I was so impressed with all of the things to do in Fort Wayne, Indiana during my visit. Visitors of all ages can find something fun to do! Check out a show, enjoy a great meal or just wander and enjoy the amazing art that is found all over the city.
These are a few of our favorite things to do in Fort Wayne Indiana!
Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is consistently named one of the top 10 zoos in the nation. They are celebrating their 50th season this year! The zoo is the perfect way to spend the day as a family. Check out the new sting ray exhibit, baby orangutang, and so much more! The zoo is open from April 25-October 11, 2015 from 9 am to 5 pm. Check out the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo website for more info!
Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory
Easily accessible from downtown Fort Wayne the Botanical Conservatory is the perfect place to relax for a few hours. There are seasonal displays, four outdoor gardens, a tropical garden and more! There is an educational kids area perfect for learning more about biodiversity and our plant life. You can find out more by checking out the Botanical Conservatory website.
Fun for all ages can be found at Science Central! Explore over 120 exhibits that are hands-on and educational. Watch the world rotate at the Science on a Sphere exhibit. Kids and adults will have a great time learning about science at Science Central. You can find out more by checking out the Science Central Website.
Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Fort Wayne is an art town! From the 50 bike rack installations to the Fort Wayne Museum of Art you can find art on every corner of Fort Wayne. The Museum of Art features a gorgeous glass display in the summer, an outdoor sculpture area, and more. They have a diverse span of art from contemporary to historical art. You can find out more by checking out the Fort Wayne Museum of Art website.
Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center
Ok, I am guessing you didn’t expect me to list a library as a thing to do, but it really is! If you have even a glimmer of interest in researching your family genealogy this is the place to go!
Fort Wayne Firefighter’s Museum
We didn’t have the chance to visit the Firefighters museum during our visit but it looked really great! Located in historic Engine House No. 3 the museum showcases artifacts used by Fort Wayne’s earliest firefighters. Two stories of equipment and photos from 160 years of fire fighting in Fort Wayne. You can find our more by checking out the Fort Wayne Firefighter’s Museum website.
Go on a hunt for all 50 sculptural bike racks located around Fort Wayne
You can grab a map at the Fort Wayne visitor center and go on a hunt for all of the amazing bike racks around town.
Visit the Embassy Theatre for a show
Check out Broadway at the Embassy or a concert at the Embassy theatre. This historic theater was built in 1928. To find out more check out the Embassy Theater website.
To learn more about things to do in Fort Wayne check out the Visit Fort Wayne website or stop by their visitor center located at 927 S. Harrison Street in downtown Fort Wayne. Visit Fort Wayne also has a mobile site that is great for accessing from your phone while in town. Check out the current city calendar, hotel packages, coupons and so much more!
We visited Fort Wayne during a hosted press trip. All opinions expressed are our own.