Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Delaware Museum of Natural History is temporarily closed.
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.
Delaware Museum of Natural History launches public phase of $9.8 million capital campaign Museum to close for major renovation in 2021 and reopen as Delaware Museum of Nature and Science in 2022 GREENVILLE, DE [...]
Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the Delaware Museum of Natural History’s the Greatest Show on Earth. Get ready for a haunting night full of acrobats, dancers, lion tamers, and other sideshow performers. [...]
It's impossible to tell the story of a whole year in a few seconds, but here are some highlights from the year, including our early New Year's countdown at Discovery Days. [...]
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, natural history-related items including taxidermy birds and animals were popular displays, protected under glass in curiosity cabinets or under domes. The Museum has several in its [...]