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Delaware History Center
505 Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 655-7161
Sites include the Delaware History Museum, Old Town Hall, Grandma's Attic Kids Museum, Willingtown Square, and Research Library.
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike, P.O. Box 3937
Wilmington, DE 19807
(302) 658-9111
Featuring exhibits and interactive programs that focus on natural history.
Hagley Museum and Library
P.O. Box 3630
Wilmington, DE 19807-0630
(302) 658-2400 ext. 259
Specializing in the history of industry and technology this site includes historic buildings and grounds once occupied by the du Pont family.
Historic Houses of Odessa
P.O. Box 507
Odessa, DE 19730
(302) 378-4069
This site features numerous historic houses where students can learn about colonial and nineteenth century America.
Iron Hill Museum of Natural History
Newark, DE
Features collections of animals and minerals native to Delaware, as well as exhibits on Delaware Indians.
Kalmar Nyckel Shipyard & Museum
1124 East Seventh Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 429-SHIP
Specializing in maritime history of the region.
New Castle Court House Museum
211 Delaware St.
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 323-4453
Nemours Mansion & Gardens
P.O. Box 109
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19899
(302) 651-6912
Featuring the early twentieth century French chateau and gardens that once belonged to A. I. du Pont.
The Read House and Gardens
42 the Strand
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 322-8411
Featuring an early nineteenth century house and formal garden.
Wilmington Western RR
P.O. Box 5787
Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 998-1930
Features an early twentieth century steam train that still travels through the historic Red Clay Valley.
Fort Delaware State Park
P.O. Box 170
Delaware City, DE 19706
(302) 834-7941
Greenbank Mill
500 Greenbank Road
Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 999-9001
Rockwood Museum
610 Shipley Road
Wilmington, DE 19809
(302) 761-4340
Winterthur Museum, Garden, & Library
Winterthur, Delaware 19735
800-448-3883 or (302) 888-4600
Specializing in early American antiques, Winterthur's period rooms and galleries showcase American culture.
Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church
606 N. Church Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 652-5629
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE 19806
(302) 571-9590


Air Mobility Command Museum
1301 Heritage Road
Dover Air Force Base, DE 19902-8001
(302) 677-5938
Museum collections include numerous vintage aircraft and related objects that represent the history of DAFB and the USAF. 
Barratt's Chapel & Museum
6362 Bay Road
Frederica, DE 19946
(302) 335-5544
This museum specializes in the religious history of the Delmarva Peninsula--especially Methodism.
Delaware Bureau of Museums
State Street, Rose Cottage
Dover, DE 19901
Delaware State Visitors Center
406 Federal St.
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 739-4266
Bombay Hook Natural Wildlife Refuge
RFD #1, Box 147
Smyrna, DE 19977
(302) 653-9345
John Dickinson Plantation
340 Kitts Hummock Road
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 739-3277
Biggs Museum of American Art
406 Federal Street
Dover, DE
(302) 674-2111
Exhibits feature American art and decorative arts and are focused on the Delaware Valley region.
Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village
866 N. DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 734-1618
Featuring exhibits based on agricultural themes and small town life.
Delaware State Museums in Dover
(302) 739-4266
Includes the following sites: John Dickinson Plantation, Delaware Archaeology Museum, Delaware Museum of Small Town Life, State House, Delaware State Visitor Center, and the Johnson Victrola Museum.
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Lewes Historical Society Complex
(302) 645-7670
Take a walking tour of restored historical buildings.
Milford Museum
(302) 424-1080
Exhibits focus on the history of Milford and the surrounding area.
Nanticoke Indian Museum
P.O. Box 107A
Millsboro, DE 19802
(302) 945-7022
Exhibits focus on the first inhabitants of the region.
Treasures of the Sea Exhibit
P.O. Box 610, Route 18
Georgetown, DE 19901
(302) 856-5700
Governor Ross Plantation
Rt. 1, Box 393
Seaford, DE 19973
(302) 628-9500
Cape Henlopen State Park
42 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 645-2103
Zwaanendael Museum
(302) 645-1148
This museum is devoted to celebrating the first European settlement in the region.

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Brandywine River Museum
P.O. Box 141
Chadds Ford, PA 19317
(610) 388-8382 or (610) 388-2700
Featuring nineteenth and twentieth century American art in a converted gristmill.
Fort Mifflin
Fort Mifflin Road
Philadelphia, PA 19153
(215) 492-1881
This site offers educational programs for both American history and environmental science.
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