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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price, other than the current year park sticker, to attend a Living History weekend? 
There are no other fees to tour the Fort grounds other than the NE Park Sticker.  If you wish to tour the Visitor's Center/Museum and watch the video there is  an admission fee of $2.00 per adult and $1.00 for children under 13 (under 3 is free).

Is there camping near by?   
There are several camping areas in the surrounding area. There are a variety of features available at the sites available.  The below link to a Google search should show you several options. https://www.google.com/#q=camping+areas+near+Fort+Calhoun+nebraska&rflfq=1&tbm=lcl

Where are there places to eat in Fort Calhoun?  
There are a couple local bar and grill type restaurants in Ft Calhoun. One is called The Rustic the other is The Longhorn. 

Is the Fort wheelchair accessible?  
The park does have wheelchair accessible restrooms and most of the interpretive areas are also wheelchair accessible.

What are your rules concerning photography/video in and around the fort? 

Is there any thing to see and do when there are no Living History events?
The static displays in the southwest quadrant are open as well as the Visitor's Center/Museum. Occasionally there may be a volunteer there working on their area and they are always happy to stop and chat.

Are dogs allowed?  
Dogs are allowed so long as they are kept on a 6' leash or less, and they are cleaned up after.

Who do I talk to about holding a personal event/wedding at the Fort? 
Call the park and speak to the Park Superintendent, Jason Grof. The phone number for the Visitors' Center is (402) 468-5611 or email him at jason.grof@nebraska.gov . 

Do you provide opportunities for school or group field trips? 
We welcome field trips for children any age. For information on arranging a field trip please contact the park Visitors' Center at (402) 468-5611 and speak with the Park Superintendent, Jason Grof. If he is unavailable you can reach him by email at jason.grof@nebraska.gov .

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