Rotating exhibitions at the Delaware History Museum, Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage Gallery, Old Town HallResearch Library, and Willingtown Square Gallery in Wilmington and the Read House & Gardens in New Castle explore significant topics in Delaware history.

Delaware History Museum, DeWees/Thronson Foundations Gallery:

The First State at the Front: WWl and the Road to Victorious Peace
through November, 2018

Wednesday - Saturday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
504 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801

Commemorating the centennial of World War I and explores Delaware’s participation, offering visitors a window to the experiences and sacrifices of Delawareans on both the warfront and homefront. Details. 

Read House & Gardens

Out with the Old, In with the New: New Year's at the 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.
Now through December 31, 2017
42 The Strand, New Castle, DE 19801 / 302-322-8411

Discover the history of New Year’s, how traditions have changed over time, and how people celebrate New Year’s around the world. Make New Year’s calls with the Read family, celebrate Chinese New Year’s with the Couper family, attend a New Year’s bash with the Laird family, and more. Additionally, in the week between Christmas and New Year’s enjoy special treats, a selfie station, and a New Year’s craft.


Willingtown Square Gallery:

Looking Back, Moving Foward  150 Years at the Delaware Historical Society
Monday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., Tuesday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
505 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801

     A look at 150 years of Society history through words, objects and images. Details.

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

(302) 655-7161
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.