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3 Concord Lane, Newark, DE, US, 19713

  • Phone: (302) 737-3900
  • Fax: (302) 737-2630
4.7 out of 5 (210 reviews)
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Arts & Museums

»Pencader Heritage Museum

Pencader Heritage Museum is a history museum which displays the life of people of Pencader centuries ago. This museum talks about the World Wars I and II, and showcases artifacts and photographs from that period. It also has a designated area named ‘Please Touch’ where you are allowed to touch the displayed materials. This is a must visit place for the history and culture enthusiasts.

2029 Sunset Lake Road
Newark, DE 19702

»Mineralogical Museum

Mineralogical Museum, built in 1964, showcases an outstanding collection of mineral specimens. Located at the University Of Delaware, this museum is also used by students to study minerals. In addition to the regional minerals, this museum houses the an exceptional collection of minerals gifted by Irene Du Pont, George Federick Kunz and other veterans.

255 Academy Street
Newark, DE 19716

»University Museums

Housed inside the University of Delaware are the University Museums which include the Mineralogical Museum, the Mechanical Hall and the Old College Gallery, all of which have different open hours. The Old College Gallery possesses over 10,000 exhibits with the focus being mostly on vintage and modern photography, while the gorgeous Mechanical Hall is known for its exciting permanent and roving exhibits. The Mineralogical Museum attracts those with a penchant for minerals, rocks, fossils and century-old artifacts that have been meticulously preserved. Note: All galleries have free admission and are open to the general public.

208 Mechanical Hall
Newark, DE 19716

»Wilmington & Western Railroad

Travel back in time to the 19th Century as you visit the Wilmigton & Western Railroad. This museum takes you back to the era of roaring steam engines. This is an ideal fun day out place for families as you take a tour in the old fashioned train.

2201 Newport Gap Pike
Newark, DE 19808

»Old New Castle Court House

Old New Castle Court House is one of the few lasting courthouses of the 1600s. Built in 1775, the building now functions as a museum for local history and culture. Facts suggest that this courthouse was Delaware's first capital building.Call ahead for details.

211 Delaware Street
New Castle, DE 19720

»The Dutch House

The Dutch House possesses a huge collection of historical items used by the Dutch who lived in Delaware. Artifacts from the 17th century associated with Dutch lifestyle is worth the time taken to visit this house. Call ahead for details.

32 East Third Street
New Castle, DE 19720

»Old Library Museum

Old Library Museum, built in 1892, is a beautiful hexagon-shaped structure possessing some of Newcastle's most interesting artifacts; most of which are derived from the New Castle Library Company.

40 East Third Street
New Castle, DE 19720

»Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame

Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame is dedicated to all those personalities that have done exceptional work in the field of sports within the State of Delaware. Apart from sports-persons, coaches, journalists as well as administrative officials are included.

801 Shipyard Drive
Wilmington, DE 19801

»Delaware History Museum

Delaware History Museum with its three galleries ensures that visitors get to see new and unique exhibits every time they are here. Collectibles, paintings, art pieces and many other objects are on display.

504 Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

»Delaware Art Museum

The Delaware Art Museum is a grandiose exhibition space that features an impressive collection of paintings and illustrations belonging to the Pre-Raphaelite period and the artistic trend of 19th and 20th Century America. Here, you get to see artworks by masterminds like Dante Rossetti, Simeon Solomon, Thomas Dewing, Raphaelle Peale, among several others. Besides featuring an awe-inspiring collection, the museum also hosts various art related activities like exhibitions and workshops. Apart from that, the various halls located within the premises of the Delaware Art Museum are rented out for corporate functions, meetings, private gatherings, cocktail parties and several other events. Check website for details.

2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE 19806

»Hagley Museum and Library

The Hagley Museum and Library is a grandiose treasure cove spread across an area of 235 acres. The museum houses a collection of artifacts and machinery of the DuPont mills and tries to show the impact of industrialization on the progress and growth of America. The library, on the other hand, houses a collection of books, photographs, archives and other manuscripts that recite the tale of economic and technological growth of the country. Apart from enriching the knowledge of its visitors, the Hagley Museum and Library also serves as an event space where local events and conferences are a regular feature. Call ahead or check the website to know more.

298 Buck Road East
Wilmington, DE 19807

»Delaware Museum Of Natural History

The Delaware Museum Of Natural History is the only museum of its kind in the state, and was opened for the first time in 1972. Hosting over 700,000 visitors each year, the stupendous collections are from all the continents. Whether it's a jaguar that interests you or mollusks, birds eggs, dinosaur remains, paleontology, coral reefs or shells, you're sure to come across it here. Outreach programs encourage adults and kids to participate and enjoy the nature trails, walking tours and workshops. Check website for more information on their permanent and temporary exhibits.

4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807
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