Welcome to the Delaware Museum of Natural History

allosaurus-cutoutExperience and discover the natural world

Meet a giant squid with eyes the size of basketballs. Go back to the time of the dinosaurs and meet their modern relatives. Explore environments including an African watering hole and the natural history of Delaware, encounter a jaguar face-to-face and marvel at the diversity of shells from around the globe. Get a close-up look a live animal in the Nature Nook, take a field trip with school or scouts, and learn from a scientist. The Delaware Museum of Natural History offers programs and events for all ages.

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Members of the Delaware Museum of Natural History

In addition to year long admission and discounts at the Delaware Museum of Natural History, your membership gets you $2 off other museums in the Brandywine Valley, and reciprocal access to hundreds of other museums and attractions. Reciprocal programs vary by membership level.
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Upcoming Events

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    Arctic Adventure & Rainforest Explorers

    October 15, 2016 - January 15, 2017
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    Seeing Science Everywhere: Habitats and Animals

    October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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    Parents’ Night Out: Merry Not Scary

    October 28 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  4. Bank of America Museums on Us

    November 5 - November 6
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    All Scout Evening

    November 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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