Historic Architecture: A View into the Past
The Lewes Historical Society celebrates over 50 years of embracing Lewes’ history by offering multiple tour options to the public. Discover historic destinations downtown, learn intriguing facts about our region’s maritime history, and experience history as it comes alive. Find out about our lighthouses, cemeteries, historic architecture, maritime monuments, and more.
The town of Lewes boasts multiple architectural styles throughout several eras within a three-block radius. This 60-minute tour includes an introduction to the historic district and its various stylistic elements, with an emphasis on the homes of important historic families and notable people from throughout the past three centuries in Lewes.
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Tour Days and Times:
Sunday April 17 & Sunday April 24 2022 @ 4:00 pm
May 1st through October 28th 2022, Sundays and Thursdays @ 4:00
$10 per adult
Please note: Tours often sell out quickly. Pre-registration is required for all tours and closes 30 minutes prior to the start time. Unfortunately, at this time, we can not take "walk-ons", due to COVID-19 restrictions. Thank you for helping us comply with DE mandates and keep our volunteers and visitors safe.
All Walking Tour tickets Include FREE Admission to the Lewes Historical Society's Historic Campus Buildings and Grounds.
Current LHS Members receive a 20% discount on adult tickets. (For information on how to become a member click here.)
Children under 12 & Students with School ID cards are only $5.
The Lewes Historical Society is committed to the safety of our visitors, volunteers, and staff. All walking tour reservations are limited to the maximum number of allowed individuals, practicing social distancing as mandated by Delaware Health and Social Services (DHSS). All participants are required to wear a face-covering for the duration of their tour. Each attendee must maintain a social distance of six (6) feet between individuals of different households. We appreciate your compliance with the health and comfort of our guides and your fellow patrons.