Closing early Friday, December 16, 2016

Fort Meigs will close at 1:00 p.m. for a staff Christmas party. See all the Winter 2016 Holiday Hours.

Fort Meigs

Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield

Activities & Special Events

2016 Schedule

December 11

2017 Special Events & Activities

January 29 & February 26

March 4-5

May 27-28

July 15-16

September 30

Candle Making Workshop explosion shape the word NEW

October 20-21 & 27-28

November 18-19

December 10

A band of musick [sic] this evening drew the attention of the fort. It was composed of a drum, two flutes, two cornets and a lyre.

~ Anonymous Private
Simonton's Co., Ohio Militia
June 6, 1813

Historical Interpreters

Historical Interpreters, dressed in period attire, are available to answer questions, offer weapon demonstrations, and discuss the history of Fort Meigs and its role within the War of 1812.

Interpreters' schedule: *

  • 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday - Sunday in April
  • Daily from May - October

* Weather permitting. Offered to the general public when not conducting tours.

Fort Meigs Military History Roundtable

Meets the third Thursday of most months at 7:30 p.m. in the Fort Meigs Visitor Center

Join the Fort Meigs Military History Roundtable as guest speakers discuss various aspects military history. Lectures are free and open to the public.

View the FMMHR speaker schedule.