To limit the spread of coronavirus, Delaware Historical Society sites are temporarily closed. Enjoy our virtual programs, which can be found on the calendar. The Read House & Gardens is open limited hours for walking tours and the gardens are open Thursday–Sunday, 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. We look forward to welcoming everyone back soon!



Plan your Visit to the Delaware Historical Society.

Whether traveling on foot, by train, plane or automobile, find the information you need to visit the Delaware History Museum, Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage, Research Library, Old Town Hall, and Willingtown Square on our Wilmington Campus or the Read House & Gardens in historic New Castle, Delaware.

Periodically, the Delaware Historical Society takes photographs and video of visitors and activities for use in promotional and editorial materials. Upon entering Delaware Historical Society premises, you grant the Delaware Historical Society permission to film and photograph you and your dependents. Further, you grant the Delaware Historical Society all rights to use the photographs and video for educational, promotional, advertising, and other purposes which advance the mission of the Delaware Historical Society. The Delaware Historical Society owns the rights to the photographs and video.


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

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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.