Division’s museums now open for tours by appointment. More Info
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.
The museum is open to the public and admission is free. Donations are accepted.
Street parking is available in downtown Lewes within walking distance of the museum.
The first floor of the museum is wheelchair accessible.
Phase II Reopening FAQ
Hours of Operation – Phase II Reopening
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday – Tours at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
All days and times by advance reservations only
Call 302-645-1148 for a reservation
Closed on state holidays with the exception of July 4th and Labor Day. Hours subject to change.
102 Kings Highway
Lewes, DE 19958
Phone: (302) 645-1148