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Things to do in Dover

 

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Air Mobility Command Museum
Ranked #1 of 20 attractions in Dover
Category: Military 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 20 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 20 attractions in Dover
Category: Race Car Tracks
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 20 attractions in Dover
Category: Historic Sites
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 20 attractions in Dover
Category: Art Museums; History 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 #6 of 20 attractions in Dover
Category: Government Buildings
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Ranked #7 of 20 attractions in Dover
Category: Casinos; Horse Tracks
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 #8 of 20 attractions in Dover
Category: Government Buildings
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Ranked #9 of 20 attractions in Dover
Category: Libraries

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 #10 of 20 attractions in Dover
Category: Parks
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 #11 of 20 attractions in Dover
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #12 of 20 attractions in Dover
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: Dover Par 3 & Driving Range is an 18 Hole Par 3 golf course with regulation size grees. Open year round, Dover hosts a... more » Owner description: Dover Par 3 & Driving Range is an 18 Hole Par 3 golf course with regulation size grees. Open year round, Dover hosts a driving range and also has batting cages with both baseball and softball machines . A round of golf is just $14 and Juniors 12 and under are $10. Range balls start at $5. « less
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Ranked #13 of 20 attractions in Dover
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; History 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 #14 of 20 attractions in Dover
Category: Historic Sites; Natural History Museums; History Museums
Owner description: This complex is comprised of a large exhibit hall, with artifacts from a 19th-century farming community, and a village with... more » Owner description: This complex is comprised of a large exhibit hall, with artifacts from a 19th-century farming community, and a village with 15 buildings where staff perform various jobs related to this period. « less
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Ranked #15 of 20 attractions in Dover
Category: Specialty Museums; History 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 #16 of 20 attractions in Dover
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Ranked #17 of 20 attractions in Dover
Category: Historic Sites; Government Buildings

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 #18 of 20 attractions in Dover
Category: History Museums; Historic Sites
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Ranked #19 of 20 attractions in Dover
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #20 of 20 attractions in Dover
Category: Natural History Museums

The Delaware Archaeology Museum is located at 316 S. Governor's Avenue near downtown Dover.  Explore 12,000 years of archaeological history in Delaware through artifacts... more »

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