Plan Your Visit

Located just moments from I- 77 in Bolivar, Ohio, Fort Laurens is a must-see destination for anyone with a thirst for history. Home of the Fort Laurens Museum, a park area, two picnic shelters, and a trailhead for the Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail, this site is a nice addition to any day trip to the area. Its location is convenient to nearby Historic Zoar Village as well as shops, restaurants, museums, theaters, gardens, and wineries. There is something for everyone in your family to enjoy.

May:                   Sat. 11-4; Sun. 12-4
June-Aug.:         Wed.-Sat. 11-4; Sun. 12-4
Sept.:                  Fri.-Sat. 11-4; Sun. 12-4
Oct.:                   Sat. 11-4; Sun. 12-4
Nov.-April:         CLOSED

See our Special Events Calendar for upcoming Speaker Series presentations and other events.

Fort Laurens Museum Admission: $5/adult (18+); $3/child (5-17)

Combo Tickets for Fort Laurens Museum and Historic Zoar Village are available: $10/adult (18+); $5/child (5-17), Combo tickets can be purchased as both Fort Laurens and the Historic Zoar Village Visitors Center.

Free Admission for Active Duty Military and Families (Memorial Day – Labor Day)
Fort Laurens Museum is a Blue Star Museum and admits all military personnel and up to five family members for free. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration of the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and over 2,000 museums across America that offer free admission to our nation’s active military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserve, and their families from Memorial Day to Labor Day.