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New Castle Court House

211 Delaware St, New Castle, DE 19720-4815
+1 302-323-4453
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A bit dull if you're not a history buff

Frankly, not the most interesting old court house I've seen. The guide was pleasant and... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
MJWalsh
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Irvine, CA
Learned Alot

We like history so we enjoyed our guide's interactive tour an insights on the original riverside... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
S.R.F. M
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Delaware approved the Declaration of Independence in this building, which was constructed in 1732.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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211 Delaware St, New Castle, DE 19720-4815
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+1 302-323-4453
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Frankly, not the most interesting old court house I've seen. The guide was pleasant and enthusiastic, but the tour suffers in comparison to many other historical building tours I've taken.

Thank MJWalsh
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We like history so we enjoyed our guide's interactive tour an insights on the original riverside New Castle. You will too.

1  Thank S.R.F. M
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

There isn't much open in February, but thankfully the Courthouse was open. The tour was excellent. The guide was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. He shared history of New Castle and Delaware. The building itself is interesting too. Highly recommend a visit.

1  Thank barbara115de
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Took the tour one afternoon on our way home from NJ. Learned alot about this area that I didn't know before. Beautifullly restored court room and very informative exhibits upstairs. Guide was pleasant, knowledgable and able to answer all questions without losing a beat. Made...More

1  Thank passlaw2
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This place is very worthwhile, especially if you into history. The guides there are very knowledgeable and the tour was very interesting. I knew very little actually about Delaware history but left there with much of the story about how it became America's first state....More

1  Thank FiveRingFever
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Just like this structure. Extremely well preserved with careful attention not to minimize modern distractions and utilities. Just didn't have time to go in

1  Thank Jim S
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

History galore here, learn about the Dutch and the Norwegian influence in this quaint semi English looking village. The houses are so pretty and the cobble lane novel for America. Really delightful place to visit and located right on the water front. Worth a visit.

1  Thank D P
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The free guided tour of the Court House not only provided the history of the building, but also the history of the development of the area. Our guide was very informative along with entertaining.

1  Thank TwoT0Travel
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I love this area and enjoy all the history it has to offer. A great place to walk and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Thank HurricaneEmpress
Reviewed 28 June 2016

My husband and I love traveling to historic towns on vacation, and New castle was great! You will definitely want to stop here and any of the towns other historic houses!

Thank zjewelsco
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