Fort Delaware

  • Pea Patch Island
  • 45 Clinton St.
  • Delaware City, DE 19706
  • Phone: (302) 834-7941

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Moated Civil War Fort, on the Delaware River, with award-winning living history program. Select hours. Closed Jan-Mar and in rough weather due to ferry ride.

Attraction Information
  • Distance from Downtown Wilmington: 12
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  • Hours of operation: Weekends and Holidays: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Paranormal times vary, please see schedule.
  • Seasonal hours: Fort Delaware is open the first three Saturdays in May. From Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend they are open on weekends and holidays. From Mid-June through Labor Day, Fort Delaware is open Wednesday through Sunday. After Labor Day, the Fort is closed for the season except for school groups, bus tours and ghost and paranormal tours. Hours of operation are 10AM-5:30 pm and the last boat to the island leaves at 4PM from Delaware City.
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