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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.

Bringing the Museum to you with online videos, programs, and activities.

We're closing January 1 for a year-long Museum Metamorphosis.
Countdown to Chrysalis
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Museum Hours

October Hours:

Saturday & Sunday, 10-11 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1:30-2:30 p.m., 3-4 p.m.

Register for Halloween at DMNH: October 31.

November Hours:

Wednesday-Sunday, 10-11 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1:30-2:30 p.m., 3-4 p.m. Closed on Thanksgiving Day

Register for November 7 & 8: $5 Weekend sponsored by the Delaware College Investment Plan

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. Please check our event calendar for event pricing information.

Tickets may be reserved in advance for one hour timeslots. Walk-ins are permitted if space allows. The Museum is closed in between sessions for cleaning.  Masks are required for all indoor areas as per guidance by the State of Delaware. Outside, masks are required when and where distancing is not possible.

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