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 currently closed for major renovations and expansion. The anticipated re-opening in March 2016 will include the new Center for African American Heritage. For more information on the improvements please visit Doing research? Visit the Research Library, across the street from the museum and still open during construction! For more information, directions and hours please visit Also make sure to visit the historical society’s historic house museum, the Read House & Gardens in Historic Old New Castle just 20 minutes from downtown Wilmington.

Attraction Information
  • Banquet/Reception 15+ space:
  • Group tour friendly:
  • Handicapped accessible:
  • Meeting/Banquet Space Available:
  • Hours of operation: The Delaware History Museum is open Wednesday-Friday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.