Frequently Asked Questions

What are your hours?

Buildings open March through December. Group and school tours year round by reservation. Operating hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 10 AM - 4:30 PM. Last tour is at 3:00 PM. Call for special times and prices for December Holiday tour. Closed Monday, Easter, July 4, Thanksgiving Day, December 24 and 25, January and February.

What are the admission rates?

Adults $10.00; Groups, Seniors, Students $8.00 ; Children under 6 are free. Member discounts available.

How can I become a member?

Click here to join online today.

Are children welcome?

Yes, children are encouraged! We have so much for families at Odessa, with special events and activities. Check our events calendar for more information.

Where are you located?

Historic Houses of Odessa is 23 miles south of Wilmington just east of Route 13 and 24 miles north of Dover. Please visit our directions page for exact locations and door - to - door directions.

Can I hold my wedding or special event at Odessa?

Yes! We host many weddings, corporate events and other special occasions during the year. See our events page for more information.  Take a look and see how others have planned their wedding on the grounds of the Historic Odessa Foundation.