Visit the Overfalls

Come visit the Overfalls!  We'll give you a tour you won't forget!  The Ship's Store, next to the lightship where you can purchase ship's clothing, jewelry, original art work, books, maps, and other items, is also open.

The ship is located at 219 Pilottown Road, on the canal and adjacent to beautiful Canalfront Park, in historic Lewes, Delaware.

Ship's Tours

Take a guided tour above and below decks of the refurbished Overfalls. The last daily tour starts at 3:30.

We are opened seasonally:

  • Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 AM through 4:00 PM

  • Sunday from noon through 4:00 PM

Please check our calendar (click) for our schedule as well as holiday and special event hours.

Group Tours and Off Season tours can be arranged by contacting one of the following:

  • Guy Townsend - (302) 598-2732 or by email

  • Dave Bernheisel - (302) 645-7377 or by email

Admission

  • Adults $5.00

  • Children 14 and under are free (15 and over pay as adults)

  • Overfalls Foundation members are free.

Location

The Lightship Overfalls is located at 219 Pilottown Road, on the canal and adjacent to beautiful Canalfront Park, in Historic Lewes, Delaware.


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While in Lewes . . .

While you're in Lewes, Delaware, there's much more to keep you busy!   After you've finished enjoying our website, check out the Lewes Historical Society's pages to learn about their tours.   Some other sites you'll find useful in planning your visit to Lewes are: the local Lewes Chamber of Commerce, and the official website of the City of Lewes.