Please check our calendar for special events, closings, holiday hours, current exhibitions at all our sites & more

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

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)

 

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), 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Please Note: The Research Library will be closed May 16, 2020 due to the Wilmington Grand Prix and instead will be open Saturday May, 9. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

(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
copyright 2019

 
 
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.