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Dutch House Museum and Gardens

32 E 3rd St, New Castle, DE 19720-5006
+1 302-322-2794
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One of the oldest homes in Delaware

Built in the late 1600s. Small unique home and informative volunteers present. Tickets sold at the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
IllinoisKate1
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Chicago, Illinois
Little Place. Tons of History.

It was part of the package. We entered through the garden which took up most of the... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
JohnBCowgill
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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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6 days ago
“One of the oldest homes in Delaware”
Sep 6, 2017
“Little Place. Tons of History.”
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32 E 3rd St, New Castle, DE 19720-5006
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Built in the late 1600s. Small unique home and informative volunteers present. Tickets sold at the Arsenal. Combination ticket for Amstel House and Dutch House for $10.00 adult.

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

It was part of the package. We entered through the garden which took up most of the property. It is a small house, but so much happened here. A must see.

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Reviewed October 15, 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.

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Reviewed September 13, 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
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Reviewed June 28, 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
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Reviewed July 13, 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
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Reviewed May 20, 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
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Reviewed April 17, 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
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Reviewed September 18, 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
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Reviewed August 4, 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
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