Plan Your Visit

First State National Historical Park is a newer national park unit, and we rely on our partners to interpret the seven sites that make up the park. Each site has their own welcome center where you can receive general informaiton and discorver the unique history the each have to offer.
The four flags hanging from the New Castle Court House.

Basic Information

Get all the basic information you need for a successful visit to the park with just a few clicks or taps.

A father and daughter pose in 18th century clothing for a photo.

Things to Do

Explore your National Parks by attending events at all or one of the seven sites.

Photo of the Ryves Holt House with small green plants in front of it.

Places to Go

First State NHP has much to offer history buffs and nature enthusiasts alike with treasured sites throughout the state of Delaware.

NPS Passport Cancellation Station

NPS Passport Cancellation Stations

Collect all 12 cancellation stamps located throughout the entire state of Delaware.

Last updated: December 1, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

New Castle Court House Museum
Attn: First State NHP
211 Delaware Street

New Castle, DE 19720


(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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