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2018 Schedule & Events


The Harold W. Andersen Visitor Center and Museum will be open daily from May 28th through September 3rd, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on the following weekends: May 6th through May 21st and September 9th through October 8th. The Visitor Center requires an admission fee of $2.00 per adult and $1.00 for children under 13 (under 3 is free).

On Living History Weekends, volunteers portray life at the 1820's military fort.  Each event weekend has a different theme and activities planned.  

Interpretive hours from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., is as follows:

 Dates Theme of the Weekend

 October 6th & 7th Washington County Heritage Days  (Click link for their website)
 November 3rd Annual Candlelight Tour (Click link for poster)    
  2019 LIVING HISTORY DATES
May 4th & 5th, 2019          
June 1st & 2nd, 2019 
July 6th & 7th, 2019 
August 3rd & 4th, 2019     
August 31st & Sept 1st, 2019 Military Timeline
October 5th & 6th, 2019  Washington County Heritage Days
November 2nd, 2019 Annual Candlelight Tour

For further information, contact the site at 402-468-5611,  ngpc.fort.atkinson@nebraska.gov , or write to: Ft. Atkinson SHP, PO Box 240, Ft. Calhoun, NE  68023-0240.  

A valid NE State Park Permit is required.

CLICK HERE to see a full schedule of all 2018 planned events to be held at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park.