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Built in 1732, the New Castle Court House served as Delaware’s first court and state capitol. Here in 1776, New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties declared their independence from Pennsylvania and England creating the Delaware State.
Museum temporary closed until Spring 2022 due to the installation of a fire suppression system.
Street parking is available in downtown New Castle within walking distance of the museum.
The first floor of the court house is accessible to people with disabilities.
Frequently Asked Questions
Hours of Operation
The New Castle Court House Museum is temporary closed until Spring 2022 due to the installation of a fire suppression system.
211 Delaware St.
New Castle, DE 19720
Phone: (302) 323-4453