Lewes, Delaware

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Lewes, Delaware, USA

Attractions in Lewes, Delaware


  • Lightship Overfalls
    Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958
    Decommissioned USCG vessel that protected the coast from 1938 to 1971 at Cornfield Point off the coast of Connecticut, then at the Cross Rip Station off the coast of... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Lewes Historical Complex
    Shipcarpenter & Third Street, Lewes, DE 19958
    302-645-7670., Collection of preserved and restored buildings with tours on Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. from mid-June to Labor... more info  map

  • Maull House
    542 Pilot Town Road, Lewes, DE 19958
    302-645-7670, Listed in the National Resgister of Historic Places, this house was the centerpiece of what was once called Pilot Town because of its close proximity to the bay and safe... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • De Vries Monument
    Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958
    A statue that commemorates the 1631 settlement of this Dutch whaling colony. Stockade was burned and all 28 settlers perished the following spring. more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Cannonball House Marine Museum
    118 Front Street, Lewes, DE 19958
    302-645-7670, Erected before 1797 and struck by a cannonball in April 1813 during British War of 1812 bombardment of Lewes. Tour tickets include the Lewes Historical Complex. more info  map

  • Cape Artists, The
    110 West Third Street, Lewes, DE 19958
    302-644-7733, A group of twenty-two watercolor artists from the Mid-Atlantic Coast in Lewes who get together and display their collective works on Wednesdays through Sundays. more info  map

  • Peninsula Gallery of Fine Art
    520 East Savannah Road, Lewes, DE 19958
    on the first floor of the Beacon Motel
    302-645-0551, A very busy picture framing shop that also features a two room gallery. One gallery displays mostly regional artists while the other presents rotating shows by national... more info  map

  • Zwaanendael Museum
    102 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE 19958
    302-645-1148, Built in 1931 to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the first European settlement in Delaware, the museum is host to many exhibits illustrating the rich history of... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Anglers Fishing Center
    392 Anglers Road, Lewes, DE 19958
    302-644-4533, You'll see historic landmarks and lighthouses on a historic narrated cruise provided by this charter company that also offers fishing charters. more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Nassau Valley Vineyards & Winery
    36 Nassau Commons, Lewes, DE 19958
    302-645-9463, This scenic winery contains a courtyard with picnic tables for visitors to bring a lunch and relax with a glass of wine. They are more than happy to accomodate for... more info  map


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