John Dickinson Plantation

John Dickinson Plantation

Home of John Dickinson, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the Constitution, and "Penman of the Revolution."
Address: 340 Kitts Hummock Road, Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 739-3277
Current Hours:Tuesday-Saturday, 10:30-4:30 p.m.
April-September Sundays, 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.


Johnson Victrola Museum

Johnson Victrola Museum

Phonographs and recordings chronicle the development of the sound-recording industry and the achievements of Victor Talking Machine Co. founder E.R. Johnson.
Address: 375 S. New St., Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 739-3262
Current Hours:
Wednesday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.


New Castle Court House Museum

New Castle Court House Museum

Delaware's first court and state capitol, built in 1732. Here in 1776, Delaware declared its independence from both Pennsylvania and England.
Address: 211 Delaware St., New Castle, DE 19720
Phone: (302) 323-4453
Current Hours:
Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sunday, 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.


The Old State House

The Old State House

Completed in 1791, The Old State House served as Delaware’s capitol during the United States’ critical early years as a nation.
Address: 25 The Green, Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 744-5054
Current Hours:
Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sunday, 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.


Zwaanendael Museum

Zwaanendael Museum

Built in commemoration of Delaware's first European colony, Swanendael, the museum serves as a showcase for Lewes-area maritime, military and social history.
Address: 102 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE 19958
Phone: (302) 645-1148
Current Hours: Nov. 1-March 31,
Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.



Tourism Partners


First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park
Welcome Center and Galleries

Housed in the Delaware Public Archives building, the welcome center features changing exhibits and a rotating display of Delaware's founding documents while also serving as a source of information on local and statewide attractions, events, and activities.