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Welcome to the Delaware Museum of Natural History

Our building is closed to visitors, but our doors are open online. The Museum will reopen in early 2022 as the Delaware Museum of Nature and Science.

Location and Directions

4840 Kennett Pike (Route 52), P.O. Box 3937, Wilmington, DE 19807

The Delaware Museum of Natural History is located five miles northwest of downtown Wilmington and three miles from the Pennsylvania border.

  1. Take I-95 South to Exit 3 (Rt. 322 West)
  2. Follow Rt. 322 West for 7 Miles to Rt. 1 South
  3. Follow Rt. 1 South for 8 Miles to Rt. 52 South
  4. Follow Rt. 52 for approximately 5 miles
  5. The Museum will be on your right
  1. Take I-95 North
  2. Take the Rt. 141 North exit towards Newport
  3. Follow Rt. 141 North to Rt. 52 North, towards Greenville
  4. Follow Rt. 52 for approximately 2 miles
  5. The Museum will be on your left
  1. Take Delaware Avenue out of the City
  2. Take a slight left onto Pennsylvania Avenue (Rt. 52)
  3. Follow Pennsylvania Avenue/Rt. 52 for approximately 5 miles
  4. The Museum will be on your left
  1. Take Rt. 202 South to Rt. 1 South
  2. Take Rt. 1 South to Rt. 52 South
  3. Follow Rt. 52 South for approximately  5 miles
  4. The Museum will be on your right