Zwaanendael Museum Is One Of The Strangest Places You Can Go In Delaware
By Melissa Mahoney|Published January 15, 2021
I'm an east coast girl living in a west coast world. I've worked in the entertainment industry for much of my adult life and I love photography, writing, and traveling around the U.S. as well as to far-flung locations around the world! Travel is my life and writing about it is a dream.
In the town of Lewes sits a building that may seem unusual, maybe a little out of place to some. This building is the Zwaanendael Museum and it is fashioned in an architectural style meant to commemorate Delaware’s first European colony of Swanendael which was settled by the Dutch in 1631. But more alluring than the architecture is what’s inside the museum – unique artifacts you won’t see anywhere else, one of which will have you staring in disbelief.
From shipwreck artifacts to historical objects of the area to the bizarre Fiji Merman, a visit to Zwaanendael Museum will fascinate and delight any visitor. Experience a sense of wonder in Lewes!
For more information, visit Zwaanendael Museum’s website or Facebook page. Admission is free!
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