Posted by: RasmaSandra | October 14, 2019

Fabulous Fort Wayne

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Fort Wayne is located in northeastern Indiana. The city has much to offer visitors.

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The Fort Wayne Museum of Art or FWMoA exhibit a wide range of mediums in American art. You’ll find over 7,000 paintings, sculptures, and delicate glass. Highlights include Indiana Impressionists, world-famous painters, and artisan glass cutters. The museum also hosts different programs, events, and classes. Every October they have the family-friendly Dia De Los Muertos celebration.

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Parkview Field is home to the TinCaps Minor League Baseball team. The stadium also hosts concerts, fitness festivals, and over 400 non-baseball events. Runners can come to stretch their legs on the track every day. The highlight here is to catch an evening game under the lights.

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The Foellinger Freimann Botanical Conservatory takes you to the tropics. There are three garden areas.

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The Desert Garden with many cacti,

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the Tropical Garden with the koi pond and waterfall

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and the Showcase Garden with rotating exhibits throughout the year as well as a Butterfly Garden in the spring. The botanical garden also offers several classes and programs.

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Headwater Park sits at the confluence of three major rivers. It is a place to relax and enjoy the river surroundings, You can enjoy the Hamilton Sculpture Garden in the park and there is also an open-air pavilion for private events. In the winter you can enjoy skating at the Headwaters Ice Skating Rink. In July this is the place to enjoy the Three River Festival.

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Old Fort was reconstructed to look like the original dating from 1815. It is a great place to have some fun and learn about the history of the area. From Headwater Park it is located across St. Mary’s River. Visitors can explore the grounds, see the interior of the fort and participate in some live-action history. Special events are hosted with costumed characters and guided tours.

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The Arts United Center was designed by world-famous architect Louis Kahn in 1973. This amazing building is home to the Fort Wayne Civic Theater, the Fort Wayne Ballet, the Fort Wayne Dance Collective, and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic. Backstage tours are available.

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On the Arts United campus, you’ll also find the History Center featuring over 28,000 artifacts among them the 1893 City Hall building in which it has found its home. Exhibits tell the regional story from native cultures to 20th-century technological innovations. The center also sponsors tours and events that take place at the Chief Richardville House, a preserved 19th-century residence that was once home to Fort Wayne’s most influential historical figures.

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The Science Center is housed in an old 1908 coal-burning plant. This is a hands-on science museum and among the highlights is the High Rail Bike which teaches kids about gravity.

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Fort Wayne Firefighters Museum is housed in the historic Old Station #3. Visitors can see firefighting relics from the past among them red fire wagons and retired operating systems. On the second floor, visitors can look into the lives and living quarters of modern firefighters.

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Eagle Marsh Nature Preserve sits on the southwest edge of the city.

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It is a natural habitat to different wildlife and ahs over 10 miles of hiking trails to explore wetlands, meadows, prairies, and forests. There are organized runs, public hikes, and naturalist-led explorations.

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The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo has specially themed areas and attractions among them an African Journey Safari Trail, an Australian Adventure River Ride, and the Indonesian Rainforest.

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Among the resident animals, you can see orangutans, lions, kangaroos, Komodo dragons, zebra sharks, and Tasmanian devils,

https://www.planetware.com/tourist-attractions-/fort-wayne-us-in-fw.htm

https://www.visitfortwayne.com/

https://visitindiana.com/

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