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DuPont nature center

2992 Lighthouse Rd, 19963, Milford, DE 19963-4927
+1 302-422-1329
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Not great

The center was closed. The area around it is not very nice. There are big rigs from a business park... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Los Angeles, California
via mobile
Scenic view, educational

Taking in the local flavor, we came across this small, but well worth the stop place. An Awesome... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Mitchell P
Philmont, New York
via mobile
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2992 Lighthouse Rd, 19963, Milford, DE 19963-4927
+1 302-422-1329
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The center was closed. The area around it is not very nice. There are big rigs from a business park there. The pier is completely broken. Can see some birds.

Thank Starviagera
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Taking in the local flavor, we came across this small, but well worth the stop place. An Awesome view of the Ocean and tributaries that lead to it. Inside you will find a hands on educational center, about the wildlife from the area. I am...More

Thank Mitchell P
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Cool Little Place for hands on education . Touch a horseshoe crab, learn about their life cycle. See various live sea creatures. Pretty little setting. Free trip. Have fun!

Thank Dawn N
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I love the Dupont Nature center. So much info about the area and the wildlife. Beautiful there. They also tell much about the unknown Indian Tribes that lived on shore.

Thank Rainbow H
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Definitely if you're in or passing through Slaughter Beach you should stop here (otherwise I wouldn't make a special trip). There are displays, etc. explaining all of the local wildlife unique to this area. There was also a live stream video from across the bay...More

1  Thank Julder
Reviewed 26 May 2016

DuPont nature center has observation glasses to look through at the many shorebirds on the sandbars near the center. They also have a mounted camera, which, using a joystick, you can adjust to help you see the birds from within the center. They have informational...More

Thank M H
Reviewed 25 May 2016

What a wonderful little center! I went during game shorebirds migration time and the birds were amazing. Since it is a refuge viewing is from a distance with binoculars or the long distance telescopes on the deck. Inside there's a live bird cam and a...More

Thank marlene912015
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We were told time and time again to visit this nature center especially if we wanted to see the Red Knots. Well we came during operating hours and no employees showed up. We checked the website and it said the place would be open. People...More

Thank FunGaw4
Reviewed 6 May 2016

The DuPont nature center is That’s one of the best places to see migrating shore birds in the spring, when they stop over on the Delaware Bay to fatten up on horseshoe crab eggs on their way to nesting grounds farther north. We were there...More

Thank wcorkern
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Extremely interesting center with excellent films especially on horseshoe crabs, good exhibits. Free, donations welcome. Great to visit in spring/May when crabs arrive. At Slaughter Beach off Rte 36.

Thank kennethr7
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