Operating Hours & Seasons

Beaver Valley
Beaver Valley

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Beaver Valley

sunrise to sunset
Monday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm

April - September
Saturday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Sunday: 8:00am-4:00pm

Visit the Brandywine Creek Nature Center's website for more information about near by programs and events

 
Fort Christina Monument.
The monument at Fort Christina.

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Fort Christina National Historical Landmark

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

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 e-mail us with any questions.


 
Old Swedes Church
Old Swedes Church.

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Old Swedes Church

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Thursday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Saturday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Thursday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday: Closed
By appointment only, please visit Old Swedes Church's website to make your appointment.

This site is closed from 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.

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New Castle Court House Museum

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:00am – 4:30pm
Wednesday: 10:00am – 4:30pm
Thursday: 10:00am – 4:30pm
Friday: 10:00am – 4:30pm
Saturday:10:00am – 4:30pm
Sunday: 1:30pm – 4:30 pm
Closed State Holidays.
Monday: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Friday: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Sunday: 11:30am-4:00pm

For more information on tours and exhibits visit New Castle Court House Museum's website.


 
The Dover Green in mid-summer.
The Green, Dover.

The Green, Dover

Open daily, sunrise to sunset.
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am-4:30pm
*Walking tours leave hourly from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am-4:30pm
Sunday: 1:30pm - 4:30 pm

For information on the numerous special programs and additional tours happening throughout the historic area can be found on First State Heritage Park's website.


 
John Dickinson Plantation
John Dickinson Plantation.

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John Dickinson Plantation

Monday: Closed
Tuesday:10:00am- 4:30pm
Wednesday: 10:00am- 4:30pm
Thursday: 10:00am- 4:30pm
Friday: 10:00am- 4:30pm
Saturday: 10:00am- 4:30pm
Monday: Closed
Tuesday:10:00am- 4:30pm
Wednesday: 10:00am- 4:30pm
Thursday: 10:00am- 4:30pm
Friday: 10:00am- 4:30pm
Saturday: 10:00am- 4:30pm
Sunday: 1:30pm - 4:30pm

This site is closed on all State Holidays. For more information visit John Dickinson Plantation's website.


 
Ryves Holt House
Ryves Holt House.

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Ryves Holt House

Thursday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Friday:1 1:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm

CLOSED Thanksgiving Day November 22nd, 2018

Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm

CLOSING Early at 2pm on Sunday December 23rd

For more information, including tour and event information, visit the Lewes Historical Society website.

Last updated: October 22, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

New Castle Court House Museum
Attn: First State NHP
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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