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 DHS Research Library will operate on a modified summer schedule through September 14, 2018 to accommodate new leadership and restructuring. Library staff will continue to assist visitors and provide reference, image reproduction, and research services during this time. We appreciate your interest, and look forward to resuming our regular hours in the fall.

2018 Research Library Summer Hours:
Monday, 11:00 am. - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday - CLOSED
Thursday, Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Open the third Saturday of each month, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
(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.