Independent guides to Delaware tourist destinations, attractions, B&Bs, hotels, lodging. Lots of links and insider tips. We'll tell you about the good, the bad and the ugly.
Zwaanendael Museum - The building built for this museum is a "recreation" of the City Hall in Hoorn, Holland - with all it's 17th century Dutch 'trimmings': decorated shutters, terra cotta roof tiles, stepped facade gables, and stonework that is carved.
World Championship Punkin Chunkin - The Chunk is held in Millsboro, Delaware, at the intersection of routes 305 and 306 - this event started in the 1980's and now is an annual pumpkin-throwing contest held the first weekend after Halloween. Teams construct and fire a variety of pumpkin devices to shoot out the veggie: pneumatic air cannons, catapults, centrifugal machines, and other devices are used..
The Delaware Liberty Bell is located on the lawn in front of Legislative Hall, it is a replica of the original.
Magic Age of Steam - Route 82 Yorklyn, DE
Hagley Museum & Library - Wilmington, Delaware -
Historical Society of Delaware - Wilmington, Delaware
Longwood Gardens - Wilmington, Delaware -
Delaware Toy & Miniature Museum - Route 141, Wilmington, Delaware - collection of over 100 dollhouses and rooms, antiques as well as the newly crafted miniatures made by talented artisans serves as a visual documented piece of history.
Grand Opera House - 818 North Market St., Wilmington, Delaware - since 1871
Wilmington and Western Railroad - Wilmington, Delaware - Since 1867, the Wilmington & Western has served the communities along the Red Clay Creek, first as a for-profit transportation route for freight and passengers, and now as a non-profit, historic tourist railroad.
John Dickinson Plantation - Kitts Hummock Road, Dover, Delaware - c.1896
Rockwood Museum - 610 Shipley Rd, Wilmington, Delaware - Delaware's only example of Rural Gothic architecture
Johnson Victrola Museum - Bank and New St, Dover, Delaware - an extensive collection of talking machines, photos, and memorabilia of recording artists
Hagley Museum and Library - 298 Buck Rd., Wilmington, Delaware - interprets the unfolding history of duPont's American enterprise
Nemours Mansion and Gardens - 1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, Delaware - former 300 acre estate of Alfred I. du Pont, the Mansion is a modified Louis XVI French château.c1910
Old Dutch House - East Third Street, New Castle, Delaware - c. 1751
Amstel House - 2 East 4th Street, New Castle, Delaware -
Winterthur Museum and Country Estate - 5105 Kennett Pike, Winterthur, Delaware - Once a Du Pont family retreat, now visitors see antiques and a 60-acre garden of woodlands and waterways
Agricultural Museum and Village - 866 N. du Pont Hwy, Dover, Delaware
- a village with 15 buildings
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