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.
Ed Herbener real photo postcard of the Newark Passenger Railroad Station ca. 1909.
We are closed from Nov. 21, 2022 to March 31, 2023.
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 give us a call at 302-224-2408.
We welcome group tours, scout visits and school field trips.
Directions and Parking
The Museum is located in the old Pennsylvania 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.