Wilmington, Delaware

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Wilmington, Delaware, USA

Attractions in Wilmington, Delaware


  • Delaware Park Slots
    777 Delaware Park Boulevard, Wilmington, DE 19804
    Delaware Park Slots features coin-op slot machines and simulcast racing.  more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Greenbank Mill 302-999-9001
    500 Greenbank Road, Wilmington, DE 19808
    Greenbank Mill gives visitors an opportunity to see early 19th Century Delaware. Open Friday and Saturday, or by appointment.  more info  map

  • Hagley Museum 302-658-2400
    Route 141, Wilmington, DE 19807
    Brandywine River
    Set amid more than 230 acres of trees and flowering shrubs, The Hagley Museum offers restorations, exhibits, and live demonstrations. The visit includes glances into... more info  map

  • Holy Trinity Church and Hendrickson House Museum 302-652-5629
    606 Church Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
    You are invited to worship and celebrate life in this place of history. Constructed in 1698-1699, the church was originally established as a Swedish Lutheran Church. ... more info  map

  • Kalmar Nyckel Shipyard 302-429-7447
    1124 East Seventh Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
    This shipyard and museum has a recreation of Delaware's Tall Ship "Kalmar Nyckel." more info  map

  • Nemours Mansion and Gardens 302-651-6912
    1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19803
    Visit this Louis XVI style chateau built for Alfred DuPont, surrounded by gardens. The mansion and gardens are open for tours between May and December. The tours... more info  map

  • Old Asbury Methodist Church
    Walnut and Third Streets, Wilmington, DE 19801
    Dedicated by Francis Asbury, first American Bishop of the Methodist Church, this historical site is where Allan McLane, Revolutionary War hero, was laid to rest in the... more info  map

  • Old First Presbyterian Church 302-656-3994
    South Park Drive and West Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
    Presented by First Presbyterian Church of Wilmington, Delaware, to the Society of Colonial Wars, this old church was used as a hospital during the American Revolution. ... more info  map

  • Old Town Hall Museum 302-655-7161
    505 Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
    Built in 1798, Old Town Hall functioned as the center of political and social activities during the height of Wilmington's mercantile-milling economy. The Federal-style... more info  map

  • Quaker Hill Historic District 302-658-9295
    521 North West Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
    Tour Wilmington's first residential neighborhood. Examples of 19th century architecture thrive and three original homes survive. There are guided tours for groups of... more info  map

  • Robinson House 302-792-0285
    1 Naamans Road, Claymont, DE 19703
    Located 6 Miles Northeast
    This historic home is available for social events. more info  map

  • Rockwood Mansion Park 302-761-4340
    610 Shipley Road, Wilmington, DE 19809
    Visit this mid-19th century Victorian manor and enjoy 72 acres of quiet parkland. The historic mansion has 12 rooms and six acres of formal landscape. Hike the two and... more info  map

  • Willingtown Square 302-655-7161
    505 Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
    Willingtown Square is a collection of four historic buildings, dating from 1748 to the early 1800s. The structures were built when mercantile and shipping activities... more info  map

  • Winterthur Museum & Country Estate 302-888-4600
    5105 Kennett Pike, Winterthur, DE 19735
    Located on Route 52, 6 Miles from Wilmington
    The former home of Henry Francis du Pont, an avid antiques collector and horticulturist, Winterthur Museum & Country Estate is surrounded by a 60-acre naturalistic... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Fort Christina Park 302-652-5629
    Seventh Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
    Historically marks the first permanent settlement in Delaware Valley, where Swedish settlers landed in 1638. more info  map

  • Port of Wilmington, Delaware 302-472-7678
    1 Hausel Road, Wilmington, DE 19801-5852
    The Port of Wilmington is the first inbound, deep-water port on the Delaware River. more info  map

  • Wilmington and Western Railroad 302-998-1930
    2201 Newport Gap Pike, Wilmington, DE 19808
    Red Clay Valley
    Enjoy rides on authentic antique trains. There is also a visitor's center, giftshop, and snack bar. more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Delaware Art Museum 302-571-9590
    2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19806
    Patrons of the Delaware Art Museum will find an extensive collection of British Pre-Raphaelite, John Sloan, American illustration, 19th and early 20th century American... more info  map

  • Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts 302-656-6466
    200 South Madison Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
    Wilmington Riverfront
    The Center is composed of 7 galleries, 26 private studios, a museum of 33,00 square feet, education programs, services, auditorium, and a gift shop.  more info  map

  • Delaware History Museum
    504 Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
    The museum features three galleries of changing interactive exhibits on Delaware history, including displays of rare items of everyday life, costumes, children's toys,... more info  map

  • Delaware Museum of Natural History 302-658-9111
    4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807
    The natural exhibits feature local dinosaurs and an interactive discovery room. more info  map

  • Delaware Toy and Miniature Museum 302-427-8697
    6 Barley Mill Road, Wilmington, DE 19807
    Route 141
    The Delaware Toy & Miniature Museum, a nonprofit organization founded by Gloria R. Hinkel and Beverly J. Thomes, is a historical reference of antique and contemporary... more info  map

  • Dino Days 302-658-9111
    Located in Downtown Wilmington
    A public art project which is located on the sidewalks of Downtown Wilmington and features close to 60 unique, decoratively painted dinosaurs which are available for... more info  map

  • First USA Riverfront Arts Center 302-777-1600
    800 South Madison Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
    The Center offers a gallery, giftshop, dining area, and banquet facilities. more info  map

  • Lincoln Collection, U. of Delaware 302-573-4468
    2600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19806
    The Lincoln Collection features the Abraham Lincoln in pictures and other memorabilia. more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Brandywine Zoo 302-571-7788
    1001 North Park Drive, Wilmington, DE 19803
    On the Brandywine River
    Wilmington is the home of Delaware's only zoo. It is located in a 180 acre city park. more info

  • Delaware Center for Horticulture 302-658-6262
    1810 North DuPont Street, Wilmington, DE 19806
    The Deleware Center for Horticulture is a perennial garden with classes, tours, and workshops for adults and children. more info  map

  • Gibraltar (Marian Coffin Gardens) 302-651-9617
    1405 Greenhill Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19806
    These early 20th Century gardens have been restored to beauty and wonder. more info  map

  • Goodstay Gardens 302-573-4450
    2600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19806
    University of Delaware, #219
    Goodstay Gardens houses a mansion that is surrounded by Tudor gardens. more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Christina River Boat Company 302-984-2722
    201 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
    Christina River
    Take a historical tour of the Brandywine and Christina Rivers. Dining vessel cruises on the Delaware River also available. more info  map

  • Footloose Tours 302-235-1758
    14 Degas Circle, Wilmington, DE 19808
    Footloose Tours offers local transportation and a tour service for site seeing trips and tours. more info  map

  • Kalmar Nyckel, Delaware's Tall Ship 302-429-7447
    1124 East 7th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
    Kalmar Nyckel docks on and around the Wilmington Riverfront and offers seasonal sails and private charters.  more info  map


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