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Delaware Museum of Natural History

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Popular For Chilhren and Young People Orientation

My above stated title of my review says it all here and even if you are mature years in age than... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
b0b55russell
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Oakville, Canada
A Jewel for Such a Small Museum

We enjoyed the atmosphere (lots of chattering children) and the quality of the exhibits. It was... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2019
4031travelbug
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Wilmington, Delaware
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The Delaware Museum of Natural History opened to the public in 1972 to excite and inform people about the natural world through exploration and discovery. As the only natural history museum in the state, the Museum welcomes more than 75,000 visitors...more
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4840 Kennett Pike, Greenville, DE 19807-1827
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My above stated title of my review says it all here and even if you are mature years in age than being young at heart will be a good mindset to experience this museum. Well researched and lots of interactive displays on hand for you...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank b0b55russell
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Always an interesting place to go. Great exhibits and always has special exhibit that changes frequently. Love the dinosaur room and the special exhibit on wicked plants.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Betty751
Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

Ok. This place is REALLY small. And more directed for younger kids. But... having said that, the staff is engaging and they have a lot of events that can be fun. I really enjoyed the poisonous plant exhibit. Now- the bad- there were tons of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 18, 2019

We enjoyed the atmosphere (lots of chattering children) and the quality of the exhibits. It was indeed a surprise.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 4031travelbug
Reviewed June 3, 2019 via mobile

My fiancé gets free admission on certain days with his Citi work badge. We took his 12 year old son. I would say this is more geared to slightly younger kiddos but we still found a lot of taxidermy dioramas and hands on puzzles and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 860mariellenb
Reviewed March 21, 2019

Took us a while to get there from Philly, but worth the trip. Very small museum, but very attentive staff. Although my daughter, age 12, was the only child present for the critter encounter, the staff member appeared to give her the same experience he...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank travelingwmama
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

Great place for children to explore especially for those enamoured with dinosaurs! Two life size dinosaur skeletons, small touchable dinosaur fossils and a dinosaur head sculpture that roars (bring loose change it’s a fund raiser lol) keep interest high. Outdoor nature paths of various lengths...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank retired_Ell_teach
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

I came here yesterday with my cousin. It was her idea and since it was raining why not. The exhibits here were very well done. We read most of the placards and they were informative. This is a perfect museum for children. My cousin was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank retiredfrwork
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

This museum is centrally located to many other attractions in DE, PA, and NJ. There are tables to allow you to eat. Bring your own food, or use the vending machines. Part of the museum extends to the outdoors. Dress appropriately per the weather. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PaleoGypsy
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

There are few experiences these days that don’t put a real dent in your pocket when trying to visit as a family of 5. This place is the exception at $9 per person. Well worth a stopover with young kids. There’s generally a special exhibit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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