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The Delaware Museum of Natural History opened to the public in 1972 to excite and inform people about the natural world through exploration and discovery. As the only natural history museum in the state, the Museum welcomes more than 75,000 visitors...more
All reviews hands on activities special exhibit permanent exhibits hanging from the ceiling nature trail great for kids day trip giant squid dinosaurs minerals mollusks nook collection shells science bird admission
Great place to take the family. Lots of kid activities involving history, science and nature. Beautiful minerals and shells collections. Bird and animal exhibits. Bring lunch or buy food there and have a picnic outside
We went for the special exhibit and wished we had more time for the permanent exhibits. Have been for a special exhibit before and found again this time that they are designed with a lot of hands-on activities for children but have limited information for...More
We took 4 of our grandchildren, ages 13, 10, 8, and 4.5, and spent an engaging afternoon. Exhibits are well done. There are several hands on activities for kids. A variety of exhibits, all well described. The museum is small. The entry fee is high....More
Visited the museum one cold, windy, sunny day and was enchanted by the outdoor sculptures as well as the dioramas inside. Admission was $9 per person/adult. We occupied about 90 minutes of a Saturday afternoon, and would not have done anything differently. Parking is free;...More
We went to this museum with a 3 and 5 year old. We arrived 2 hours before closing, and that was enough time to get to all the exhibits and not feel rushed. Good combination of hands on activities and great things to look and...More
We’ve been to many Natural History Museums in many locations. This one, although small, is one of the best we’ve seen. The most surprising aspect is the large number of hands-on activities for children.
We visited this venue on New Year’s Day as a group...More
I took my trip to Wilmington really with this as my main focus and it did not disappoint. It is small but does have a nice variety of things and shines light on things I really didn't think about before, like Mollusks. The dinosaur exhibit...More