This National Historic Landmark Federal mansion is surrounded by one-and-a-half acres of formal gardens. Seasonal adornments make the house an enchanting place to visit throughout the year.
We are always adding information about the Read House's collection to our online catalog, "Ask Caesar" - click here to view.
42 The Strand, New Castle, Delaware 19720 - Directions and parking
Wednesday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
PLEASE NOTE: CLOSED January-March except by appointment (302-322-8411) and school tours.
Closed major holidays - click here to view Society programs, special events, and exhibition listing.
Society Members: Free - click here for to Join the Society!
Adults (over 18) - $7.00
Senior Citizens (over 65), Students (10-21 years old), Military Personnel - $6.00
Youth (under 10 years of age) - FREE
Groups tours: please call (302) 295-3284
Read House & Gardens Garden Volunteer Opportunities
Read House & Gardens volunteers meet bi-weekly on Tuesday evenings to keep the grounds neat and tidy throughout the spring, summer and early fall. Refreshments follow gardening sessions.
Please contact us at 302-655-7161 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details about joining in on the fun.