Yes, all visitors and staff must properly wear a cloth face covering at all times while at the museum. Everyone must keep a proper distance of at least six feet from everyone in the building that is not a part of their household. Please follow the instructions of museum staff members, especially when entering and exiting the building. Please do not touch anything in the museum unless it is absolutely necessary.
The maximum number of people that can be on a tour is six. All of the people on the tour must be from the same household. Friends or family from other households must make a separate reservation for a different tour time.
We are considering one household to consist of people who have been living together during the lockdown. You do not have to be related to be considered part of the same household. Family members who live in separate locations do not count as one household.
The museum highlights the life and achievements of Delaware’s native son, Eldridge Reeves Johnson, founder of the Victor Talking Machine Company and a pioneer in the development of the sound-recording industry.
375 S. New St. Dover, DE 19904
Phone: (302) 739-3262 Group tour reservations: (302) 739-9194
Hours of Operation - Phase II Reopening
Thursday, Friday & Saturday – Self-guided tours at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. & 2 p.m. All days and times by advance registration only Call 302-744-5054 for a reservation
Free parking is available in our adjacent parking lot.
The first floor of the museum is accessible to people with disabilities.
To schedule a tour, please contact the First State Heritage Park Reservation Line at (302) 739-9194. Go to the following for information on group tours for students.