Please check our calendar for Special Events, closings, current exhibitions at all our sites & more - click here!

Administrative Office and Willingtown Square (non-holiday hours)

Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(302) 655-7161
505 N. Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801


Delaware History Museum

Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage

Old Town Hall

Wednesday - Saturday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(302) 656-0637
504 Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801

Historical Society Members: Free (click here to join)
Adults (over 18): $6.00
Seniors (65+)/Military/Student (with I.D.): $5.00
Children (3-18): $4.00 (2 & under free)
Admission is waived the first Friday of each month.

Click here for a full Society calendar including the Delaware History Museum.


Read House & Gardens

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
42 The Strand, New Castle, Delaware 19720

Fee:
Society Members: Free! Not a member yet?
Join Us! and visit as often as you like!
Adults (over 18) - $7.00
Senior Citizens (over 65), Students (10-21 years old), Military Personnel - $6.00
Under 10 years of age - FREE
Group Tours: please call (302) 295-3284.


Research Library

Please note: The Delaware Historical Society Research Library will be closed From December 22, 2017 through Friday, March 2, 2018 for maintenance and special projects. While staff are unable to accept online research requests during this period, researchers can access our online catalog, Ask Caesar. For your convenience, the library will remain open at the following times:

Mondays - 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 20 - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 17- 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Thank you for your patience and continued interest in the Delaware Historical Society.  Our library staff looks forward to serving you when we resume normal operating hours (listed below) on Monday, March 5, 2018.

Monday, 11:00 am. - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday - CLOSED
Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open the third Saturday of each month, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (with the exception of December).


(302) 655-7161
505 N. Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801
No fee for use, but charge for  
photocopies, digital copies, photo reproductions, etc. click here for specifics.

 

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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.