The Read House & Gardens will be closed Wednesday, November 20th in the morning for a private event. We will resume tours on the hour at 1:00 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to seeing you that afternoon. 

 

 

Please check our calendar for Special Events, closings, holiday hours, 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
504 N. Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801


Delaware History Museum

Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage

Old Town Hall

Starting November 1st, Wednesday - Sunday, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
(302) 656-0637
504 Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801

Historical Society Members: Free (click here to join)
Children, Students (with ID), and Teachers (with ID): FREE
Adults (over 18): $8.00
Seniors (65+)/Military: $7.00
Admission is waived for everyone the first Friday of each month.
Click here for a full Society calendar including the Delaware History Museum.


Read House & Gardens (non-holiday hours)

 

The Read House & Gardens will be closed Wednesday, November 20th in the morning for a private event. We will resume tours on the hour at 1:00 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to seeing you that afternoon.

PLEASE NOTE: CLOSED February 2020 except by appointment.


Starting November 1st, Wednesday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Guided tours on the hour. Last tour begins at 3 p.m.

(302) 322-8411
42 The Strand, New Castle, Delaware 19720

Fee:
Historical Society Members: Free (click here to join)
Children, Students (with ID), and Teachers (with ID): FREE
Adults (over 18): $8.00
Seniors (65+)/Military: $7.00
Group Tours: (302) 295-3284 or RHinfo@dehistory.org


Research Library

Monday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Tuesday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Closed
Thursday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Open third Saturday of the month (except December)

 

(Click here for Society calendar, including open research Saturdays.)

(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.

 

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

(302) 655-7161  deinfo@dehistory.org
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.