Admission & Hours

Hours of Operation

Fort Meigs will open for the 2022 season on Friday, April 1.

From April through October, visitors can take guided or self-guided tours of the fort and museum. Historical interpreters, dressed in period clothing, are on hand to provide all kinds of historic  demonstrations, discuss the history of the fort, and answer any questions. Come discover a part of Ohio history you never knew was here!

Admission Rates

General Admission

  • Adults – $10.00
  • Seniors (60+) – $8.00
  • Students – $5.00
  • Age 5 & Under – FREE
  • Ohio History Connection members – FREE
  • Reduced rates available November – March

Special Event Admission

Rates vary. Please call for details.

1-800-283-8916

School Tour Admission

  • Students – $3.00
  • Chaperones – $5.00
  • Teachers – FREE

Group Rates & Discounts

  • Group rates & discounts available. Please call for details.

Regular Hours

April 1 – October 31, 2022

Hours for reconstructed fort and Visitor Center & Museum:

  • Wednesday – Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Closed Mondays and Tuesday

The Fort offers daily guided tours at 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

November 1, 2022 – March 31, 2023

The reconstructed fort is CLOSED during these months.

Visitor Center & Museum Hours:

  • Wednesday – Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Closed Mondays and Tuesdays

Holidays

  • Closed holidays except Memorial Day & Independence Day.
  • Holiday hours vary. Please call (800) 283-8916 for holiday hours.

"This day the Detachment from fort Defyance [sic] with 7 boats loaded with flour returned. John Vanderhorst departed this life about 4 PM and buried this evening."

~ Anonymous Private
Simonton's Co., Ohio Militia
June 19, 1813

Photo credit: Weaver