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Coming Soon!
A NEW HOME
FOR
NEW CASTLE HISTORY
DISCOVER HISTORIC NEW CASTLE

The New Castle Historical Society preserves and shares the history of New Castle, Delaware through our museums, programs, publications - and soon, through our new website!!

Although we are not offering museum tours at the moment, we are happy to help you explore New Castle.

In addition to enjoying our current offerings below, be sure to follow us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube channel to learn more about New Castle's past!

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WELCOME TO
NEW CASTLE VIDEO

Watch our welcome video for a quick introduction to Historic New Castle, and discover why we think it's such a special place!

NEW CASTLE AUDIOWALK

Stream our in-depth guided tour of the New Castle Historic District starting at the Amstel House! 

LIBERTY & INTELLIGENCE

Like mysteries, puzzles and escape rooms? Try our new self-guided adventure in espionage, Liberty & Intelligence!

Pick it up at the Visitor Center, $35

or we'll mail it to you, $40.

VISITOR CENTER

The New Castle Visitor Center at the Arsenal and our Museum Store are open with limited hours:

 

Friday, 10 am to 4 pm

Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm

Sunday, 12 pm to 4 pm

 

MUSEUMS & GARDENS

The Amstel House, Dutch House & Old Library Museums are currently closed to the public.

 

Our historic gardens are open daily dawn to dusk.

PRIVATE EVENTS

The Arsenal is available for meetings and private events. Our historic gardens are available for professional photography and wedding ceremonies.

All events must adhere to pandemic-related restrictions in place on the event date. 

UPCOMING EVENTS
FRIDAYS

Walking Tours of the Historic District

Every Friday at Noon and 1 pm

21/APR

 Webinar: A Fortress...Which The Hollanders Call Fort Casimir

Wednesday, April 7 at 7:00 pm

4/MAY

 Annual Meeting

Tuesday,  May 4 at 7:00 pm

7&8/MAY

 May Market

Friday & Saturday,  May 7 & 8

20/MAY

 New Castle Taverns Walking Tour

Thursday,  May 20 at 7:00 pm

Exclusively for

Patron and 1651 Benefactor Members

More events will be added soon!

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SUPPORT NEW CASTLE HISTORY

Join the New Castle Historical Society or make a donation today!

ABOUT US

The New Castle Historical Society preserves & promotes the history of New Castle, Delaware. We are stewards of the Amstel House, Dutch House and Old Library Museums. We operate the New Castle Visitor Center at the Arsenal. 

CONTACT

302.322.2794

 

30 Market Street

Historic New Castle, DE 19720

info@newcastlehistory.org

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