Do you provide caterer or planning services?
At this time the Delaware Historical Society does not provide catering, event planning or managing services.


Do I need to use a specific caterer?
You are not required to use a specific caterer for your event at the Delaware Historical Society, however, would be glad to provide a list of recommendations if needed.


Where should my guests park?
There are several parking garages within close walking distance to the Delaware Historical Society’s campus.  The rates run from $5.00 an hour and up. Rates should be checked when scheduling your event.


Do you have outside space available to rent?
The Terrace Gardens and Willingtown Square provide unique outdoor entertaining spaces.  Specifications can be found in Capacity & Rentals.


Do I need to sign a waiver or obtain extra insurance?
A contract and waiver are required for renting a space as is additional event insurance, with the Delaware Historical Society named as additional Insured.


How do I check event date availability? 
You can check availability by sending an email with your name, the date of your event, your address and phone number,the type of event and the number of guests expected. 

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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.