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First State Heritage Park


About the Park

The First State Heritage Park is Delaware's first urban "park without boundaries" linking historic and cultural sites in the city that has been the seat of state government since 1777. It is a partnership of state and city agencies under the leadership of Delaware State Parks.

April First Saturday: Celebrate the Arts - CANCELLED

FREE programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House, and the Kent County Courthouse Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 9:00 AM

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Add to Calendar 4/4/2020 9:00:00 AM America/New_York April First Saturday: Celebrate the Arts - CANCELLED FREE programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House, and the Kent County Courthouse First State Heritage Park


First Saturdays in the First State

On the First Saturday of each month, we want to welcome citizens and guests of Dover with a series of thematic programs and events. There is something new every month! Programs at all First State Heritage Park sites. Check the calendar for details. While the major park attractions are open throughout the week, a variety of special programs and events are developed at each site for the first Saturday of each month, some buildings, like Governor's House at Woodburn and Courtroom# 1 at the Kent County Courthouse, are only open to the public on this day or by appointment.

Market Fair

Man in colonial costume talks to his horse at Market Fair takes place each November

First State Heritage Park's 18th Century Market Fair brings the past to life each November, with woodworkers and weavers, horners, blacksmiths and brewers, charlatans and shepherds, soldiers, seamstresses, soapmakers and more displaying their skills and their wares on Dover's historic Green.

First State Heritage Park Sites

The Welcome Center is located within the Delaware Public Archives building.

Welcome Center & Galleries

The Welcome Center offers free parking, information about First State Heritage Park programs and events, a gallery of changing exhibits on Delaware history and a rotating display of Delaware's founding documents.

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Visit the Welcome Center

Family Fun Nights

Biggs Museum of American Art

406 Federal Street

This independent, non-profit museum boasts an outstanding collection of 18th- through 21st-century Delaware and American fine and decorative arts.

Tuesday - Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sunday: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Visit Biggs Museum

$10 General Admission. Free for all members.

Call (302)674-2111 for other rates and discounts

wodburn building exterior

Woodburn and Hall House

151 Kings Highway

Woodburn, the home of Delaware's governors since 1965, was built around 1798. Next door is the Victorian-era Hall House, which serves as the Governor's guest house.

Tours 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month.

Tours at other times available by appointment.

Call (302) 739-5656. Visit Woodburn

constitution of the state of delaware title

Delaware Public Archives

121 Martin Luther King J. Blvd. North

Delaware's Public Archives, one of the oldest archives in the country, contain materials from the 17th century to today.

Mabel Lloyd Ridgely Research Center

Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

2nd Saturdays: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Visit Delaware Public Archives

colonial dressed tour guides and group on sidewalk in front of John Bell house

John Bell House

43 The Green

The oldest wooden structure on The Green serves as the interpretive center for the First State Heritage Park, where visitors can learn about the history of Dover and take thematic walking tours around Dover’s historic Green.

Monday - Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Walking tours leave hourly from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

exterior view of Johnson Victrola museum. It's a large 2 story building with a red roof and red front door

Johnson Victrola Museum

375 S. New Street

A premier collection of its kind, displaying sound recording industry items dating from the 1890's through 1929. The museum honors Eldridge Reeves Johnson of Dover, who founded the Victor Talking Machine Company in 1901.

Wednesday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and by appointment for groups

Visit Johnson Victrola Museum

view from above looking down on raised seats in front of legislative hall

Legislative Hall

411 Legislative Avenue

A Georgian-style structure that has been home to Delaware's General Assembly since 1933.

Free guided tours: Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

First Saturdays and select holidays: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Group tours require advance scheduling. Please call (302) 739-9194. Visit Legislative Hall

exterior view of state house

Old State House

25 The Green

Delaware's first permanent capitol building completed in 1791 on Dover's historic Green. The State House was the home of Delaware's General Assembly until 1933.

Monday - Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sunday: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Visit State House Museum

Upcoming Events

First Saturday: Celebrate the Arts - CANCELLED

Saturday, April 4, 2020

9:30 AM

First Saturdays in the First State! FREE programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of eachmonth. Sites are open 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House, and theKent County Courthouse. First Saturday – April 4 CELEBRATE THE ARTS To Drown Melancholy: Songs of Revolutionary America 9 a.m – 4:30 p.m., program running on the hour except for noon and 2 p.m. Step into the world of sailors, laborers, and common folk during the days of the American Revolution and discover some of the music they enjoyed as British colonies became the United States. John Bell House on The Green Fervent Believers 12 & 2 p.m. The talented students of Caesar Rodney High School join us today for a pair of special performances looking back on the Women’s Suffrage movement in Delaware through the eyes of those who were really there. This is an all-new, original work by studentplaywright and director Audree Wells that FSHP is thrilled to debut in partnership with the Caesar Rodney High School Stage Crew & Thespians. John Bell House on the Green WALKING TOUR: Architecture of The Green Portraits of Delaware’s Past 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Join a guide and examine the significance of the portraits that overlook the old halls of governance, from George Washington to Delawarean heroes of the War of 1812, and their artists. The Old State House Biggs Kids: Found Poetry and Photography 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Bring the family and join museum staff in this activity, cutting out and inserting found words into photographs for a unique take-home craft. The Biggs Museum of Art Songwriting: Poetry through Music 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. This guided tour will highlight some of the great songwriters of the Victor Talking Machine Company and feature original recordings of their work played on authentic Victor record players. Johnson Victrola Museum A Capitol Experience 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Join us for the classic tour of Legislative Hall with a special look at the artwork and state seals that crown this Georgian Revival building. Legislative Hall Funland: A Rehoboth Beach Tradition 10:30 a.m. Presenter Chris Lindsley offers a charming and nostalgic look into Funland, the family-run amusement park that has graced the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk for almost 60 years. TheDelaware Public Archives Tours of the Governor’s House 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Enjoy a guided tour of the official residence of Delaware’s Governor since 1965, especially examining the Governor and First Lady’s carefully selected collection of historic Delawarean art. Hall House, the official Guest House is also available for touring. Woodburn—TheGovernor’s House The Once and Future Courthouse 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. From the 1690s to the present, learn how this site went from a courthouse, to a hotel, and back again. Kent County Courthouse—38 The Green

Add to Calendar 4/4/2020 9:30:00 AM 4/4/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York First Saturday: Celebrate the Arts - CANCELLED First Saturdays in the First State! FREE programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of eachmonth. Sites are open 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House, and theKent County Courthouse. First Saturday – April 4 CELEBRATE THE ARTS To Drown Melancholy: Songs of Revolutionary America 9 a.m – 4:30 p.m., program running on the hour except for noon and 2 p.m. Step into the world of sailors, laborers, and common folk during the days of the American Revolution and discover some of the music they enjoyed as British colonies became the United States. John Bell House on The Green Fervent Believers 12 & 2 p.m. The talented students of Caesar Rodney High School join us today for a pair of special performances looking back on the Women’s Suffrage movement in Delaware through the eyes of those who were really there. This is an all-new, original work by studentplaywright and director Audree Wells that FSHP is thrilled to debut in partnership with the Caesar Rodney High School Stage Crew & Thespians. John Bell House on the Green WALKING TOUR: Architecture of The Green Portraits of Delaware’s Past 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Join a guide and examine the significance of the portraits that overlook the old halls of governance, from George Washington to Delawarean heroes of the War of 1812, and their artists. The Old State House Biggs Kids: Found Poetry and Photography 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Bring the family and join museum staff in this activity, cutting out and inserting found words into photographs for a unique take-home craft. The Biggs Museum of Art Songwriting: Poetry through Music 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. This guided tour will highlight some of the great songwriters of the Victor Talking Machine Company and feature original recordings of their work played on authentic Victor record players. Johnson Victrola Museum A Capitol Experience 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Join us for the classic tour of Legislative Hall with a special look at the artwork and state seals that crown this Georgian Revival building. Legislative Hall Funland: A Rehoboth Beach Tradition 10:30 a.m. Presenter Chris Lindsley offers a charming and nostalgic look into Funland, the family-run amusement park that has graced the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk for almost 60 years. TheDelaware Public Archives Tours of the Governor’s House 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Enjoy a guided tour of the official residence of Delaware’s Governor since 1965, especially examining the Governor and First Lady’s carefully selected collection of historic Delawarean art. Hall House, the official Guest House is also available for touring. Woodburn—TheGovernor’s House The Once and Future Courthouse 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. From the 1690s to the present, learn how this site went from a courthouse, to a hotel, and back again. Kent County Courthouse—38 The Green First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Sunday, April 5, 2020

1:30 PM

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 4/5/2020 1:30:00 PM 4/5/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Monday, April 6, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 4/6/2020 8:00:00 AM 4/6/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 4/7/2020 8:00:00 AM 4/7/2020 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 4/8/2020 8:00:00 AM 4/8/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Thursday, April 9, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 4/9/2020 8:00:00 AM 4/9/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Good Friday Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Friday, April 10, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).WALKING TOUR: Sickness and Health...and the Occasional Poisoning

Add to Calendar 4/10/2020 8:00:00 AM 4/10/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Good Friday Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).WALKING TOUR: Sickness and Health...and the Occasional Poisoning First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Saturday, April 11, 2020

9:30 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 4/11/2020 9:30:00 AM 4/11/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Walking Tour: Sickness and Health...and the Occasional Poisoning - CANCELLED

Saturday, April 11, 2020

10:00 AM

Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar 4/11/2020 10:00:00 AM 4/11/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Walking Tour: Sickness and Health...and the Occasional Poisoning - CANCELLED Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Monday, April 13, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 4/13/2020 8:00:00 AM 4/13/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 4/14/2020 8:00:00 AM 4/14/2020 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 4/15/2020 8:00:00 AM 4/15/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Thursday, April 16, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 4/16/2020 8:00:00 AM 4/16/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Friday, April 17, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 4/17/2020 8:00:00 AM 4/17/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Saturday, April 18, 2020

9:30 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 4/18/2020 9:30:00 AM 4/18/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Walking Tour: If these Trees Could Talk - CANCELLED

Saturday, April 18, 2020

10:00 AM

Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar 4/18/2020 10:00:00 AM 4/18/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Walking Tour: If these Trees Could Talk - CANCELLED Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Sunday, April 19, 2020

1:30 PM

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 4/19/2020 1:30:00 PM 4/19/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Monday, April 20, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 4/20/2020 8:00:00 AM 4/20/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 4/21/2020 8:00:00 AM 4/21/2020 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Earth Day Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

9:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).WALKING TOUR: If these Trees could Talk...

Add to Calendar 4/22/2020 9:00:00 AM 4/22/2020 5:30:00 PM America/New_York Earth Day Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).WALKING TOUR: If these Trees could Talk... First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Thursday, April 23, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 4/23/2020 8:00:00 AM 4/23/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Friday, April 24, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 4/24/2020 8:00:00 AM 4/24/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Saturday, April 25, 2020

9:30 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 4/25/2020 9:30:00 AM 4/25/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Walking Tour: If these Trees Could Talk... - CANCELLED

Saturday, April 25, 2020

10:00 AM

Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar 4/25/2020 10:00:00 AM 4/25/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Walking Tour: If these Trees Could Talk... - CANCELLED Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Sunday, April 26, 2020

1:30 PM

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 4/26/2020 1:30:00 PM 4/26/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Monday, April 27, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 4/27/2020 8:00:00 AM 4/27/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 4/28/2020 8:00:00 AM 4/28/2020 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 4/29/2020 8:00:00 AM 4/29/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Thursday, April 30, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 4/30/2020 8:00:00 AM 4/30/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Lantern Tour: Dover Green - CANCELLED

Thursday, April 30, 2020

8:00 PM

Hear true tales of tragedy and infamy from Dover's history. Space is limited; call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the John Bell House--43 The Green.

Add to Calendar 4/30/2020 8:00:00 PM 4/30/2020 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour: Dover Green - CANCELLED Hear true tales of tragedy and infamy from Dover's history. Space is limited; call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the John Bell House--43 The Green. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Friday, May 1, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/1/2020 8:00:00 AM 5/1/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Featured Program: First Saturday: Dover Days - POSTPONED

Saturday, May 2, 2020

9:30 AM

First Saturdays in the First State! FREE programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House, and the Kent County Courthouse. First Saturday – May 2 DOVER DAYS Held annually since 1933, Dover Days celebrates the Capital of the First State with maypole dancing, a parade, concerts, a craft fair, and many more contributing to the festivities. For more information, visit www.visitdelawarevillages.com How Dover Grew 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Dover has changed a lot since it was first laid out by William Penn in 1683. Join a historical educator on a traipse through time as you explore the people and events that changed Dover into the city it is today. John Bell House on the Green Fun in the 18 th Century 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Before the invention of electricity, did “fun” even exist? Find out and get hands-on with First State Heritage Park as you figure out just how early Delawareans kept themselves entertained. The Yard—John Bell House on the Green WALKING TOUR: Stories of the Green Digging for the Past 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The site of the John Bell House is one of the oldest in Dover. Join a State Archaeologist as he continues the ongoing archaeological investigation to this historic property. The Yard—The John Bell House on the Green Old Dover Days 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Take a tour of the building that was the Capital of Delaware when Dover Days got its start. The Old State House Biggs Kids: Self Portraits 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Participate in a takeaway craft with museum staff, using a variety of artistic tools to create your own portrait in the style of artist Billy Colbert. The Biggs Museum of Art A Capitol Experience 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tour Delaware’s Capitol building, explore Delaware’s government,and discover the history that inspires the General Assembly to this day. Legislative Hall “Behind the Scenes” Tour 1:30 p.m. Get a rare glimpse into how the Public Archives staff preserve and protect historical records vital to the history of the First State and its people. Delaware Public Archives The Sounds of War: Patriotic Music 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. This guided tour explores the connections between war and songwriting and features music played on authentic Victor Talking Machines. Johnson Victrola Museum Tours of the Governor’s House 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Enjoy a guided tour of the official residence of Delaware’s Governor since 1965 as well as Hall House, the Governor’s guest residence. Woodburn—The Governor’s House The Once and Future Courthouse 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. From the 1690s to the present, learn how this site went from a courthouse to a hotel and back again. Kent County Courthouse—38 The Green

Add to Calendar 5/2/2020 9:30:00 AM 5/2/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: First Saturday: Dover Days - POSTPONED First Saturdays in the First State! FREE programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House, and the Kent County Courthouse. First Saturday – May 2 DOVER DAYS Held annually since 1933, Dover Days celebrates the Capital of the First State with maypole dancing, a parade, concerts, a craft fair, and many more contributing to the festivities. For more information, visit www.visitdelawarevillages.com How Dover Grew 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Dover has changed a lot since it was first laid out by William Penn in 1683. Join a historical educator on a traipse through time as you explore the people and events that changed Dover into the city it is today. John Bell House on the Green Fun in the 18 th Century 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Before the invention of electricity, did “fun” even exist? Find out and get hands-on with First State Heritage Park as you figure out just how early Delawareans kept themselves entertained. The Yard—John Bell House on the Green WALKING TOUR: Stories of the Green Digging for the Past 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The site of the John Bell House is one of the oldest in Dover. Join a State Archaeologist as he continues the ongoing archaeological investigation to this historic property. The Yard—The John Bell House on the Green Old Dover Days 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Take a tour of the building that was the Capital of Delaware when Dover Days got its start. The Old State House Biggs Kids: Self Portraits 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Participate in a takeaway craft with museum staff, using a variety of artistic tools to create your own portrait in the style of artist Billy Colbert. The Biggs Museum of Art A Capitol Experience 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tour Delaware’s Capitol building, explore Delaware’s government,and discover the history that inspires the General Assembly to this day. Legislative Hall “Behind the Scenes” Tour 1:30 p.m. Get a rare glimpse into how the Public Archives staff preserve and protect historical records vital to the history of the First State and its people. Delaware Public Archives The Sounds of War: Patriotic Music 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. This guided tour explores the connections between war and songwriting and features music played on authentic Victor Talking Machines. Johnson Victrola Museum Tours of the Governor’s House 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Enjoy a guided tour of the official residence of Delaware’s Governor since 1965 as well as Hall House, the Governor’s guest residence. Woodburn—The Governor’s House The Once and Future Courthouse 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. From the 1690s to the present, learn how this site went from a courthouse to a hotel and back again. Kent County Courthouse—38 The Green First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Sunday, May 3, 2020

1:30 PM

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 5/3/2020 1:30:00 PM 5/3/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Monday, May 4, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/4/2020 8:00:00 AM 5/4/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/5/2020 8:00:00 AM 5/5/2020 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/6/2020 8:00:00 AM 5/6/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Thursday, May 7, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/7/2020 8:00:00 AM 5/7/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Friday, May 8, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/8/2020 8:00:00 AM 5/8/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Lantern Tour: Dover Green - CANCELLED

Friday, May 8, 2020

8:00 PM

Hear true tales of tragedy and infamy from Dover's history. Space is limited; call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the John Bell House--43 The Green.

Add to Calendar 5/8/2020 8:00:00 PM 5/8/2020 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour: Dover Green - CANCELLED Hear true tales of tragedy and infamy from Dover's history. Space is limited; call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the John Bell House--43 The Green. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Saturday, May 9, 2020

9:30 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/9/2020 9:30:00 AM 5/9/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Walking Tour: Heroes of the Revolution - CANCELLED

Saturday, May 9, 2020

10:00 AM

Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar 5/9/2020 10:00:00 AM 5/9/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Walking Tour: Heroes of the Revolution - CANCELLED Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Sunday, May 10, 2020

1:30 PM

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 5/10/2020 1:30:00 PM 5/10/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Monday, May 11, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/11/2020 8:00:00 AM 5/11/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/12/2020 8:00:00 AM 5/12/2020 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/13/2020 8:00:00 AM 5/13/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Thursday, May 14, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/14/2020 8:00:00 AM 5/14/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Lantern Tour: Christ Church Cemetery - CANCELLED

Thursday, May 14, 2020

8:00 PM

Encounter characters from the past to hear stories of joy and sorrow. Call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at Christ Church- the corner of S. State and Water Streets.

Add to Calendar 5/14/2020 8:00:00 PM 5/14/2020 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour: Christ Church Cemetery - CANCELLED Encounter characters from the past to hear stories of joy and sorrow. Call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at Christ Church- the corner of S. State and Water Streets. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED

Friday, May 15, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/15/2020 8:00:00 AM 5/15/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits - CANCELLED Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Saturday, May 16, 2020

9:30 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/16/2020 9:30:00 AM 5/16/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Walking Tour: Heroes of the Revolution

Saturday, May 16, 2020

10:00 AM

Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar 5/16/2020 10:00:00 AM 5/16/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Walking Tour: Heroes of the Revolution Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Sunday, May 17, 2020

1:30 PM

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 5/17/2020 1:30:00 PM 5/17/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Monday, May 18, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/18/2020 8:00:00 AM 5/18/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/19/2020 8:00:00 AM 5/19/2020 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/20/2020 8:00:00 AM 5/20/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Thursday, May 21, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/21/2020 8:00:00 AM 5/21/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Friday, May 22, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/22/2020 8:00:00 AM 5/22/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Lantern Tour: Historic Methodist Cemetery

Friday, May 22, 2020

8:00 PM

Travel among ornate grave markers to hear of traditions from the past with historical characters in this revised program. Call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the Johnson Victrola Museum parking Lot- 375 S. New Street.

Add to Calendar 5/22/2020 8:00:00 PM 5/22/2020 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour: Historic Methodist Cemetery Travel among ornate grave markers to hear of traditions from the past with historical characters in this revised program. Call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the Johnson Victrola Museum parking Lot- 375 S. New Street. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Saturday, May 23, 2020

9:30 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/23/2020 9:30:00 AM 5/23/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Walking Tour: Heroes of the Revolution

Saturday, May 23, 2020

10:00 AM

Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar 5/23/2020 10:00:00 AM 5/23/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Walking Tour: Heroes of the Revolution Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Sunday, May 24, 2020

1:30 PM

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 5/24/2020 1:30:00 PM 5/24/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Memorial Day Tours and Exhibits

Monday, May 25, 2020

9:00 AM

JoinFSHP in remembering those who have given up to their “last full measure” inservice to Delaware and the United States. TheDelaware Continentals 9a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Discoverthe saga of courage and sacrifice that defined the military service of theDelaware Line in the Revolutionary War. The John Bell House on The Green WALKING TOUR: Heroes of the Revolution MilitaryHeroes of Delaware 9a.m.-4:30 p.m. Learnabout famous Delawareans who served and distinguished themselves in times ofwar. Legislative Hall

Add to Calendar 5/25/2020 9:00:00 AM 5/25/2020 5:30:00 PM America/New_York Memorial Day Tours and Exhibits JoinFSHP in remembering those who have given up to their “last full measure” inservice to Delaware and the United States. TheDelaware Continentals 9a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Discoverthe saga of courage and sacrifice that defined the military service of theDelaware Line in the Revolutionary War. The John Bell House on The Green WALKING TOUR: Heroes of the Revolution MilitaryHeroes of Delaware 9a.m.-4:30 p.m. Learnabout famous Delawareans who served and distinguished themselves in times ofwar. Legislative Hall First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/26/2020 8:00:00 AM 5/26/2020 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/27/2020 8:00:00 AM 5/27/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Thursday, May 28, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/28/2020 8:00:00 AM 5/28/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Friday, May 29, 2020

8:00 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/29/2020 8:00:00 AM 5/29/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Lantern Tour: Historic Methodist Cemetery

Friday, May 29, 2020

8:00 PM

Travel among ornate grave markers to hear of traditions from the past with historical characters in this revised program. Call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the Johnson Victrola Museum parking Lot- 375 S. New Street.

Add to Calendar 5/29/2020 8:00:00 PM 5/29/2020 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour: Historic Methodist Cemetery Travel among ornate grave markers to hear of traditions from the past with historical characters in this revised program. Call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the Johnson Victrola Museum parking Lot- 375 S. New Street. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Saturday, May 30, 2020

9:30 AM

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 5/30/2020 9:30:00 AM 5/30/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Walking Tour: Heroes of the Revolution

Saturday, May 30, 2020

10:00 AM

Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar 5/30/2020 10:00:00 AM 5/30/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Walking Tour: Heroes of the Revolution Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Sunday, May 31, 2020

1:30 PM

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 5/31/2020 1:30:00 PM 5/31/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

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