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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

Open Wednesday-Sunday through December 23, daily from December 26-31.

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

Hours vary on Saturday, December 12, for Santa Comes to the Museum. Closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Closing at 3 p.m. on December 31.

Admission

  • Ages 3-59: $9
  • Seniors (60 and up): $8
  • Toddlers (ages 1-2): $3
  • Babies under 12 months: Free

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.

Hours and Admissions may vary for special events. Please check our event calendar for event pricing information.

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