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Kalmar Nyckel Foundation

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Located on East Seventh Street, adjacent to Swedes Landing. The Kalmar Nyckel was the ship that brought the first European settlers to establish a permanent settlement in the Delaware Valley in 1638. The Kalmar Nyckel shipyard contains a complex of historical, cultural and educational facilities and offers guided tours of the shipbuilding facilities.

Open Monday through Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday noon-4pm; closed holidays.

Location: 1124 E. Seventh St., Wilmington Delaware 19801 Telephone 302-429-7447

Other History nearby:
(Smyrna) Allee House
(Philadelphia) American Swedish Historical Museum
(New Castle) Amstel House
(Philadelphia) B Free Franklin Post Office & Museum
(Batsto) Batsto Historic Village
(Philadelphia) Betsy Ross House

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