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The Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum is a historic site located within Delaware Seashore State Park. Self-guided tours of the museum are offered year round and provide visitors with the opportunity to learn about the history of the United...more
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The restored Indian River Life-Saving Station is located on Rt. 1 North bound (Delaware Seashore State Park). Is a nice piece of history and landmark of the area. The restored building is served as a museum of the mission with a small fee to see...More
After driving past this for years we stopped in today. It’s an interesting little museum which consists of a gift shop, a room to watch a video on the Lifesaving Service, a
Predecessor of the coast guard, and the renovated “station”. There is a restored...More
Wonderful experience, very well planned and informative museum. The lantern tour was done perfectly, just the right amount of time,and Jesse was a great guide. Fascinating history on the eastern shore of the surfman from long ago. I would recommend this highly for anyone interested...More
Visited this museum along with the Shipwreck museum in Fenwick. Great to learn about the precursor to the Coast Guard. The video shown is just the right length to keep the attention of a 6 & 9 year old and then off send them to...More
Recently, I had an opportunity to visit and tour the Indian River Life-Saving Station, just south of Dewey Beach, Delaware, and one of the centerpieces of the Delaware Seashore State Park. The life-saving station is situated on the northbound side of Route 1 (Coastal Highway),...More
If your into history of the area, this is a good place to go. You can purchase your beach passes here, as well as they have a small gift shop, as well as the tour. Off season hours are hit or miss.More
Date of experience: March 2018
Laura S, General Manager at Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum at Delaware Seashore State Park, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018
Hi Joseph! Thank you so much for the positive review! Just so you know, we are open 7 days/week from April 2 - October 31. Our hours are not hit or miss in the off season (November 1 - March 31), they are just reduced...More
This is a nice place to have a look at off season but it was closed on late November day. They close at 4:30 . It is an interesting building even from the outside but I hope to see the interior next time.