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.

Delmnh At Home

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

On Exhibit


Circus of Murder

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. [...]

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 [...]

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Museum Hours

Closed through May 15, 2020

Upcoming Events

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