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Art Centers and Museums

Bethany Beach History Museum 
214 Garfield Pkwy., Bethany Beach, 539-8011, www.townofbethanybeach.com
Memorabilia, photographs and documents housed in the town hall explain the resort’s history. 

Cannonball House
Front and Bank streets, Lewes, 645-7670, www.historiclewes.org
Famous for the cannonball still in its facade, this building is also home to the Lewes Historical Society’s maritime museum and is open year-round.

Coastal Camera Club
Cadbury at Lewes, 17028 Cadbury Circle, Lewes, 541-0483, www.coastalcameraclub.com
The club shares the knowledge and experience of its members and displays their work.

DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum
708 Coastal Hwy., Fenwick Island, 539-9366, www.discoversea.com
This private museum includes artifacts recovered from centuries-old shipwrecks.

Gallery One 
32 Atlantic Ave., Ocean View, 537-5055, www.galleryonede.com
Local, award-winning artists and artisans display their love for art in a variety of media. 

Gallery 50
50B Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth Beach, 227-2050, www.gallery50art.com
Contemporary art in various mediums and custom framing.  

Governor Ross Mansion & Plantation 
23669 Ross Station Road, Seaford, 628-9828, www.seafordhistoricalsociety.com
The mansion, slave quarters and spacious grounds offer a glimpse of life before the Civil War. 

Lewes Life-Saving Station Boathouse
​Pilottown Road and Shipcarpenter Street, Lewes, 645-7670, www.historiclewes.org
Houses equipment used by 19th-century surfmen.

Nanticoke Indian Museum 
27073 John J. Williams Hwy., Millsboro, 945-7022, www.nanticokeindians.org
Native American jewelry, pottery, arrowheads and spears. 

Peninsula Gallery
520 E. Savannah Road, Lewes, 645-0551, www.peninsula-gallery.com
Works by area contemporary realist and Impressionistic artists, custom framing and restoration. 

Rehoboth Art League
12 Dodds Lane, Rehoboth Beach, 227-8408, www.rehobothartleague.org
This community institution focuses on arts promotion and education through classes, events and exhibits.  

Rehoboth Beach Museum 
511 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach, 227-7310, www.rehobothbeachmuseum.org
Houses exhibits related to the 115-year-old town and operates the Anna Hazzard House, a camp meeting tent on Christian Street. 

Seaford Museum
203 High St., Seaford, 628-9828, www.seafordhistoricalsociety.com
Covers history from a local perspective. 

Treasures of the Sea 
Delaware Tech, 21179 College Drive, Georgetown, 259-6150, www.treasuresofthesea.org
See treasures from the wreck of the Spanish galleon Atocha.

Zwaanendael Museum 
102 Kings Hwy., Lewes, 645-1148, www.history.delaware.gov/museums
Learn about the Dutch settlement of Lewes in 1631.



Rehoboth Beach Film Society 
107 Truitt Ave., Rehoboth Beach, 645-9095, www.rehobothfilm.com
Holds an independent film festival each November.



Coastal Concerts
P.O. Box 685, Lewes, (888) 212-6458, www.coastalconcerts.org
The volunteer group presents six concerts a year of classical music.  

Mid-Atlantic Symphony 
P.O. Box 1697, Ocean Pines, Md., (888) 846-8600, www.midatlanticsymphony.org
Performs four classical concerts a year and features world-renowned guest soloists. 

Southern Delaware Chorale 
P.O. Box 444, Rehoboth Beach, 260-7022, www.southerndelawarechorale.org
Performs choral music during two concerts each year.



Clear Space Theatre Company
20 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach, 227-2270, www.clearspacetheatre.org
Offers top-quality productions year-round, including performances for families. 

Delaware Comedy Theatre 
131 Glade Circle West, Rehoboth Beach, 258-5443, www.delawarecomedytheatre.com
Improv comedy shows and workshops.

Foot Light Productions
516 Kings Hwy., Lewes, 645-7220, www.footlightproductions.org
Offers dinner cabarets, murder mysteries and other performances.

The Freeman Stage at Bayside
31750 Lake View Drive, Selbyville, 436-3015, www.freemanstage.org
The open-air stage offers quality live performances for all ages.

Milton Theatre
110 Union St., Milton, 684-3038, www.pcade.com
Operated by the Premier Centre for the Arts, the venue hosts plays, concerts, theater, dance classes and more.

Possum Point Players 
441 Old Laurel Road, Georgetown, 856-3460, www.possumpointplayers.org
This community group performs five main stage performances a season.

Rehoboth Summer Children’s Theatre 
P.O. Box 871, Rehoboth Beach 227-6766, www.rehobothchildrenstheatre.org
This professional theater company mounts shows based on classic children’s tales.

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