The Dr. James Ford Historic Home welcomes tour groups, large and small, any day during the week. The home offers a look at life in Wabash during the mid-1800s with exhibits that share information on family life, Dr. Ford’s participation in the Civil War, dining and etiquette, household tasks, and historic preservation.

Regular Hours

April - Dec. Fri. & Sat. 11 am to 4 pm.

Appointments can be made year round Tues. through Sat. Appointments must be made 24 hours in advance. Call 260.563.8686 or email


Regular Admission

$4 for adults

Free for ages 12 and under

Group Admission

We encourage groups of 15 or more to make reservations at least two weeks in advance. Please allow 1 to 1.5 hours for a tour of the home, garden, and carriage house. Group rates: Groups: $3 adults, free for 12 and under. 

Annual Memberships

Individual: $25
Family (includes grandparents/grandchildren) $45

Gift Shop

Our gift shop features special treasures for all ages. Some Merchandise features local artists.  Learn more

Guided Tours

The Dr. Ford Home is available for guided tours Tues.-Sat.

Schedule a school field trip

Request a guided tour

Dr. James Ford Historic Home
177 W. Hill St.
Wabash IN 46992
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