The Delaware Museum of Natural History’s Discovery Days, presented by Bank of America, features four days of festive family fun while children are out of school for the winter holidays. The museum’s annual holiday event features live animals, free flight bird encounters with Animal Behavior and Conservation Connections, science stops, behind-the-scenes tours, learning stations, face painting, costumed characters, and a variety of activities.
Partner organizations include:
- Thursday, December 27 – Wilmington State Parks, New Castle County Mounted Patrol, Hockessin Athletic Club and Uncle Johns BBQ food truck. From 1-3 p.m., Eclectic Acoustic will play music.
- Friday, December 28 – Delaware Blue Coats, Auburn Valley State Park, Delaware Valley Paleontological Society and Outlandish food truck. From 1-3 p.m., Eclectic Acoustic will play music.
- Saturday, December 29 – Stories, songs, and games with children’s dinosaur author, “Mr. Mike” Sgrignoli, Fort Delaware State Park, Auburn Valley State Park, Uncle John BBQ and Mojo Loco food trucks.
- Sunday, December 30 – Stories, songs, and games with children’s dinosaur author, “Mr. Mike” Sgrignoli and Uncle John’s BBQ food truck. We’ll wrap up the Discovery Days on Sunday, December 30 at 3 p.m. with an early New Year’s countdown at a family-friendly time.
WHAT: Discovery Days presented by Bank of America
WHERE: Delaware Museum of Natural History, 4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE
WHEN: Thursday, December 27 through Sunday, December 30, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. daily. This is an early-opening for Sunday morning.
ADMISSION: $5/DMNH Members, $12/Non-members, Free/children 2 and under FREE for DMNH Sustaining, Patron, Gold Patron, and Benefactor Members.
Special Membership offer: Join as a Sustaining (or higher) Member in person at Discovery Days, and save $20 off of the price of membership, and get into Discovery Days for free!