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Zwaanendael Museum


Zwaanendael Museum

102 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE

Celebrating Delaware’s Swanendael, the first European colony that was established in 1631, this museum exhibits the area’s maritime, military and social history. The museum is modeled after a town in the Netherlands. Tours take place throughout the day and families will find displays of model warships and artifacts from the time.

April 1 to Oct. 31 hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. From Nov. 1 to March 31 the hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

Admission to the museum is free, but donations are appreciated.

Street parking surrounds the area.