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Our Historic Home

The 1877 Pennsylvania Railroad Station on South College Avenue in Newark is home to the Newark Historical Society's Newark History Museum. The building is an attaction in itself, drawing railroad buffs from around the country. Inside, we offer several galleries full of exhibits that tell the story of Newark, Delaware from 1758 to the present day. We have something to delight visitors of every age. The museum is on the James F. Hall Trail, so stop by when you are out for a Sunday walk or bike ride.

1909 newark passenger railroad station

Ed Herbener real photo postcard of the Newark Passenger Railroad Station ca. 1909.

Hours and Admission

​The Newark History Museum will be open: 

Sundays, 2pm - 5pm
April 2, 2022 to Nov. 19, 2023
and by appointment.

​429 South College Avenue, Newark, Delaware

Admission is always free.

If you would like to arrange a special visit, please email us.

We welcome group tours, scout visits and school field trips.

Directions and Parking

​The Museum is located in the old Newark Passenger Railroad Station, under the South College Avenue railroad bridge, on the north side of the tracks. You will find plenty of free parking beneath the bridge.

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