Group Tours

The Delaware Historical Society's Wilmington campus and Read House & Gardens are ideal for group tours.
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Between the Rivers, Walking Tours of Wilmington's Historic District, reserved guided tours of Wilmington's historic Market Street.

The Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage was named in honor of two Delawareans who worked tirelessly for civil rights for the disenfranchised. The Mitchell Center collects, preserves, and presents for public enrichment the history and heritage of Delaware's African Americans. To schedule a group tour, please call (302) 295-2388.

The Delaware History Museum was originally a Woolworth's Department Store, the building has been transformed into the Delaware History Museum and the Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage. It features the permanent exhibition, Delaware: One State, Many Stories, rotating exhibitions, classroom, and meeting space. To schedule a group tour, please call (302) 295-2388.

Wilmington's Old Town Hall, constructed in 1798, is also open to groups by special appointment. It served as the center of political and social activities during the early nineteenth century. 

The Read House & Gardens in historic New Castle, is a federal mansion surrounded by one-and-a-half acres of formal gardens. Seasonal adornments make the house an enchanting place to visit throughout the year. To schedule a tour, please call 302-295-3284 or email 

Please click here for information on the Society's current exhibitions.

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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