Amstel House


Amstel House at 2 East 4th Street in New Castle, Delaware is one of the historic homes that can be toured by residents and state visitors. The New Castle Historical Society is in charge of the house museums for upkeep and tour options. Many of the homes were built by Dutch laborers. They also housed British colonial governors and other individuals of importance. Amstel House dates back to the 18th century. It is a brick construction with Federal architecture.

Amstel House was built by Dr. John Finney, a wealthy landowner, in the 1730s. The house retains its original artwork and hearth.

Walk in tours and guided tours are possible from April through December. Museum hours are Wednesday through Saturday 10am to 4pm. Guided tours begin at 10am, 12pm, and 2pm. On Sunday the house is open 12pm to 4pm, with tours at 12pm and 2pm. Tours last about 40 minutes. Amstel House also has a garden that can be toured from sunrise to sunset.

Tickets for entry are $4 for adults of the Amstel House. For those wishing to visit Amstel and the Dutch House entry is $7. Children's pricing is $1.50 for 6 to 12. A combination ticket is $2.50.

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