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Connect to the natural world through exploration and discovery at the Delaware Museum of Natural History.

Plan your visit

Museum Hours

Monday–Saturday: 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sunday: Noon–4:30 p.m.

DMNH is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
We close at 1 p.m. on December 24 and at 3 p.m. on December 31. 

Nature Nook Hours

Tuesday–Saturday: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sunday: 12:30 p.m.–4 p.m.

Admission

Ages 3-59: $9
Seniors (60 and up): $8
Toddlers (ages 1-2): $3
Babies under 12 months: Free
Hours and Admissions may vary for special events.

Upcoming Events

  1. Breakfast with Santa

    December 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Jingle All the Way to The Jurassic

    December 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  3. Discovery Days: Roaring into the New Year

    December 27 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
  4. Discovery Days at DMNH: Roaring Into the New Year

    December 28 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
  5. Discovery Days: Roaring into the New Year

    December 29 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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From toddlers to teens to seniors, DMNH is a community resource for lifelong learning in science and nature education.

Please consider donating today to provide support to our amazing collections, budding scientists and good stewards of our planet. Learn more about the Annual Fund. 

Kristian and his family have come to the Delaware Museum of Natural History since he was three years old.

Now, as a teenager, he is part of the Museum’s teen programs including the Summer Science Corps Volunteer program and Teen Science Café Leadership program.

Lily wants to be a research scientist when she graduates from college.

As a young child, she came to DMNH with her grandmother. This summer, she gave back by volunteering through the Summer Science Corps.

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