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

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!

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Special Events

24th Annual Fort Ancient Celebration: A Gathering of Four Directions

Saturday, June 7, 2014
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 8, 2014
11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Experience one of the premier Native American-themed educational events in the region!  Enjoy Native flute music and drumming, and view up to 100 dancers in full regalia. View demonstrations by silversmiths and flints knappers, or participate in dream catcher workshops and walk through an 18th century camp.

Hear expert storytellers ply their trade, or sit in on presentations by herb and Native heritage experts. Get in on the fun with crafts, games, tomahawk-throwing, archery, and prehistoric garden tours with the Master Gardeners.

General Admission: Adult/$9.00, Youth/$6.00
DSNH/OHS Members: Adult/$6, Youth/$4.00
Two-Day Pass: Adult/$12.00, Youth/$8.00

Sponsored by: P&G, Brickman, and Local 12 WKRC.

*No firearms, politics, drugs or alcohol permitted. Sorry, no walk-in drums.

2014 Fort Ancient Bluegrass Festival

Saturday, September 20, 2014
11:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

High atop a bluff overlooking the Little Miami River, the Fort Ancient Bluegrass Festival will fill the 2,000-year-old earthworks with the sounds of American roots music.  This day-to-dusk music festival will offer great entertainment, craft beer, food and artisan vendors.

Online registration begins Monday, August 25. All sales are final.


  Find us on Facebook to see images from last year's Festival and get updates on the 2013 event!


Past Events


Archaeology Day

Saturday, June 1
noon – 4:00 p.m.
Use an atlatl to throw a spear, participate in a rousing game of double ball, dress up in 18th century regalia, or simply touch an artifact that is 5000 years old, as knowledgable staff and volunteers guide your Archaeology Day experience. Take advantage of a unique opportunity to visit an active archaeological excavation at the Moorehead Circle, as the Wright State University Field School conducts its annual dig. Included with regular admission.

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