The Lewes Historical Society invites you to tour historic Lewes. Discover historic destinations downtown, learn fun facts about our region’s maritime history, and experience history as it comes alive. Learn about our lighthouses, cemeteries, historic architecture, maritime monuments, and more.
The Lewes Historical Society celebrates over 50 years of embracing Lewes history by offering multiple tour options to the public.
Guides are passionate historians, and an hour can seem like a few minutes as they talk about local legends and events…American History has never been so fascinating. - Malerie Yolen-Cohen, 14 Great Things to Do in Southern Delaware, Huffington Post, 11/21/2015
Click on the tour name for tour descriptions and 2016 Schedules
- Life in Lewes Tour- begins April 16!
- Maritime Walking Tour- begins April 25!
- Lewes Legends Tour- begins July 6!
- Architectural Walking Tour- begins April 16!
Field Trips and Group Tours
Field trips can be arranged year-round to show the highlights of Lewes in a meaningful context. For more information about interactive education and field trips, click here.
Groups of 8 or more guests are considered large group tours and we ask that you contact us for tour options so that we can best meet your group's needs. Click here for more information and to register for a group tour.
For more information, please contact 302-645-7670.