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.

Plan your visit

Museum Hours and Reserving Tickets

The Delaware Museum of Natural History is open to the public Wednesday-Sunday. Tickets can be reserved in advance for one hour timeslots. Walk-ins are permitted if space allows. The Museum is closed in between sessions for cleaning.

  • 9:30-10:30 a.m.
  • 11 a.m.-noon
  • 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • 2-3 p.m.

The Museum is closed on Monday and Tuesday.

Upcoming Events

  1. Family Fun Day

    July 18 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
  2. Galaxy Night

    July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. $3 Thursday

    August 6 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

On Exhibit

On Exhibit


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