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Things to do in Dover

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Ranked #1 of 19 attractions in Dover
Category: Military Museums; Museums
Owner description: Located on the Dover Air Force Base, this museum showcases the history of military aviation through exhibits and a sizeable... more » Owner description: Located on the Dover Air Force Base, this museum showcases the history of military aviation through exhibits and a sizeable collection of planes that have been used throughout history. « less
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Ranked #2 of 19 attractions in Dover
Category: ; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Named in honor of local inventor E.R. Johnson, this museum explores the sound recording industry from its beginnings and... more » Owner description: Named in honor of local inventor E.R. Johnson, this museum explores the sound recording industry from its beginnings and includes displays of early talking machines, records and other relics from the 1890s to 1929. « less
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Ranked #3 of 19 attractions in Dover
Category: Race Car Tracks; Theaters & Stadiums
Owner description: The venue for popular races like the NASCAR Winston Cup, Busch and Craftsman Truck series, it is considered, by many, to be... more » Owner description: The venue for popular races like the NASCAR Winston Cup, Busch and Craftsman Truck series, it is considered, by many, to be one of the best tracks in the U.S.. « less
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Ranked #4 of 19 attractions in Dover
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Once owned by a wealthy Quaker tobacco planter, this plantation has been converted to a living museum where visitors can tour... more » Owner description: Once owned by a wealthy Quaker tobacco planter, this plantation has been converted to a living museum where visitors can tour the grounds and interact with staff dressed in period costume. « less
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Ranked #5 of 19 attractions in Dover
Category: ; Horse Tracks; Casinos/Gaming
Owner description: A huge entertainment venue that features horse racing, a hotel and restaurant, plus 2,000 slot machines ranging from a nickel... more » Owner description: A huge entertainment venue that features horse racing, a hotel and restaurant, plus 2,000 slot machines ranging from a nickel to $50 per play. « less
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Ranked #6 of 19 attractions in Dover
Category: Government Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #7 of 19 attractions in Dover
Category: Art Museums; History Museums; Museums
Owner description: This museum, named after a local art collector, features American painting and crafts from Colonial portraiture to... more » Owner description: This museum, named after a local art collector, features American painting and crafts from Colonial portraiture to 20th-century Impressionism, with a special focus on the work of local artists from the Colonial and Federal periods. « less
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Ranked #8 of 19 attractions in Dover
Category: Libraries; Cultural

Delaware Public Archives provides a free opportunity to research Delaware geneaology, history and government.  Tours are by advance apppointment, and the facility is open to the... more »

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Ranked #9 of 19 attractions in Dover
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #10 of 19 attractions in Dover
Category: Government Buildings; Cultural
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Ranked #11 of 19 attractions in Dover
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Natural History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Exhibit buildings with over 12,000 artifacts including a 1700's log cabin, mock milkable cow, 1930's kitchen, a 1941 Steerman... more » Owner description: Exhibit buildings with over 12,000 artifacts including a 1700's log cabin, mock milkable cow, 1930's kitchen, a 1941 Steerman Airplane Crop Sprayer, soil exhibit plus three galleries with changing exhibits. Step into the past by touring Loockerman Landing, a re-created 19th century village with a farmstead, schoolhouse, church, grist mill, train station, general store, barber shop, blacksmith and more behind the main building on Silver Lake. 866 N. DuPont Highway- Dover, DE. Open Tuesday - Saturday from10 a.m. to 3 p.m., $6 for adults, $4 seniors 65+, $3 youth 4-17, free to children 3 and under and members are free. The DAMV is a private not for profit Museum and not run by the State. « less
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Ranked #12 of 19 attractions in Dover
Category: Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: First State Heritate Park is Delaware's first urban "park without boundaries" that links historic and cultural sites in the... more » Owner description: First State Heritate Park is Delaware's first urban "park without boundaries" that links historic and cultural sites in the city that has been the seat of government since 1777.First State Heritage Park is a partnership of state and city agencies under the leadership of Delaware State Parks. Admission to all sites is free. « less
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Ranked #13 of 19 attractions in Dover
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums

You'll learn everything you need to know about the history of the Delaware State Police and some of the more interesting crimes that have occurred in the State of Delaware... more »

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Ranked #14 of 19 attractions in Dover
Category: History Museums; Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Museums

If you are exploring Delaware's Capital Region, be sure to start your adventure at the Delaware State Museums visitor Center.  Changing exhibits, guided tours and museum store are... more »

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Ranked #15 of 19 attractions in Dover
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #16 of 19 attractions in Dover
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Ranked #17 of 19 attractions in Dover
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #18 of 19 attractions in Dover
Category: Government Buildings; Historic Sites; Cultural

Woodburn is the historic home of Delaware Governors.  It is Georgian in style featuring antiques, landscaped grounds and several holiday events throughout the year.  Tours are by... more »

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Ranked #19 of 19 attractions in Dover
Category: Natural History Museums; Museums

The Delaware Archaeology Museum permanently closed in 2009. more »

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