Sleep Inn & Suites Rehoboth Beach
18451 Coastal Hwy
Lewes, DE 19958
Phone: (302) 645-6464
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Arts & Museums
Zwaanendael were the Dutch immigrants to Delaware in the early 17th Century. They were the first colonial settlement in Delaware, and this site is now known as the city of Lewes. Three centuries later, Zwaanendael Museum was established to celebrate these early inhabitants of Delaware. The museum building is a beautiful brick structure, replicating the town hall of Dutch city Hoorn. The two floors of this museum feature exhibits displaying the life of the first settlers as well as the local history of Lewes.
A group of twenty-two watercolor artists from the Mid-Atlantic Coast in Lewes who get together and display their collective works on Wednesdays through Sundays.
Erected before 1797 and struck by a cannonball in April 1813 during British War of 1812 bombardment of Lewes. Tour tickets include the Lewes Historical Complex.
The Ryves Holt House is supposedly Delaware’s oldest existing house. It was proposed using dendrochronology that the house dates back to 1665. It was run down for the longest period and local residents of Lewes founded the Lewes Historical Society in 1962 to take over the house. Since then, it functions as the society’s information center and gift shop and various events are held here to promote preservation of historical monuments. Its architecture boasts a quirky exterior replete with red bricks, yellow windows and a green-sloped roof. Here you can find information on various other historically-significant places in Delaware, plus you can pick up some antique memorabilia.
A very busy picture framing shop that also features a two room gallery. One gallery displays mostly regional artists while the other presents rotating shows by national artists.
A camp meeting tent dating to the 1890s that has become a museum featuring artifacts and memorabilia from this period.
Historic buildings once owned by Mr. Marvel including the Barrel Roof Barn, the Epworth Methodist Episcopal Church, the Workman Barn, the Lynch Building , and the Blacksmith Shop.
More than 600 dolls located in the Delaware Technical and Community College Library.
Historical display of early ship-building tools and records.
Housed in a former post office building, the Milford Museum
The Milford Museum housed in a former post office building, gives us an idea of the history of Milford city and its beginnings on the Mispillion River. The museum has a huge collection of spoons, coins and novelties from a bygone era. Some of the exhibits explain the architecture, early settlements and interesting articrafts. The museum gives you a look at the rich heritage of the city's varied architecture and settlements. The display of the antique doll collection and informative photographs are not to be missed out. Guided tours are available and the in house library explains in detail the rich history of Delaware state.
An Early American open-air living history museum, Historic Cold Spring Village "brings to life the day-to-day activities of villagers living in South Jersey during the