Kalmar Nyckel

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Kalmar Nyckel

The Kalmar Nyckel is a full-scale replica of the ship that first brought Europeans to the Delaware Valley in 1638 located at 1124 E 7th St, Wilmington, DE 19801. During its sailing season, it makes stops at Lewes, Wilmington, and Cape May-Lewes. There are also year-round tours and a pirate-themed pirate ship that you can charter. The museum's educational programs are geared towards kids, as well as adults.

The Kalmar Nyckel is a full-scale replica of the original Swedish merchant ship that arrived in Wilmington in 1638. The Swedish ship helped establish the first permanent settlement of the Delaware valley. The foundation has made it a point to preserve the historic ship and give it a second life as a sail training vessel. The nonprofit foundation welcomes families, children, and adults of all ages. Its Web site has updated tour dates.

The Kalmar Nyckel Foundation is a nonprofit organization that has a rich history of maritime heritage in Delaware. This is a place where children can learn about the country's early settlers, and it also serves as a platform for education and social development. The organization's Wilmington location is a great location for the museum. The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm. The museum is sponsored by the Delaware Division of the Arts and the Delaware Government Information Center.


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1124 E 7th St, Wilmington, DE 19801, USA
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