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 [...]

2018-01-19T11:18:02+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Blog, Press Releases|

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 [...]

2018-01-19T11:22:11+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Blog, Press Releases|

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 [...]

2018-01-19T11:25:25+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Blog, DMNH Spotlight, Mollusks, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

2018-01-19T11:27:38+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Blog, Press Releases|


Summer Camp 2018 DMNH camp is IN when school is OUT! The Delaware Museum of Natural History offers campers of various ages opportunities to explore science and nature through hands-on, interactive learning. Museum Babies is our unique summer camp designed just for toddlers – age 3 (and their grown ups.) Children [...]

2018-06-07T18:58:11+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Blog, Summer Camp|

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 [...]

2017-12-21T17:12:22+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Blog, Press Releases, Uncategorized|