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School and Group Tour Directory

Group Tours

Large groups that are interested in a tour must make reservations in advance by calling the First State Heritage Park Reservation Line at (302) 739-9194. A Balancing Act: Delaware and the Constitution Students will participate in and understand the legislative process through participating in an interactive program at The Old State House based on the […]

Plantation Tours

Tours of the plantation enable visitors to compare and contrast lifestyles of the wealthy Dickinson family with those of tenants, poor whites, enslaved individuals and free Blacks residing in Kent County during the 1700s and early 1800s. School tours complement Delaware’s Social Studies Standards. A special thematic demonstration (weaving, hearth cooking, etc.) can be scheduled […]

Johnson Victrola Museum Group Tours

Then and Now at the Johnson Victrola Museum While examining everyday objects, students will learn about the history of recorded sound by comparing and contrasting historical items with their modern counterparts at the Johnson Victrola Museum. Grade Level: Pre-K – 3rdLength of Time: 30 minutes The Man and His Machines Students will examine the history […]

New Castle Court House Museum Group Tours

Visitors to the New Castle Court House Museum learn about Delaware’s colonial and state history, early European settlements, development of the systems of law and government, and the Delaware Underground Railroad right where those events happened. Group tours of 10 or more visitors must make reservation for museum tours in advance by emailing the site […]

Group Tours

Discovering Shipwreck Secrets Throughout the 18th century, Lewes was a port town at the center of international trade. Using the Roosevelt Inlet Shipwreck, archaeological illustration and analysis, students will draw their own conclusions about this history and the ways that archaeologists and shipwreck artifacts can help us better understand the past. Grade Level: Grade 4-5Length […]