Plan Your Visit
The Delaware Historical Society Research Library will be closed to the public from January 3-February 3, 2023 for window replacement and renovation of the library façade and interior vestibule. Please contact email@example.com with any research inquires during this time and check back often for updates on additional intermittent closures as this exciting work progresses.
Plan your visit to the Delaware Historical Society today!
Directions and Parking
504 and 505 N Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
- Delaware History Museum
- Old Town Hall
- Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage
- Research Library
- Willingtown Square
To find directions using a GPS navigation app, please use the address of where you plan to park.
Parking is available on the street and in the Renaissance Center Garage.
The Delaware History Museum, Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage, and Old Town Hall are at 504 North Market Street, under the arch. The Research Library and Willingtown Square are at 505 North Market Street. The entrance to the Research Library is through Willingtown Square.
Limited metered parking is available within walking distance of the museum. Nearby Colonial Parking Lots No. 43 and 50 are available for free after 5:00 pm and on weekends.
Please note there are two (2) meters designated for handicapped parking on each side of Market Street between 5th and 6th Streets.
Renaissance Center Garage
401 King Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
$13 per day
Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-12 a.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-1 a.m.
Read House & Gardens
42 the Strand, New Castle, Delaware 19720
To find directions using a GPS navigation app, please use the following address:
42 the Strand, New Castle, DE 19720
If arriving by car, parking is free and available along the Strand and throughout Historic New Castle.
If you are coming by bus, your group must load/unload at the bus loading zone at the southeast corner of 2nd and Harmony Streets. The bus may then park in the lot on 4th and Chestnut Streets. Buses are not permitted on the Strand for any reason.
For more information, visit readhouseandgardens.org .
Nearby Points of Interest
Between May and September, you can visit the Delaware Historical Society and the Read House & Gardens, plus ten of the most popular attractions in the Brandywine valley, for a discounted price with the Brandywine Treasure Trail Passport !