Site DescriptionIn 1699, Swedish and Finnish settlers finished building what is now called the Old Swedes Church in Wilmington, Delaware, and just a short walk from Fort Christina. Much of the original church stands today and is celebrated as the oldest church in America still used for worship.The church has preserved records of life of early settlers and many are buried at the graveyard on site.
Hours of OperationMarch:
Morning tours are available by appointment only.
New Years Day
Thanksgiving Day and the day after
Fees & Passes
3-for-1 Christina Cultural Trail Pass
Passes are $8 for a single pass, or $25 for a family of four.
Location606 N. Church Street, Wilmington DE, 19801
This site is interpreted by our partners at the Old Swedes Foundation. For questions regarding tours, special programs, or hours please visit their website or call them at: (302) 652-5629