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Featured this fall at Read House & Gardens

“The New Tour”

 

Saturdays & Sundays
11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

See the Read House in a different light with our brand-new interior tour experience. You’ll discover complex layers of history hidden in the architecture and furnishings of this stunning National Historic Landmark—history that continues to inspire.

LIT for the Holidays

Celebrate the magic of the holidays with new art installations and a fireside drink in our beautiful historic gardens!

 

Saturday, December 11
4:30-7:30 pm

A modern holiday tradition continues with brand-new installations by 10 artists from across the country—all here in one of America’s quaintest historic towns.

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Our Collections

The Delaware Historical Society holds the nation’s largest privately held collection of material relating to Delaware history with approximately 3 million items in its library and museum collections.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

LIT for the Holidays

Read House & Gardens 42 The Strand, New Castle, DE

Celebrate the magic of the holidays with new art installations and a fireside drink in our beautiful historic gardens!   Purchase Tickets Below   A modern holiday tradition continues with […]

$10 – $30