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Dutch House Museum and Gardens

32 East Third Street, New Castle, DE 19720
+1 302-322-2794
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Part of tour offered by Historic Association

Take the combined tour offered by Historic Association. Interesting look at a tradesman's typical... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
Patito217
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
A Lot of History

Built in the late 1600s, this small but well designed house is very impressive. The guide will give... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
TwoT0Travel
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New Jersey, USA
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This house dates back to the late 1600s and is documented to be the oldest structure in town, and the second oldest in the state. The Dutch House is a rare example of an early Colonial-era middle class family home.
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15 Oct 2016
“Part of tour offered by Historic Association”
13 Sep 2016
“A Lot of History”
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32 East Third Street, New Castle, DE 19720
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Take the combined tour offered by Historic Association. Interesting look at a tradesman's typical 1700's home. Entire area of historic New Castle is well worth the visit.

1  Thank Patito217
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Built in the late 1600s, this small but well designed house is very impressive. The guide will give the history of the house and improvements that where made over time.

1  Thank TwoT0Travel
Reviewed 28 June 2016

If you are a history buff you will love New Castle and this place is a must stop on the list! Lots to learn here and its a good look into the past.

1  Thank zjewelsco
Reviewed 14 July 2015

This is a small house and wonderfully preserved. You stop at the Armory not far from the old court house to buy tour tickets for this house and the Amstel House. The tour guides are very good. This area is a wonderful example of our...More

3  Thank Natalie B
Reviewed 20 May 2015

I have been to the Old Dutch House a few times and it never ceases to interest me since each volunteer adds something else to the presentation and story.....so hard to imagine living during that time, we are so spoiled and we don't even realize...More

2  Thank BugabooRiley
Reviewed 17 April 2014

This can also be combined with the Amstel House (recommended). This is very Dutch worker's house nicely restored with a small garden also for visiting. Seen by tour of about one hour with a very knowledgable guide. The upstairs is not open (difficult stairs to...More

1  Thank DrPaulS
Reviewed 18 September 2013

Its amazing that at one point 9 people could have lived in a place this small. There's a nice tidy yard and a garden in the colonial style that's maintained by a local group. A worthwhile half hour of your time!

1  Thank DayTripDude
Reviewed 4 August 2013

This little home is the second oldest in Delaware, built in the late 1600's. It is an interesting look at colonial life, but on the day we visited the air conditioning wasn't working well and it was a bit stuffy, causing 2 visitors to need...More

1  Thank Steph9732
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Historical building around one of the oldest churches in the state and on the East Coast. Nice walk and history buffs would love the inside.

1  Thank mb764
Reviewed 13 July 2013 via mobile

A charming house luckily still standing thru the generosity of a DuPont. Gives insight into the surroundings and life of working families in a port town. The architecture is unique Worth a visit.

1  Thank Lynne S
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