Delaware Capitol

Increase your knowledge of Delaware’s history at the Delaware Capitol. Groups can take a tour of the Legislative Hall, a Georgian-style building that has been the home of Delaware’s General Assembly since 1933. Groups will marvel at the building’s Colonial Revival architecture as they tour the West Entryway, House Chamber, Senate Chamber, and Governor’s Ceremonial Office. Groups must call in advance to schedule a tour.
 
Contact Info 
Address: Legislative Hall, 411 Legislative Avenue, Dover, DE 19901. Kent County. Tel: 302-739-9194. Website: www.regulations.delaware.gov/Tour/. Hrs: Weekdays, 8:30AM-3:30PM.
 
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 30-45 minutes. Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Historic Site Lesson Plan

While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, such as Philadelphia’s Independence Hall or Washington D.C.’s National Mall, consider reasons for preserving them. They are historically significant and can be visited, toured, and admired. Students learn about the historical relevance of specific historical sites and the importance of preserving these sites.... Continue