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Thank you Bank of America!

All of us at the Delaware Museum of Natural History are grateful for the generosity of  Bank of America in supporting several programs at the Museum. We're excited to have them join us again this year for Discovery Days: Four Days of Festive Fun, presented by Bank of America, December 27-30. For eleven years, DMNH has offered [...]

2017-11-12T19:21:13+00:00 November 12th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

International Science Center and Science Museum Day

Delaware Museum of Natural History a Key Part of International Science Center & Science Museum Day In the largest joint project ever launched by the world’s science centers and museums, the Delaware Museum of Natural History will join 300+ other institutions on every inhabited continent to celebrate International Science Center & Science Museum Day [...]

2017-11-09T14:31:29+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Blog, Press Releases|0 Comments

Lending Legacies: the Art of Charles Allmond on exhibit at the Delaware Museum of Natural History

The Delaware Museum of Natural History is proud to present selected works by renowned artist Charles Allmond, in partnership with the Biggs Museum of American Art. Lending Legacies: The Art of Charles Allmond is on exhibit beginning Friday, November 3 for the Art Loop, with an artist’s reception from 5-8 p.m. Allmond is influenced by [...]

2017-10-31T16:49:19+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Blog, Press Releases|0 Comments

English ecologist receives DMNH research grant

Ecologist Chris Hobbs was the recipient of a 2017 Collections & Research grant for graduate students in support of research in the Museum’s collections. The award is used toward travel and lodging expenses for a student to visit DMNH to study our world-class collections and library. Eligible students must be enrolled in a graduate [...]

2017-09-06T15:12:08+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Blog, DMNH Spotlight, Mollusks, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Here Be Dragons opens Saturday, September 30

Here Be Dragons Opens Saturday, September 30 at the Delaware Museum of Natural History DMNH's fall exhibit features fifteen fascinating lizards and the mythology of dragons; special events include a Harry Potter evening and an over-21 movie monster party WILMINGTON, DE - Live lizards will be featured this fall in Delaware Museum of Natural [...]

2017-09-06T13:34:28+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Blog, Press Releases|0 Comments

Delaware National Guard visits Tough Museum Camp

Our Tough Museum camp got a visit from the Delaware National Guard. They learned about healthy habits, including nutrition and staying active. Outside, they learned stretches and got some physical activity, including learning how to play Ultimate Frisbee.

2017-07-27T20:34:00+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Blog, Videos|0 Comments

Nikon’s Small World 2016 Photomicrography Competition Winners at DMNH

Take an extraordinarily close-up look at nature through the Nikon's Small World 2016 Photomicrography Competition's 20 winning photographs, currently on exhibit at the Delaware Museum of Natural History as part of a national tour. The photographs' microscopic perspective displays scientific images—including a butterfly's proboscis and actual human brain cells—in an artistic way. The winning [...]

2017-07-25T13:44:55+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Blog, Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Belemnites: Delaware’s State Fossil

Belemnites are fossil cephalopods related to the squids, octopods and cuttlefish that live in the ocean today. Belemnites went extinct at the same time as the dinosaurs, about 65 million years ago, but their fossil remains are easy to find at the C&D Canal. Belemnitella americana was named the State [...]

2017-07-12T23:55:42+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments