Port Penn Interpretive Center

Delaware City, Delaware

Special Notice: The 5th Street bridge, in Delaware City, on Rt 9 will be closed for several months starting 9/6/16 in order to be replaced. To access Fort Delaware, use Rt 72. To access Fort DuPont or Grass Dale Center, use the Reedy Point Bridge from Port Penn.

Port Penn Interpretive Center

Open Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend:
Weekends and Holidays, 10am to 4pm

  • Located at the intersection of Routes 9 and 2 in Port Penn, Delaware
  • Phone: (302) 836-2533
    Educational Programs: (302) 834-7941
    Email: Port Penn Interpretive Center
  • Mailing Address:
    P.O. Box 170
    Delaware City, DE 19706

The Port Penn Interpretive Center is located in the village of Port Penn, about four miles south of Delaware City. The Center offers displays and programs which explain the folklife of the historic wetland communities along the shores of the Delaware. Programs and self-guided walking tours featuring the historic homes of Port Penn and the scenic marshlands surrounding the town are available.