Delaware History Museum

Wilmington, DE

4 (5 reviews)

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Address: 504 N Market St, Wilmington, DE 19801, USA Number: 302 656-0637 Website Contact How do we get there?

What is there to do?

Once a 1940's Woolworth's Department Store, the Delaware History Museum is the perfect place to learn all about the history of the state and it's people! Are you ready to have a trip through the history books in this great museum with changing exhibits?

Each of the exhibits feature a variety of topics that all cover the state's history, including the immigrants who settled, the strong maritime history, as well as the deep roots in agriculture.

There are permanent as well as rotating exhibitions, and the museum even dates back to 1940, so your day out in itself is going back through the history books!

The theme of the exhibitions are "Delaware: one State, Many Stories", where kids can go back as far as the 1600s, right through to the present day.

Who would have thought there is so much history right under your nose! Well, Delaware was the very first recognized state in the USA, so I guess quite a lot of history!

It's a fascinating insight into an amazing state, and kids can get so much more out of the experience than reading books in the classroom. At the Delaware History Museum they can see history right in front of them!

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How much does it cost?






$4 (ages 3-18)



Seniors and Military with ID - $5. Free for everyone on the 1st Friday of the month!


Free Under

2 years


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Free admission first Friday of the month!

I'm Hungry!


There are plenty of places to grab some food before or after your learning experience!

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Where is it at?

Teachers corner


Just give them a call to chat about taking the students on a field trip - it's the perfect history lesson for the students!

Need a little extra help?


Speak to staff about the accessibility of the museum, they'll be happy to help

Click here for lots more great things to do near you in Delaware

When can we go?


11am - 4pm Wed - Sat

Closed major holidays, and Sunday to Tuesday

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