Delaware Museum of Natural History, Greenville

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#13 of 39 in Museums in Delaware
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 each year to experience an African watering hole, gaze up at a giant squid, encounter a jaguar face-to-face, and marvel at the diversity of shells from around the globe.

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 the Museum to study specimens and request loans to assist them further in their research.

As a non-profit institution, DMNH relies on the generosity of members, donors, and corporate sponsors to sustain high-quality exhibits and educational programs for the community. To visit Delaware Museum of Natural History and other attractions in Greenville, use our Greenville trip planner.
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  • My children have enjoyed this museum for years and it is nice that they continuously update their exhibits. We had my sibs birthday party there and this kids had a great time, even got to hold a...  more »
  • 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...  more »
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  • 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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