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Address: North side of Route 26, Bethany Beach, DE
Phone Number: 302-537-7680
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Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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great learning experience

gr8 for kids too. the staff was informative and friendly. we had lunch out back while the kids played on the playground equipment

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Heather C
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Dagsboro, Delaware
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Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Great trail with a scavenger hunt Great small playground nice turtles nice frogs nice fish cool live feed of bird nest several coloring pages We just stopped in with our 3 year old he loved the stuffed animals and the horseshoe crab skeleton.

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Dagsboro, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

gr8 for kids too. the staff was informative and friendly. we had lunch out back while the kids played on the playground equipment

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Even on rainy day...you can spend anywhere from 15 mins to an hour at the nature center house, coloring and doing small projects, exploring local wildlife in aquariums and through pictures & books and hands on experiences with the nature items. I can't wait to go back on a sunny day and explore outside!

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Bethany Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is a small venue with many exciting nature adventures for the little ones. We just dropped in one day and got to feed the turtles, spray water on the frogs, watch the Osprey cam and take a walk outside and see a huge snapping turtle!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We have been coming to Bethany since I was little, now that we have a little one, I am always looking for educational/fun activities... This place was absolutely wonderful! My daughter had a great time feeding the turtles, exploring with her butterfly net and playing on the playground. You could easily spend 2-3 hours here and there are beautiful picnic... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

On a family vacation to Bethany Beach, we took our grandchildren (and their parents - a group of 12) to the nature center. The hostess was very welcoming and friendly. As the first visitors of the day, our 4 grandchildren got to feed the turtles as she talked about them. There were nice displays inside and crafts. The kids loaded... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

After spending many days on the beach this Nature Center was a great way to spend a few morning hours with the kids. The woman who worked at the center was warm, inviting, and helpful in getting the kids outdoors to explore nature. The kids loved the scavenger hunt and the adults really enjoyed the nice walk down the groomed... More 

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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We spent about an hour here during our vacation when rain was on the way, and we didn't want to sit on the beach. The nature center has nets and binoculars for kids that make them feel like little explorers, there's a trail into the marsh, and a small playground.

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Laurel, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

See this website for center info: http://www.inlandbays.org/visit-us-bethany-beach-nature-center/ We visited on a Saturday morning at 10:30 just as the family program was beginning. We didn't know this was happening so it was a surprise to us. The program was very organized and the kids (5 & 2.5) had a lot of fun exploring the nature trail and the inside of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

This little museum is terrific for young kids on a rainy afternoon or morning when you need something to do. There is much information about bay fauna flora. There are even two live turtles. Make sure you walk the trail.

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Additional Information about Bethany Beach Nature Center

Address: North side of Route 26, Bethany Beach, DE
Phone Number: 302-537-7680
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Bethany Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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