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Penn's Place

"The Artisans Gifts & Gallery" at Penn's Place has been alive and open as an artisan small business incubator and one-of-a-kind retail shopping therapy experience since July 2010!  

Located in the former William Penn Bed & Breakfast, directly across the street from the Court House Museum and central location of Delaware's National is now a shopping destination for unique and handmade gifts and accessories.

Currently there are seven artists in residence creating a diverse and attractive business environment. If you're interested in becoming one of our artisans, here are a few things that are included with the opportunity. 

  • Affordable Rent: Includes A/C, heat, water, electric, and trash removal
  • Each room is equipped with its own A/C unit 
  • Free Wi-Fi thoughout the building
  • Website, Socail Media and cooperative marketing efforts to promote your business 
  • Access to Color Printer at no additional charge
  • Break Room: Private room with table and 4 chairs, bathroom, closets, mini refrigerator and microwave
  • Trader’s Cove: A Best of Delaware Winner coffee shop located in the building to attract additional traffic to Penn’s Place
  • The Muse: A LIVE Entertainment Venue/Private Event space also designed to drive more traffic to the location 
  • Cooperative Coverage:  We understand that you have  demands on your time outside of Penn’s Place.  We cover for each other and communicate on everything...together we are greater than the sum of our parts to help grow your business
  • Collaborative Effort: Meaning we are always open to new ideas and input          
  • Location: International Destination - Historic New Castle...Home to 4 museums, other shops, restaurants and NOW the hub of Delaware's National Park.  As of April 2013, it is official that Delaware's National Park Visitor Center will be located directly across the street from Penn's Place and adjacent to the New Castle Court House Museum.               

We are always looking for like-minded people to join us at Penn’s Place.  If you or someone you know is ready to take the next step, we are here to help. Send us an e-mail at  or call us at 302-322-6334 for more information.