Delaware Museum of Natural History, Greenville

#14 of 40 in Museums in Delaware
Natural History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Investigate nature and science indoors with natural history exhibits and outdoors with trails, a meadow, pollinator garden, and more. Gallery highlights include habitats from around the globe and the only permanent dinosaur collection in Delaware.

Museum researchers maintain our expansive collections of mollusks and birds, including the second-largest collection of birds’ eggs in North America. Scientists from around the world visit DMNH to study specimens and request loans to assist them further in their research.

The interactive Nature Nook features hands-on science activities for our youngest guests. Educational programs include summer camp, school tours, community outreach visits, and activities for Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts.

As a non-profit institution, DMNH relies on the generosity of members, donors, or corporate sponsors to sustain high-quality exhibits and educational programs for the community.
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  • I recently visited this museum. Not very big but it's worth a visit if you are in the area. My wife and I visited on a sunday morning. We were pretty much the only ones visiting at the time. So it.....  more »
  • I love this museum. Our company actually renovated the building in 2007. Previously it was like a mausoleum. Very dark and kind of forbidding. Now it is light and airy and fun to visit. There is a...  more »
  • First time visiting. Staff were very friendly and helpful! Really neat place. Not crowded. We were able to take our time and enjoy. If you have younger kids, this is a must!! Many interactive kid things to do and, still educational for adults. Wish we would have taken our kids when they were younger!
  • I attended a class trip with my granddaughter to the museum. What an amazing time! The staff was so patient and knowledgeable, friendly. They answered the children's questions and took great detail giving them descriptions on the different scenes that we were visiting. The live insects and bugs really got the children interested. A wonderful family trip.
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