There are welcome centers at each of the seven sites where you can learn about available tours and programs, and get your passport books stamped. Please visit the "Directions" page below to get the other physical addresses.
The closest locations to purchase an interagency pass are:
In addition, please refer to this link for locations across the country to purchase interagency passes.
There are seven sites throughout the state that collectively tell First State National Historical Park's story, and can be visited in any order. Currently, the park does not have one, central visitor center. However, each site has some type of welcome center where you will receive informaiton about the site and available tours.
With seven sites spread throughout the entire state of Delaware First State National Historical Park (NHP) has much to offer history buffs, and nature enthusiasts alike! Most of our sites are managed and interpreted by our partners, so please make sure you check the" Operating Hours & Seasons" page prior to visiting. Each of our sites has specific seasonal events that is found on our "Calendar" page.
Laws & Policies
I need a permit for that? Review this list of laws and policies and avoid surprises.
Have a question about First State NHP? Click here to read about our most commonly asked questions.
Give back to the park by volunteering at one of seven sites spread throughout the state of Delaware.
Last updated: November 13, 2018