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Enjoyed visiting the Museum - it is free to tour and the staff on duty was very nice. A great... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Diane K
Seaford, Delaware
We went in.

So many reviewed and didn't go in! If you read them only, or don't go IN, you wouldn't know, that's... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Brian D
Ithaca, New York
via mobile
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118 Front St, Lewes, DE 19958-1135
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I visited this cool little museum recently. It has several rooms. One focused on the pilots that take ships out of Lewes, one focused on the menhaden fish industry, one had a very cool 1600 pirates chest, and the upstairs had a...More

Thank mekopp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cannonball House built c1760. Struck by a British cannonball during the War of 1812. The Cannonball House is now home to The Lewes Historical Society’s Maritime Museum.Open daily 10-4.

Thank IllinoisKate1
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Everyone is fascinated by the cannon ball house. Great part of American history Then head across the street to giligans for a Moscow mule

Thank John P
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Enjoyed visiting the Museum - it is free to tour and the staff on duty was very nice. A great representation of period houses.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

So many reviewed and didn't go in! If you read them only, or don't go IN, you wouldn't know, that's NOT the cannonball out front. It's a 30 minutes or less stop, it's Free, so go INSIDE, and learn a little history. And, find out...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

I would like to give this spot a higher rating but they weren't actually open. I called the morning of our visit to confirm their hours and was reassured that they would be open from 11:00-5:00 so we planned our day around this. We showed...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 28 August 2017

A small nicely done naval museum but worth a few minutes and it is free that goes back to when the British ruled.

Thank endjed
Reviewed 8 August 2017

If you are limited in time you can see the cannonball sticking out of the front of the house if you just wander by but since this little house museum is free why not stop in for 10-15 minutes? The exhibits are about the sea...More

Thank SueMPA
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Drove by this place and got out to see the cannonball stuck in the foundation of the house. Not much more to say about this remnant of the conflicts that happened around this area.

Thank Randy C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Only got to take a walk by, so didn't see inside. Interesting to see the cannonball (smaller than I thought it would be) stuck in the wall on the outside though.

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25 October 2015|
Response from Prawet J | Reviewed this property |
The Cannonball House is free. It is part of the Lewes historic society. It is located down town area a few blocks from the historic site.