Grand Opening of the Delaware History Museum and the New Center for African American Heritage

  • October 1, 2016
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
504 N. Market St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Admission: FREE

The Delaware Historical Society is proud to announce the grand opening of the Delaware History Museum and the new Center for African American Heritage with a historic block party celebration. The grand opening kicks off with a ribbon cutting followed by fun and educational programs and activities inside the museum and performances on North Market Street. The day will include family-friendly fun, tours of the new museum, performances, food trucks, music, and much more!  Inside the Museum, the new innovative exhibition, Delaware: One State, Many Stories, presents an overview of the history of Delaware and visitors can expect to enjoy interpretations that include well-known aspects of our state’s history plus original stories that will be new to most visitors.

The Delaware History Museum and the Center for African American Heritage have been made possible thanks to the generosity of several donors including the City of Wilmington, DuPont, Mr. G. Stewart Hoagland, and many more. 

Confirmed performers and activities include the Sussex Tech "Raven Nation" Marching Band, the Twin Poets, 93.7 WSTW, Rolling Revolution food trucks, UDairy Creamery's MooMobile, Sankofa African Dance Company, D Sharps acapella group, voting rights educational activity, face painting and more. Stay tuned for more details about the grand reopening celebration as the date approaches. 

Image: © 2015 Todd Mason, Halkin | Mason Photography LLC

Grand Opening of the Delaware History Museum and the New Center for African American Heritage
Grand Opening of the Delaware History Museum and the New Center for African American Heritage
  • 504 N. Market St.
  • Wilmington, DE 19801
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The Delaware Historical Society is proud to announce the grand opening of the Delaware History Museum and the new Center for African American Heritage with a historic block party celebration. The