Delaware's 23rd annual Chautauqua, “The I’s Have It: Industry, Innovation, and Invention,” Sept. 9–12, 2021 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
Hours of Operation
Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Hours subject to change.
102 Kings Highway
Lewes, DE 19958
Phone: (302) 645-1148