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The Buttonwood Colored School Museum and Community Center

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111 Buttonwood Avenue
New Castle, Delaware 19720

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Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Event | Corporate Social Events | Expo/Competitions | Family Reunion | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat | Wedding Ceremony/Reception | Youth Party | Youth Retreat/Camp
Maximum
Meeting:300
Meeting
Rooms:4
  • Community Center /MuseumCommunity Center /Museum
  • spacious #unique,# classic beautiful,#open space,charming spacious #unique,# classic beautiful,#open space,charming
  • Banquet Hall 1Banquet Hall 1
  • Banquet Hall 2Banquet Hall 2
  • Baby ShowerBaby Shower
  • Birthdays,  anniversaries,  weddings,  showers,  programs,  ceremonies Birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, showers, programs, ceremonies
  • WeddingWedding
  • conferences workshops, programs,  events conferences workshops, programs, events
  • Back Banquet RoomBack Banquet Room
  • Front Banquet RoomFront Banquet Room
  • KitchenKitchen
  • Small Banquet RoomSmall Banquet Room
  • Baby ShowerBaby Shower
  • Baby ShowerBaby Shower
  • Banquet Hall Setup 1 & 2Banquet Hall Setup 1 & 2
  • WeddingWedding
  • Auditorium and Museum setupAuditorium and Museum setup
  • Auditorium Lunch set upAuditorium Lunch set up
  • Baby Shower picBaby Shower pic

About

About The Buttonwood Colored School Museum and Community Center

Explore the history... Buttonwood Colored School was a ray of light for its students. Opened in 1926 during this nation’s period of segregation, the 1st through 8th graders who attended Buttonwood found a sense of joy and camaraderie within the school’s walls. While the world outside could be cruel, Buttonwood offered a close knit community where students could sing, dance, and play ball together, all while learning.

Now, through the efforts of a group of alumni, Buttonwood Colored School is a thriving museum and community center. Saved from demolition, and restored to its original state, this beautiful building stands as a testament to the perseverance of this community during a time of pain and injustice. Come and experience the history and connect with the deep roots of this rich community. Tour the museum or plan your next special event in our fully equipped and beautifully restored facility. Large space for all your accommondating needs, e.g. classroom style, u shape,  etc.

Available for parties, anniversaries, church services, art shows, family reunions. 

Come see the beautiful wood floors, crafted windows and classic venue for yourself.
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION

New Castle, Bear, Wilmington, Newport,

:
Philadelphia International - 30 minutes


Taxi | Bus | Train | Lyft | Uber


Onsite: Yes Free

CATERING
State of the art kitchen with refrigerator, plenty of workspace, 6 burner gas stove, one oven, microwave, prep area with sink, separate washing sinks, & work tables adjacent


Must Use In-House CateringNO
Cultural CateringNO
Venue Hosted Alcohol PermittedNO



AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
Outdoor Event/Meeting Space
Outdoor Tent
ADA Accessible
Eco-Friendly
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Projector Screen
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

300 Attendees


4 Spaces

:
Theatre Style 100 | Classroom Style 75 | Standing Reception 300 | Seated Reception 300

TECHNOLOGY
No


Projector Screen

RENTAL POLICIES
Alcohol ConsumptionNO
Cannabis Industry-FriendlyNO
Cannabis ConsumptionNO

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