Delaware Museum of Nature & Science

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Delaware Museum of Nature & Science

The Delaware Museum of Natural History became the  Delaware Museum of Nature & Science on January 1, 2022. The museum was founded by John Eleuthera du Pont in 1957 and opened in Winterthur, Delaware, in 1972. The museum is located at 4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807. It is one of the largest science museums in the United States. Today, the museum is open to the public and offers educational programs for children, adults, and families of all ages.

The Delaware Museum of Nature & Science Wilmington DE is one of the country's oldest and largest natural history museums. It attracts more than seven thousand visitors each year. You can learn about animals, plants, and geology at the museum. You can explore the only dinosaur collection in Delaware and participate in a hands-on paleontology lab through the museum's Science in Action program. Special exhibits are also regularly on display and often rotate from one location to another.

The museum is accessible for people with disabilities and is open seven days a week, including holidays. Admission is free and admission is affordable. The staff is friendly and offers fun programs. The Delaware Museum of Nature & Science has a huge collection of exhibits that will excite both kids and adults alike. There is something for everyone to enjoy, so whether you're a history buff, a biologist, or a family with kids, the museum is sure to be a hit.


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4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807, USA
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