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New Castle Court House Museum, New Castle

(4.4/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web)
The New Castle Court House Museum is the center of a circle with a 12-mile radius that defines most of the border between the states of Delaware and Pennsylvania and parts of the borders between Delaware and New Jersey and Maryland.It is one of the oldest courthouses in the United States and has played a role in a number of historic events. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1972. The building is also a contributing property to a second National Historic Landmark, the New Castle Historic District. It is part of First State National Historical Park.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • 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 th...  more »
  • 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 
  • 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 pl...  more »
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  • I love this area and enjoy all the history it has to offer. A great place to walk and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
  • Really cool historic building and interior. Lots of history. Pleasant helpful staff
  • I had a great time, and the admission was free! The building was amazing, and the guide, Mr. David P. Price, did a fantastic job explaining the history.