Senior discounts are an American tradition. As a nation, we respect everyone who has reached a certain age for the experience and years of knowledge they possess. Read on to learn about 10 Fort Wayne destinations that are proud to show how they respect seniors with a well-deserved senior discount.
It’s a family-owned winery that provides a fun time for wine lovers. Open 7 days a week and just 15 minutes north of Fort Wayne on Highway 3, Lima Road. Free tours on Saturdays, every hour from 12 noon until 6 pm.
2. Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
Your grandchildren will love the over 40 acres of animals, fun rides, and wonderfully landscaped grounds. Check out the African Journey, featuring lions, hyenas, and monkeys. You can even feed the giraffes.
3. DeBrand Fine Chocolates Tours
Tours start with a video, tasty samplings and a look into the DeBrand Kitchens and then end in the pretty DeBrand Chocolate Shop. Visit DeBrand’s wonderful corporate headquarters to see their chocolatiers at work. Seniors always receive a discount.
4. Moose Lake Christian Craft Village
The Moose Lake Christian Craft Village has things for the entire family with unique handmade artistry, cabin bed and breakfast, 5-acre lake stocked with over 20,000 fish, the beautiful Moose Lake for sunning, swimming, fishing, kayaking, paddle boats, canoes, hydro peddlers, even bicycles that ride on the water.
5. Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory
Immerse yourself in nature at an oasis in the center of downtown Fort Wayne. Examine lush plant displays, the four outside gardens, and the Tropical Garden with orchids, palms, and a waterfall as well as the Sonoran Desert Garden. Seniors are always welcome.
6. Science Central
Seniors will love exploring the 200 permanent hands-on exhibits and the national touring exhibitions. Find fun and educational items in the Gift Shop. School Year Hours: Wed-Fri, 10am-4pm; Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, 12-5pm. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Summer Hours: Tues. - Sat. 10am-5pm; Sun, 12-5pm.
7. Old Fort
Enjoy strolling through the sights and sounds of a bygone era. At the Historic Old Fort; history is brought to life with hands-on demonstrations and live reenactments. Period-specific events range from the 1700s through the Civil War Era.
8. Allen County Courthouse
This is a national historic landmark. The restored Allen County Courthouse has wonderful art glass, handsome murals and complex, patterned tile floors. Look at one of the finest examples of Beaux Arts architecture in Indiana.
9. Artlink Gallery
Artlink Gallery is a non-profit art gallery and resource center. It’s located downtown in the heart of the Auer Center Arts Campus. Artlink provides a range of art exhibitions and programming from talks to live storytelling events.
10. Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum
The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum is where the world’s greatest cars of yesterday are displayed. There are over 120 classic, antique, vintage and special interest cars displayed with other car-related exhibits on three floors. Senior discounts every day.
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