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Cannonball House

118 Front St, Lewes, DE 19958-1135
+1 302-645-7670
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We take all our friends window shopping downtown

Everyone is fascinated by the cannon ball house. Great part of American history Then head across... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
John P

Enjoyed visiting the Museum - it is free to tour and the staff on duty was very nice. A great... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Diane K
Seaford, Delaware
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118 Front St, Lewes, DE 19958-1135
+1 302-645-7670
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Everyone is fascinated by the cannon ball house. Great part of American history Then head across the street to giligans for a Moscow mule

Thank John P
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Enjoyed visiting the Museum - it is free to tour and the staff on duty was very nice. A great representation of period houses.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

So many reviewed and didn't go in! If you read them only, or don't go IN, you wouldn't know, that's NOT the cannonball out front. It's a 30 minutes or less stop, it's Free, so go INSIDE, and learn a little history. And, find out...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I would like to give this spot a higher rating but they weren't actually open. I called the morning of our visit to confirm their hours and was reassured that they would be open from 11:00-5:00 so we planned our day around this. We showed...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 28 August 2017

A small nicely done naval museum but worth a few minutes and it is free that goes back to when the British ruled.

Thank endjed
Reviewed 8 August 2017

If you are limited in time you can see the cannonball sticking out of the front of the house if you just wander by but since this little house museum is free why not stop in for 10-15 minutes? The exhibits are about the sea...More

Thank SueMPA
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Drove by this place and got out to see the cannonball stuck in the foundation of the house. Not much more to say about this remnant of the conflicts that happened around this area.

Thank Randy C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Only got to take a walk by, so didn't see inside. Interesting to see the cannonball (smaller than I thought it would be) stuck in the wall on the outside though.

Thank swearengen
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Walked around the main streets in Lewes and came upon the Cannonball House. It was closing so we will have to go inside at another time to give a full review. It is a very pretty piece of history.

Thank jmonson
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The Cannonball house gets its name from a cannonball in the foundation from a bombardment of Lewes during the war of 1812. It is also the Maritime Museum that explores Lewes' connection to the sea - fishing, the River/Bay Pilots, and the breakwaters of the...More

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25 October 2015|
Response from Prawet J | Reviewed this property |
The Cannonball House is free. It is part of the Lewes historic society. It is located down town area a few blocks from the historic site.