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Ryves Holt House

Ryves Holt House
weekly on Thursday, Friday and Saturday

218 Second Street
Lewes, DE 19958
United States


38.7757754, -75.1411979


The Ryves Holt House will re-open on Thursday, January 28th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Museum Store & Information Center will be open Thursdays through Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

DUE TO CURRENT PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERNS, ACCESS TO EXHIBITIONS AND/OR ADVERTISED PROGRAMMING MAY BE AMENDED OR TEMPORARILY RESTRICTED. 

IF YOU ARE NOT FEELING WELL, WE ASK THAT YOU PLEASE CONSIDER RESCHEDULING YOUR VISIT FOR A TIME WHEN YOU WILL ENJOY THE EXHIBITIONS AND PROGRAMMING MORE FULLY. 

The Ryves Holt House is home to the Lewes Historical Societies Gift Shop and Information Center.

Explore the Ryves Holt House -- Delaware's Oldest -- and now part of First State National Historical Park.  Lewes's early history from 1631 - 1787 is revealed here including the story of Zwanendael, the first European settlement in Delaware, the Mason & Dixon Line, and Lewes's role in the journey to ratifying the Constitution in 1787.


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