Copeland Maritime Center closed for public tours
In light of concerns around COVID-19, we are following the recommendations of our health official and closing until further notice. We look forward to re-opening our maritime center, resuming educational programs, community events and setting sail once more. Please check back, follow us on Facebook/Kalmar Nyckel or call 302.429.7447 for updates. Crew Training students and our volunteers (for ship maintenance, etc.) please check email & Facebook posts from Captain Sharon. Decisions concerning all future operations will be based on the best available guidance from Local, State, and Federal officials.
Kalmar Nyckel Foundation education programming suspended
We are posting educational videos on Vimeo and Facebook as a teaching resource for online learning. All KNF education programs in our maritime center and Starting A Colony programs in schools are suspended until further notice. If you would like to book a field trip or in-class education program for this spring or summer, please email Assistant Director of Education, David Livingstone, at David.Livingstone@kalmarnyckel.org. As noted above, decisions on future operations will be based on the best available public health guidance.
Wilmington Pirate Festival RETURNS Sat. June 20, 2020, 10am - 4pm
Beware! Pirates return for the 6th annual Wilmington Pirate Festival at the Kalmar Nyckel Shipyard June 20, 2020 with scurvy pirate crews and bands, ship tours, maritime crafts, activities, food, craft beer. All ages. Free admission. Volunteers and sponsors welcome. Learn more!
CANCELLED: Festival at the Fort on Sunday 4/26
This event has been CANCELLED due to ongoing caution regarding COVID-19 and the Delaware State of Emergency. Please visit us, Old Swedes Historic Site and Fort Christina Park when we re-open.
KALMAR NYCKEL: The Forgotten Journey DVD - a gift for all occassions!
Our Emmy-nominated documentary, KALMAR NYCKEL: The Forgotten Journey DVD is available online (and in Wilmington to save $10 on shipping and handling).
Private Parties on our Ship and Copeland Maritime Center!
Planning aahead? Host a one-of-a-kind party on The Tall Ship of Delaware or rent our beautiful riverfront venue. Business, social events, weddings and more! Contact Jan Ross 302.429.7447 or jan.ross@KalmarNyckel.org