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Iron Hill Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Recent addition fo Newark

The Iron Hill Museum is relatively new addition to the local activities. It is an outdoor venue... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2017
buffalojim67
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Lawrence, Kansas
Great history

The museum is closed for renovations but you can walk around the property. There was a walking... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2015
AnitaK553
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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Mar 17, 2018
“Not really a museum”
Oct 21, 2017
“Iron Hill Merit Badge Center”
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1355 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702-1110
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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

There isn't really a museum here. I showed up because it's listed as an ASTC passport site. The staff member who I was finally able to talk to said that one building was closed, but the building that was open was essentially just a classroom....More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed October 21, 2017

We dropped our sons off at the museum to earn the Soil and Water Conservation merit badge. The merit badge counselor (Cherie) was very professional and knowledgeable. It is a gift that such a knowledge person would volunteer their time on a Saturday to work...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank jpetula
Reviewed April 14, 2017

The Iron Hill Museum is relatively new addition to the local activities. It is an outdoor venue and also a science center. Take time to visit.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Probably the highest elevation in Delaware (approx. 434 feet), just off of I-95 at the Toll Booth (Exit 896 South)...approx. a mile to Old Baltimore Pike, take a right and 1/4 of a mile on your right is the Museum. The large hill upon which...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank wayne h
Reviewed December 18, 2015

Just across the Maryland State line (outside of Elkton, MD. and Newark, DE.) is probably the highest point (above sea level) in Delaware at 400 some feet. Iron Hill is its name and most of the rock strata is in the form of Jasper. This...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank wayne417
Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

The museum is closed for renovations but you can walk around the property. There was a walking trail. I think it might lead to Iron Hill Park. There were pamphlets to read about the history. It was a schoolhouse for black children, 1923-1965. According to...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank AnitaK553
Reviewed June 7, 2015

The building that is the museum was an old school house and it had only one room which just had stuffed animals that you might find around this park, they had a stuff black bear and believe me you will never see a wild black...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Bradford L
Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I spent the day with our grandson recently. One place we took him was this museum. It's website says it is a children's museum. I think it is a family museum. There is a lot to see in this little former schoolhouse....More

3  Thank Carol G
Reviewed May 18, 2014

This was an African American school that was built in the 1920's by P.S. DuPont. It was used until the 1960's. The school showcases Native American artifacts and the iron mining that took place on the hill. The plans are to build another museum on...More

2  Thank 527aliciag
Reviewed November 13, 2012

Ok so I notice there is no review 4 this cute little museum so I will post one... I finally managed 2 check this place out after years of saying that i would! We took the opportunity when they had an annual open house thingie,...More

Date of experience: March 2012
6  Thank CeaCea B
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