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.
The Friends of Belmont Hall are always looking for volunteers! We need office assistants, gardeners, rental monitors, helpers at special events, and more! You will learn more about history, enjoy helping in beautiful surroundings, and have fun, too!
Wednesday November 18th at 7:00 pm at Belmont Hall
Wednesday January 20th at 7:00 pm at Belmont Hall
The Friends of Belmont Hall holds meetings on the third Wednesday of most months. Please join us!
Christmas at Belmont Hall
Home for Christmas 1865
Our annual Christmas at Belmont Hall will be on
Saturday December the 12th from 1 – 4 pm!
This year marks 150 years since the end of the Civil War in 1865! Come and commemorate the end of the war and talk to Civil War re-enactors from the Sons of Union Veterans and the 2nd Delaware.
Enjoy traditional decorations from the late 18th to early 20th century.
While you enjoy a cup of wassail and some gingerbread you can listen to Civil War music played by the re-enactors’ band, Field Soup, or enjoy beloved Christmas songs played on the piano.
Meet Jolly Old Nick in the Santa Room upstairs and let him know your Christmas wishes. In the next room listen to someone read the well known poem, The Night Before Christmas.
Take a sleigh ride in a horse drawn sleigh. Children can create old time ornaments to take home to decorate their Christmas trees!
The historic house will be beautifully decorated for the holidays by the Duck Creek Gardeners Club.
Lots to learn and lots of fun for adults and children!!!
From 1:00 until 4:00 pm on Saturday December 12th
Adults $5 Children 4 to high school seniors $2
Historic Belmont Hall Open House
Sunday December 13th 2 – 4 pm
Our Open House is being held in conjunction with the Smyrna Historic District Holiday Walking and House Tour held from 3 – 6 pm.
Please note that the Belmont Hall’s Open House ends at 4 pm. If you plan on visiting Belmont Hall come at 2:00 so you can go into Smyrna and join the Walking and House Tour at 3:00 in order to see all of the houses on tour.
More Holiday Activities in Smyrna!
Smyrna Historic District
Holiday Walking and House Tour
Sunday Dec. 13th 3 – 6 pm
Take a self guided walking tour of the Smyrna Historic District that features lovely outdoor displays and ten historic houses that will be open to those on tour.
This event is sponsored by the Duck Creek Historical Society who operates the Smyrna Museum and by the Friends of Belmont Hall. There is no fee for this event but donations are encouraged and very appreciated!
Tour maps can be picked up at the Smyrna Museum at 11 South Main Street on Sat. Dec. 12 from 10 – 1 pm or on the day of the tour, Sunday Dec. 13 from 2 – 6 pm.
Tour maps can, also, be picked up at Historic Belmont Hall where there will be an Open House that day from 2:00 until 4:00 pm free of charge. So you can visit Belmont Hall at 2:00, have a tour and see the beautiful decorations, pick up a walking tour map there, and then join the Holiday Walking and House Tour in Smyrna that begins at 3:00! You do not want to miss seeing all of the 10 houses on tour!
Take a walking tour of historic downtown Smyrna!
Learn about architecture and local history!
Walking Tours of Downtown Smyrna are available through the Duck Creek Historical Society at any time of the year. To arrange a walking tour call the Smyrna Museum at 302-653-1320 or Belmont Hall at 302- 264- 9048.
If you would like to tour Historic Belmont Hall and the Smyrna Museum on the same day, we can schedule both tours for you. Just call 302-264-9048 or email us at email@example.com !
Weddings, Showers, Parties!
Historic Belmont Hall is a beautiful and unforgettable place to have a wedding. We have a romantic Sunken Garden for wedding ceremonies and the lovely grounds and gardens are an exceptional site for a tented reception.
Small ceremonies and receptions can be held in the house, as well.
At this time we are busy scheduling wedding ceremonies and receptions. If you are interested in using Belmont Hall as your venue for a wedding ceremony, wedding reception, shower, or party it would be best to inquire about a date in the near future.
We are now reserving dates for 2016 and 2017 weddings. Our staff will gladly schedule a tour of the house and grounds and meet with you to discuss your rental possibilities.
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