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Air Mobility Command Museum

Dover, Delaware

Exhibits in this museum range in topic from the Berlin Airlift to the Korean War to air...
Allee House

Smyrna, Delaware

According to tradition, the Allee House was built about 1753 by Abraham Allee, the son of...
Barratt's Chapel and Museum

Frederica, Delaware

Under the direction of John Wesley after the American Revolutionary War, Thomas Coke and...
Biggs Museum Of American Art

Dover, Delaware

Established in 1993, the Sewell C. Biggs Museum of American Art Museum houses one of the...
Buena Vista

New Castle, Delaware

The main section of Buena Vista was built between 1845 and 1847 by John M. Clayton,...
Cooch's Bridge

Newark, Delaware

This was the site of the only Revolutionary War battle fought in Delaware. On September 3...
Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village

Dover, Delaware

The Delaware Agricultural Museum Association was formed by a group of people dedicated to...
Delaware Archaeology Museum

Dover, Delaware

Exhibited artifacts here range from arrowheads, ceramics, and other stone and bone tools...
Delaware History Museum

Wilmington, Delaware

In 1998, the Delaware History Museum opened Distinctively Delaware, the first...
Delaware Public Archives

Dover, Delaware

The Delaware Public Archives is one of the oldest public archives programs in the country...
Delaware State Police Museum

Dover, Delaware

Visitors here can see the historical vehicles, uniforms, and patches of the Delaware...
Discover Sea Shipwreck Museum

Fenwick Island, Delaware

Discoveries from the Sea Shipwreck Museum was founded with the goal of recovering and...
First State Heritage Park

Dover, Delaware

Established by Governor Ruth Ann Minner in 2004, The First State Heritage Park represents...
Fort Delaware State Park

Delaware City, Delaware

Established as a Delaware State Park in 1951, Fort Delaware State Park is on an island...
Friends Of Auburn Heights Preserve

Yorklyn, Delaware

The Friends of Auburn Heights Preserve Inc. and the smaller team of mechanics who operate...
Golden Fleece Tavern

Dover, Delaware

On December 17, 1787, Delaware ratified the Constitution at the Golden Fleece Tavern,...
Governor Ross Mansion And Plantation

Seaford, Delaware

This home belonged to William Henry Harrison Ross, who was the Governor of Delaware from...
Greenbank Mill

Wilmington, Delaware

The first mill at Greenbank was reportedly called the Swede's Mill dating from 1677. Not...
Hagley Museum And Library

Wilmington, Delaware

Hagley houses an important collection of manuscripts, photographs, books, and pamphlets...
Hale Byrnes House

Newark, Delaware

Once the site of a war council that included Washington and Lafayette, this house played...
Hendrickson House Museum

Wilmington, Delaware

Hendrickson House, built in 1690 near Crum Creek in Pennsylvania and was moved to its...
Historic Odessa Foundation

Odessa, Delaware

The Historic Houses of Odessa offers guided tours all year long of five historic houses...
Historical Society Of Delaware

Wilmington, Delaware

The Delaware History Center dominates the 500 block of Market Street Mall in downtown...
Indian River Life Saving Station

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

The station was built in 1876 for use by the United States Lifesaving Service, a...
Iron Hill Museum

Newark, Delaware

The Delaware Academy of Science operates this museum of local history housed in a former...
John Dickinson Plantation

Dover, Delaware

It was January 18, 1740 when Samuel Dickinson, a wealthy Quaker tobacco planter and...
Johnson Victrola Musuem

Dover, Delaware

In 1967, a memorial to E.R. Johnson was created by the inventor's family and the State of...
Legislative Hall

Dover, Delaware

The building is a Georgian Revival colonial structure of handmade brick and it has an...
Lewes Historical Society Historic Complex Museums

Lewes, Delaware

The Society's museums include 12 historic properties, nine of which are located at the...
Lightship Overfalls

Lewes, Delaware

The Lightship "Overfalls" was the last lightship built by the United States...
Middletown Historical Society

Middletown, Delaware

Since its founding in 1985, the Society has hosted house tours in Middletown, as well as...
Milton Historical Society

Milton, Delaware

Discover Milton’s history: explore daily life through four centuries of photos,...
Museum Of Small Town Life

Dover, Delaware

The museum's interior represents a late 19th century main street featuring five shops...
Nanticoke Indian Museum

Millsboro, Delaware

The museum stores many of the artifacts that give a glimpse into the history of the...
Nemours Mansion And Gardens

Wilmington, Delaware

Located on the grounds of the renowned Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in...
New Castle Court House Museum

New Castle, Delaware

The original, central section of the building was constructed in 1732 over the remains of...
New Castle Historical Society

New Castle, Delaware

The Dutch House is a small 17th century, in which visitors will find a pewter set, an...
Nutter D. Marvel Carriage Museum

Georgetown, Delaware

There are many historic buildings on the museum grounds such as the Ellis School, a one...
Old Town Hall

Wilmington, Delaware

This Federal-style structure housed the city's meeting chambers, offices and jail and...
Read House And Gardens

New Castle, Delaware

Built in 1801 by the son of one of Delaware's signers of the Declaration of Independence...
Rockwood Mansion And Gardens

Wilmington, Delaware

The Mansion, built between 1851-1854, is an excellent example of Rural Gothic Revival...
Seaford Museum

Seaford, Delaware

A visit through the Seaford Museum begins with the Nanticoke Indians who used poisoned...
Treasures Of The Sea Exhibit

Georgetown, Delaware

On September 6, 1622, two Spanish ships, the galleon Nuestra Senora de Atocha and its...
Willingtown Square

Wilmington, Delaware

In 1976 these buildings were moved to the 500 block of Market Street from various sites...
Winterthur

Winterthur, Delaware

In the early 20th century, H. F. du Pont and his father, Henry Algernon du Pont, designed...
Woodburn

Dover, Delaware

Historians credit Woodburn's historical importance as much to the home's architecture as...
Zwaanendael Museum

Lewes, Delaware

The Zwaanendael Museum was built in 1931 to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the...