Belmont Hall

Belmont Hall, a Georgian mansion built in 1773, is one of the most treasured and historic houses in Delaware.  Surrounded by spacious grounds and beautiful gardens, Belmont is a fascinating place to  visit.  Arrange a tour or come to one of our special events where you will learn about local and state history, hear stories about the people who have called Belmont home, and enjoy the pleasant grounds.

This magnificent mansion surrounded by stately trees, rolling lawns, and lovely gardens is available to make your own special event a lifetime memory.  Imagine holding your business meeting or entertaining guests at a party or wedding at this unique setting.  Read more...

Join the Friends of Belmont Hall

Join us in becoming an active member.  Working together we can meet the goals of  the mission of the Friends of Belmont Hall.

Next meetings

Wednesday Sept. 17  at 7:00 pm at Belmont Hall

Wednesday Oct. 15 at 7:00 pm at Belmont Hall


The Friends of Belmont Hall holds meetings on the third Wednesday of most months.  Please join us!

See  About Friends of Belmont Hall


Historic Belmont Hall is available for tours of 4 or more by appointment.

Belmont Hall is open for tours by appointment.  Call 302-264-9048 or email to schedule your tour.

adults:   $3.00               students K – 12:   $1.00        members:  free

School tours and large groups over 25  need to be scheduled at least 2 weeks in advance.

Arrangements can be made to tour the Smyrna Museum before or after your tour of Belmont Hall.  Located at 11 South Main Street, the Smyrna Museum Complex consists of  the Barracks, a Georgian brick house built in the late 1790′s, and the Plank House built in the early 1700′s.  There is no charge to tour the Smyrna Museum.   See  for more information.

If you wish to tour Belmont Hall and the Smyrna Museum on the same day, we can schedule both tours.


 Future Events:

Join us on Sunday October 19th for our Belmont Hall Volunteer Party!  Come and enjoy refreshments and learn about becoming a member of the Friends of Belmont Hall and about the opportunities to volunteer with us !   more info later


Local Happenings:


 September 13 and October 18           

Historic Haunted Investigation Tour!

Have you ever wanted to be a ghost hunter??
Ever wondered how paranormal investigations work? This is your chance to become part of the team!

Delmarva Historic Haunts, Inc., a history friendly paranormal group based in Milford, will be conducting haunted tours and paranormal investigations in Smyrna on September 13 and October 18! They want you to be part of their investigation!

Come along as they investigate the Smyrna Museum and the Plank House, as well as, the Delaware House and the Presley Spruance House.

Both dates offer two tour times: 7:30 pm or 10:30 pm. All groups will begin and end at the Smyrna Museum.

Ticket prices are $25 per person.  You must be 13 or older to attend this event.

All ticket sales benefit the Duck Creek Historical Society, our local non-profit organization that oversees, and staffs the always free Smyrna Museum.

Advanced Payment and Registration is Required

  Contact us today to secure your space!         302.653.1320



Delaware Sampler Identification Days

Sponsored by the Sampler Consortium and the Sampler Archive Project

Bring your antique needlework samplers to one of the two fall Sampler ID Days to be photographed and documented for the Sampler Archive Project, a national online sampler database.


Sunday September 21, 2014            10:00 am – 4:00 p.m.

Biggs Museum, 406 Federal Street, Dover, DE


Saturday, November 22, 2014        10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Historic Odessa Foundation, 201 Main Street, Odessa, DE


 If you have more than two samplers, please contact Ryan Grover at 302 674-2111 ext. 108 or to make an appointment.





























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