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Welcome to the Delaware Museum of Natural History 

Our mission: to investigate nature and science, preserve and interpret our collections, conduct scientific research, and inspire people of all ages to a lifetime of exploration and discovery. Through this mission, we strive to achieve our purpose: to help develop a caring society that respects and values our planet.

Bringing the Museum to you with online videos, programs, and activities.

We're closing January 1 for a year-long Museum Metamorphosis.
Countdown to Chrysalis
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Museum Hours

NEW HOURS:

Saturday & Sunday, 10-11 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1:30-2:30 p.m., 3-4 p.m.

Tickets may be reserved in advance for one hour timeslots. Walk-ins are permitted if space allows. The Museum is closed in between sessions for cleaning.  Masks are required for all indoor areas as per guidance by the State of Delaware. Outside, masks are required when and where distancing is not possible.

Education

School Enrichment Program

Beginning Tuesday, September 8. Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Before and after care available from  7:30-8:30 a.m. and 3:30-5 p.m. For third grade and up. Maximum 14 students.

The Virtual Learning Enrichment Program provides students a place to complete their virtual coursework and other independent learning requirements. Our staff is present, helping learners stay engaged in their virtual courses. After requirements for school are fulfilled, DMNH staff will have engaging programming to inspire curiosity and questioning in a fun, hands-on environment. Learn more, or register today. 

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