Welcome to the Delaware Museum of Natural History

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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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Our newest traveling exhibit, Arctic Adventure and Rainforest Explorers, opens October 15.  Museum Members, please mark your calendars for your Member Preview on October 14. Or, doze with the dinosaurs and snooze near the shells on October 21 at a Community Overnight: Halloween Edition.

Looking for something for your kids to do on school holidays while you’re at work? Check out our Holiday Day Camps, for Columbus Day, Election Day, Veterans Day and more.

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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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    Seeing Science Everywhere: Seasons and Weather

    October 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. DMNH at night

    Parents’ Night Out: Halloween Theme

    October 7 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  3. Columbus Day Camp

    October 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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