library on the Visit Fort Wayne blog.

The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection is a joint venture between the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis and the Allen County Public Library with over 21,000 digital documents online. Some Exhibit items are in Indianapolis with most of the collection available by appointment in Fort Wayne. A Lincoln Collection Facebook post December 10, 2012 states: Researchers and Lincoln enthusiasts of all ages are welcome to visit the Lincoln Library at Allen County Public Library. You can ask to see specific items, or you can take a tour of the collection. Individual and group tours are available. The Lincoln Library is open to the public by appointment from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information or to make an appointment, email

The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection posted April 15, 2015 by The News-Sentinel on YouTube

Railroad Museums

Indiana Railroad Museums Listing railroad museum listings on my Indiana Home published November 20, 2013.

Science Central

1950 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
See Science Central on Visit Fort Wayne blog.

Tour Fort Wayne: Visit Science Central by Visit Fort Wayneposted March 12, 2012 on YouTube

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