Fort Ancient



Museum Info

Fort Ancient

6123 St. Rt. 350
Oregonia, Ohio 45054
513–932–4421 or
Fax 513-932-4843


10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday: noon-5:00 p.m.
Closed on Mondays

Please note: Fort Ancient will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday and will reopen during normal hours of operation the following business day.

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


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

Outdoor admission (no Museum access)
Members are always Free!

Managed on behalf of the Ohio History Connection


The Inter Tribal Learning Circle

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
2nd Saturday of each Month

Join in the fun of meeting people and listen to guest speakers who focus on a variety of Native themed topics with food and fellowship in the classroom at the Fort Ancient Museum. The Inter Tribal Learning Circle is in its 21st year of meetings with the purpose of educating the public while sharing knowledge of traditions and customs of people of American Indian descent.

The 2015 Schedule is as follows:
April 11 Native American Planting
May 9 Native American Ceremonies
June 13 Native American Learning Circle Anniversary
July 11

Native American Life Giving Waters

August 8 Native American Food Preservation
September 12 Native American Currency/Trade
October 10 Native American Games and Harvest
November 14 The Importance of Native American Feasts
December 12 Native American Teaching on Why We Gift

Originally founded and sponsored by the Lower Eastern Ohio Mekoce Shawnee in its early years, it has continued to grow with a diversity of people and cultural heritages.

Participants are encouraged arrive between 11:00 and noon, and to bring a covered dish, for a noon lunch. A raffle is conducted each month to raise money in support of the mission of Fort Ancient.

Featured guest speakers discuss their knowledge of Native heritage or craft specialization.