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Read House & Gardens will be closed in February 2020 except by reservation. To schedule a visit for February, please contact us at (302) 322-8411 or Otherwise, we will resume normal operation on March 4, 2020.

The Research Library will be closed on May 16, 2020 due to the Wilmington Grand Prix and instead will be open Saturday May, 9.
We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Listen to a remix of "Our Delaware," the official state song of Delaware as of 1925, by Vince Comegys-Davis, Executive Director of Street Xpressions Dance & Art Academy


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Delaware History Museum   |  Mitchell Center for African American Heritage   |   Old Town Hall   |   Research Library   |   Willingtown Square    |   Read House & Gardens  

(302) 655-7161
505 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
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The Delaware Historical Society is the statewide, non-profit organization that explores, preserves, shares, and promotes Delaware history, heritage, and culture to strengthen our community.