Delaware’s Grand Opera House Dates Back To 1871 And Was Once A Masonic Temple

Since 1871, an enormous landmark building near 8th and Market Street in Wilmington has earned the attention of anyone walking down the block. Originally built as a Masonic Temple and eventually turned into an elegant Delaware opera house, the Grand Opera House is one of the most recognizable buildings in the First State.

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You can learn more about current happenings at The Grand on their website, here.

While you’re on Market Street, make plans to enjoy a meal at the Farmer and the Cow. It’s the perfect place to go for a pre-show dinner! They’re known for their burgers and milkshakes, so be sure to come hungry.

Address: 818 N Market St, Wilmington, DE 19801, USA