Directions - Wilmington Campus and Read House & Gardens

To Wilmington Campus
5th and N. Market Streets, Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 655-7161

Traveling North from I-95:
Exit 6 (Martin Luther King Blvd., Maryland Avenue); at the bottom of the exit ramp stay in the far right lane and turn right onto Maryland Avenue; turn right onto Martin Luther King Blvd.; stay in second to last left hand lane; follow signs to turn left onto Orange Street. After turning left onto Orange, make a right hand turn onto Sixth Street.  If you wish to park on Shipley Street, you can turn right here. If you wish to park on King Street, follow Sixth Street to King Street, make a right onto King Street, and get into the far left hand lane for the Courthouse parking lot.
The Delaware History Museum, Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage, and Old Town Hall are at 504 North Market Street, under the arch! The Research Library and Willingtown Square are at 505 North Market Street.

Traveling South from I-95:
Exit 6 (Martin Luther King Blvd., stay in second to last left hand lane; follow signs to turn left onto Orange Street. After turning left onto Orange, make a right at Sixth Street.  If you wish to park on Shipley Street, you can turn right here. If you wish to park on King Street, follow Sixth Street to King Street, make a right onto King Street, and get into the far left hand lane for the Courthouse parking lot.
The Delaware History Museum, Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage, and Old Town Hall are at 504 North Market Street, under the arch! The Research Library and Willingtown Square are at 505 North Market Street.


To Read House & Gardens:
42 The Strand, New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 322-8411


From I-95 (north or south)
Take exit 5A (New Castle) to Rt. 141 South. Take Rt. 141 South approximately 4 miles to the intersection of Rt. 273 and Rt. 9.  Turn left and follow for approximately 1/2 mile to a fork in the road marked with a sign reading "Welcome to Historic New Castle." Take the right-hand fork (Delaware Street).  Proceed on Delaware Street to 2nd Street. Turn left on 2nd Street, right on Harmony Street, and right onto The Strand.

The Read House & Gardens will be on your right.

You are also welcome to click here if you would like to check on specific traffic or possible construction during your visit.

Delaware History Museum   |  Mitchell Center for African American Heritage   |   Old Town Hall   |   Research Library   |   Willingtown Square    |   Read House & Gardens  

(302) 655-7161  deinfo@dehistory.org
505 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
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The Delaware Historical Society is the statewide, non-profit organization that explores, preserves, shares, and promotes Delaware history, heritage, and culture to strengthen our community.