Operating Hours & Seasons

 

New Castle County

 
Woodlawn Tract.
Woodlawn Tract.

NPS

Beaver Valley
All recreational areas and trails are open daily, sunrise to sunset.
*For the Beaver Valley cancellation stamp and additional information about the area, visit the Brandywine Creek State Park Nature Center on Adams Dam road.

 
Fort Christina Monument.
The monument at Fort Christina.

NPS

Fort Christina National Historical Landmark
Regular hours are Memorial Day to Labor Day, Tuesday-Friday: 11:00a.m.-4:00p.m., Saturday:10:00a.m.-4:00p.m., Sunday: 12:00p.m.-4p.m.
Outside of peak season, Fort Christina is open on special request and for large tour groups who are coordinating visits with the Kalmar Nyckel and Old Swedes Church. Please send any questions to e-mail us

 
Old Swedes Church
Old Swedes Church.

NPS

Old Swedes Church
Wednesday- Saturday: 10:00a.m.- 4:00p.m.
Closed: December 24th-26th, January 1st, Thanksgiving and the day after Thanksgiving.
For more information on tours and programs visit
Old Swedes Church's website.

 
New Castle Court House
New Castle Court House.

NPS

New Castle Court House Museum
Tuesday - Saturday 10:00a.m. – 4:30p.m. and Sunday 1:30p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed State Holidays
For more information on tours and exhibits visit New Castle Court House Museum's website.

 

Kent County

 
Dover
The Green, Dover.

NPS

The Green, Dover
The Green itself is open daily, sunrise to sunset.
For information on the numerous special programs and tours happening throughout the historic area can be found on First State Heritage Park's website.

 
John Dickinson Plantation
John Dickinson Plantation.

NPS

John Dickinson Plantation

Open Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00a.m. - 4:30p.m. and during April - September, the museum is also open on Sundays 1:30p.m.-4:30p.m.
Closed State Holidays
For more information visit John Dickinson Plantation's website.

 

Sussex County

 
Ryves Holt House
Ryves Holt House.

NPS

Ryves Holt House

Open 7 days a week, April through December, 10:00a.m.–4:00p.m. Open Friday - Monday January - March, 10:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. For more information, including tour and event information, visit the Lewes Historical Society website.

**Note, the Lewes Historical Society is closed January 1-5, 2017.

Last updated: June 23, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

New Castle Court House Museum
211 Delaware Street

New Castle, DE 19720

Phone:

(302) 544-6363
This phone number is not staffed. You can leave a message on the park's main phone number (302-544-6363) and we will return your call as soon as possible. If you are visiting one of the seven sites, and need specific information, please refer to the "Places to Go" page for phone numbers and addresses of each site.

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