Places to Visit

Find local family fun in our attractions guide. Search by type of place, location, recommended ages and more.

More ideas for things to do as a family from MetroKids:

Family Fun Calendar >> Weekend Planner >>  

← Return to search

Places to Visit

Zwaanendael Museum

Map102 Kings Hwy.
Lewes, DE 19958
302-645-1148
    Categories:
  • History Museums & Sites

Description:

Explore Lewes-area maritime history at this museum, site of the first Dutch settlement in Delaware. You’ll learn how sailors used to lift heavy canvas sails & how people once dressed for the beach. Plus: discover all sorts of sea creatures, from horseshoe crabs to mysterious objects that were found on the beach in 2004. Kidbit: The Zwaanendaal Merman statue is made from fish, hair, ivory and a shrunken monkey head, among other curiosities.

Nov2010History

Additional Information:

County: DE - Sussex County
Free Admission?: Free
Ages: All Ages/Families
Elementary School Age
Middle School & Teens
Parents
Offers Field Trips?: yes
Grades for Field Trips: 0 Early Ed / Preschool
0 Kindergarten
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12

Is this your company? Update or enhance your listings »

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
{/if}