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Delaware Railroads: Elegant Travel and Timely Transport A Seaborne Citizenry: The DeBraak and Its Atlantic World The Zwaanendael Merman




Division welcomes historic-site interpreters, executive housekeeper

New employees help the agency in its efforts to save Delaware history.




Zwaanendael Museum Activities

Tours and other interpretive programs take place throughout normal operating hours. Large groups that are interested in a tour must make reservations in advance by calling the museum at 302-645-1148. Exhibits & Displays First and Second Floor Galleries Delaware Railroads: Elegant Travel and Timely Transport This exhibit utilizes photographs; and posters, tickets, timetables, maps and […]




Zwaanendael Museum

Follow us on: Built in commemoration of Delaware’s first European colony, Swanendael, established by the Dutch in 1631, the museum serves as a showcase for the Lewes area’s maritime, military and social history.




Four new employees join the division

New staff at the Zwaanendael Museum and on the Preservation Maintenance Team




Zwaanendael Maritime Celebration: ‘A Sailor’s Life for Me’ in Lewes, Del. over the 2017 Memorial Day weekend

Event provides visitors with an opportunity to experience seafaring lives of adventure, romance, excitement and hardships, and to honor mariners who made the ultimate sacrifice.




‘Lost off Lewes: The British warship DeBraak’

Tours explore the surviving hull section of this 18th-century shipwreck.




‘Lost Off Lewes: The British Warship DeBraak’

Tours explore the surviving hull section of this 18th-century shipwreck.




‘Wine and Spirits in Delaware: Producing, Preserving, and Presenting’ exhibit closed on Jan. 28, 2017

EXHIBIT CLOSED on Jan. 28, 2017.




Take a seaside vacation—and see where Delaware’s modern history began

Delaware’s Atlantic Ocean resorts offer a wide variety of historical attractions including Swanendael, the site of Delaware’s first European settlement.