Econo Lodge Airport
232 S. Dupont Hwy.
New Castle, DE 19720
Phone: (302) 322-4500
Fax: (302) 322-9612
Arts & Museums
See, hear and touch Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Feel the wind in your face and experience the thrill and excitement of traveling the American road. Interactive, educational family fun for all ages. Tour Groups Welcome. Open Mon, Tues, 9a.m.-6p.m./Wed, Thurs, & Fri. 9 a.m.-8 p.m./ Sat. 8 a.m.-8 p.m./ Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Old New Castle Court House is one of the few lasting courthouses of the 1600s. Built in 1775, the building now functions as a museum for local history and culture. Facts suggest that this courthouse was Delaware's first capital building.Call ahead for details.
The Dutch House possesses a huge collection of historical items used by the Dutch who lived in Delaware. Artifacts from the 17th century associated with Dutch lifestyle is worth the time taken to visit this house. Call ahead for details.
Old Library Museum, built in 1892, is a beautiful hexagon-shaped structure possessing some of Newcastle's most interesting artifacts; most of which are derived from the New Castle Library Company.
Operated by the American Heart Association, this educational museum offers modern exhibits and interesting classes all designed to help us lead healthier lives. There are 24 high tech, interactive exhibits illustrating how the heart and cardiovascular system work. Open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Harley-Davidson museum and dealership, next to Mikes Famous Roadside Restaurant.
Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame is dedicated to all those personalities that have done exceptional work in the field of sports within the State of Delaware. Apart from sports-persons, coaches, journalists as well as administrative officials are included.
The Center offers a gallery, giftshop, dining area, and banquet facilities.
Delaware History Museum with its three galleries ensures that visitors get to see new and unique exhibits every time they are here. Collectibles, paintings, art pieces and many other objects are on display.
Housed inside the University of Delaware are the University Museums which include the Mineralogical Museum, the Mechanical Hall and the Old College Gallery, all of which have different open hours. The Old College Gallery possesses over 10,000 exhibits with the focus being mostly on vintage and modern photography, while the gorgeous Mechanical Hall is known for its exciting permanent and roving exhibits. The Mineralogical Museum attracts those with a penchant for minerals, rocks, fossils and century-old artifacts that have been meticulously preserved. Note: All galleries have free admission and are open to the general public.
Repository for art objects and cultural artifacts spanning ancient times through the present. Great for students interested in pursuing careers in the field.
Internationally recognized repository of important mineral specimens from around the world.