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Delaware History Museum

504 Market St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: (302) 656-0637
Fax: (302) 655-7844
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The Delaware History Museum is closing on June 14, 2014 for an expected two years to complete renovations for the addition of the Center for African-American Heritage. Please check our website for more information.

Make sure and visit our historic house museum property The Read House & Gardens in Historic Old New Castle just 20 minutes from downtown Wilmington. Visitors can enjoy a full day touring the quaint historic town, visit museums, shops, dine and take a stroll along the Delaware River at Battery Park.

A the Delaware History Museum the Distinctively Delaware interactive exhibition focuses on Delaware's history. Grandma's Attic is a hands-on experience for kids. Gift Shop. Run by the Delaware Historical Society.