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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!
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.
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.
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.
Walking Tours of the Historic District
Every Friday at Noon and 1 pm
Webinar: A Fortress...Which The Hollanders Call Fort Casimir
Wednesday, April 7 at 7:00 pm
Tuesday, May 4 at 7:00 pm
Friday & Saturday, May 7 & 8
New Castle Taverns Walking Tour
Thursday, May 20 at 7:00 pm
Patron and 1651 Benefactor Members
More events will be added soon!