We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Preservation Forge

Address: 114 West Third St, Lewes, DE
Improve this listing
Ranked #11 of 14 Attractions in Lewes
Type: Museums
Attraction details
Type: Museums

Hotels near Preservation Forge

Write a Review

3 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    1
    0
    2
    0
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Lewes, Delaware
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
31 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Well, whilst we were wandering around Lewes, trying to burn off calories gained from a beaut lunch. We came across the Forge, a good deal of "stuff" on display; but, even having lingered for 10+ minutes nobody fronted to ask if we were interested in any of the "items". There was a wrench that did take Diane's eye; needing one... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oak Ridge, New Jersey
Top Contributor
614 reviews 614 reviews
306 attraction reviews
475 helpful votes 475 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I'm a blacksmith and I was visiting Lewes while on a break from a nearby blacksmithing conference, so I couldn't very well pass up John's forge. The best thing about it is that it is first and foremost a working forge. Williamsbirg is a working forge, but its priority is interpretation for tourists. Preservation Forge's interior ain't pretty (Except to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Delaware
Top Contributor
669 reviews 669 reviews
270 attraction reviews
1,253 helpful votes 1,253 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2011

My husband and I have been into Lewes several times & have never seen this place open. However, the other day we noticed the doors were wide open & we couldn't help but take a peek. At the time we arrived, there was an older gentleman speaking with another visitor. He never took a moment to greet us OR ask... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 6

Travelers who viewed Preservation Forge also viewed

 

Been to Preservation Forge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Preservation Forge staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?