Virtual Camps

Virtual Camp Gotta Catch 'Em All Register for Gotta Catch 'Em All In Gotta Catch 'Em All virtual camp, learn about the amazing characteristics of various animals while practicing age appropriate science skills that include observing, categorizing, and taking care of the environment [...]

2020-07-28T10:26:26-04:00July 24th, 2020|Blog, delmnh at home|

Belemnites: Delaware’s State Fossil

Belemnites are fossil cephalopods related to the squids, octopods and cuttlefish that live in the ocean today. Belemnites went extinct at the same time as the dinosaurs, about 65 million years ago, but their fossil remains are easy to find at the C&D Canal. Belemnitella americana was named the State [...]

2020-07-03T15:52:02-04:00July 2nd, 2020|Blog, Delaware Nature, delmnh at home, DMNH Spotlight, Mollusks|

DMNH Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

The Delaware Museum of Natural History Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator    The Delaware Museum of Natural History's strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.  This is the first time the Museum has earned this top [...]

2020-05-11T16:10:35-04:00May 11th, 2020|Blog, Press Releases|

Mini-Museum online diorama exhibition

Let's open a mini-museum! Tap into your creative side and join DMNH’s online diorama exhibition. Here are things to keep in mind as you create your masterpieces. The theme of the diorama should be based on natural history or nature (examples: ecosystems like the Arctic, the Ocean, the Rainforest or even your local woods; [...]

2020-04-17T15:04:53-04:00April 15th, 2020|Blog, delmnh at home, Uncategorized|

Extinct wonder recreated by local artist’s Elephant Bird mural

  This egg, from the extinct elephant bird, was one of the largest bird eggs in the world. Extinct wonder recreated by local artist's Elephant bird mural The massive elephant bird egg on view at the Delaware Museum of Natural History fascinates visitors as a highlight of the extensive bird egg collection. [...]

2020-05-11T15:44:49-04:00April 13th, 2020|Birds, Blog, delmnh at home, DMNH Spotlight, Uncategorized|
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