Special Exhibits 2018-01-23T15:00:22+00:00

Special Exhibits

The Delaware Museum of Natural History enhances the visitor experience by hosting several traveling exhibits each year. This added benefit in the spacious Ederic Exhibit Hall broadens the scope of natural history content beyond what is covered in the Museum’s permanent displays. The changing material inspires specialized programming in the Education Division, with accompanying choices in Summer Camp and education classes.


Mystery of the Mayan Medallion

A team of archaeologists disappeared from an excavation site in Palenque, Mexico while investigating a rumor that a priceless jade medallion is buried in the temple there. Something horrifying scared them off. The team left behind a video with clues and a warning to all who come after. Valuable information can be found in their field stations. Uncover the mystery and find the priceless treasure. The Mayan empire is mysterious and [...]


Nikon Small World 2017

Take an extraordinarily close-up look at nature through the Nikon Small World 2017 Photomicrography Competition’s top 20 winning photographs, on exhibit at the Delaware Museum of Natural History through September 3. The first place photo is of a skin cell expressing an excessive amount of keratin, taken by Dr. Bram van den Broek of The Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI). He came across this peculiar but beautiful skin cell while researching the [...]