ATTENTION: Our partners at the New Castle Court House Museum are now offering tours by reservations on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Please visit their website for the most up-to-date information. The Arsenal has reopened the Visitor Center but it is not offering tours of The Green. Please visit their Facebook page for the latest information.
The New Castle Court House was built in 1732, and served as Delaware's first court house and eventually state capitol. It was in this historic structure that the representatives of the people of Delaware voted in 1776 for independence from both Pennsylvania and Great Britian.
Hours of Operation
This site is interpreted by our partners at the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs. For questions regarding tours, special programs, or hours please visit their website or call them at (302) 323-4453.
Last updated: May 12, 2021