Delaware Museums







Air Mobility Command Museum
302-677-5938
1301 Heritage
Dover Air Force Base, DE 19902
Collection of military aircraft

Delaware Archaeology Museum
302-739-4266
316 S Governors Avenue
Dover, DE 19901
Delaware archaeological history can be found dating back 11,000 years

The Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village
302-734-1618
866 N Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
Large barn that house collections of tractors and other farm equipment dating back to the 1930's

Johnson Victrola Museum
302-739-4266
Bank Lane & New Street
Dover, DE 19901
Houses old record albums and antique photographs. Eldrige R Johnson founded the Victor Talking Machine Company invented a way to make the original phonograph (the one with the big horn) more compact and be able to control its volume

Discover-Sea Shipwreck Museum
302-539-9366
708 Ocean Highway (2nd Floor)
Fenwick Island, DE 19944
The ship was built in 1938 and is one of the few remaining lightships that were used over a period of 163 years. It was used by the Coast Guard until 1971

Woodside Farm Creamery
302-239-9847
1310 Little Baltimore
Hockessin, DE 19707
Made with their own milk right on the farm they serve fresh premium homemade ice cream.

Lightship Overfalls Maritime Museum
302-644-8050
On the Canal Front in Downtown Lewes
Lewes, DE 19958
The ship was built in 1938 and is one of the few remaining lightships that were used over a period of 163 years. It was used by the Coast Guard until 1971

Zwaanendael Museum
302-645-1148
Savannah Road & Kings Hwy
Lewes, DE 19958
Commemorating Delaware's first European colony, Swanendael, was built by the Dutch in 1631. Find Lewes-area maritime, military, and social history.

Nanticoke Indian Museum
302-945-7022
27073 John J. Williams Highway
Millsboro, DE 19966
The museum houses many artifacts from the history of the Nanticoke Indians. Visitors can find jewelry, pottery, sears and arrow points used.

Amstel House Museum (1730)
302-322-2794
2 E 4th Street
New Castle, DE 19720
This Georgian home from the 1730's is furnished with antiques and decorative arts from that period of time

Old Library Museum (1892)
302-322-2794
40 E 3rd Street
New Castle, DE 19720
Built in 1892 this hexagonal brick building houses the collections of the New Castle Library Company

Iron Hill Museum
302-302-368-5703
1355 Old Baltimore Pike
Newark, DE 19702
Its primary focus is on the natural and cultural history of the Iron Hill region. It was built for African-American students by Pierre S duPont.

Anna Hazzard Museum
302-226-1119 17 Christian Street
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
Named for Anna Hazzard (former owner and civic leader) the museum is located in one of the original "tent" houses from the 1870's. On display are artifacts, photographs, and historic newspaper articles from that era. camp-meeting era.

Seaford Museum
302-628-9828
203 High Street
Seaford, DE 19973
Features documents, photographs, vintage clothing, furniture, local memorabilia. It spotlights the local Nanticoke Indians, the infamous Patty Cannon, and the DuPont Company's textile operation.

Delaware Children's Museum
302-658-0797
601 Market Street
Wilmington, DE
A place that encourages local families, as well as tourists from out of town to learn together while having fun

Delaware History Museum
302-656-0637
504 Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19807
See many objects in many media, all made, used, owned, or collected by Delawareans

Delaware Museum of Natural History
302-658-9111
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807
Known for its mollusk and bird collections. Look up an Allosaurus, which is one of Delaware's only dinosaurs

Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame
302-425-3263
801 S Madison
Wilmington, DE 19801
Sports history from the Civil War days to present.

Delaware Toy & Miniature Museum
302-427-8697
Route 141
Wilmington, DE 19807
This tiny museum has collections doll houses, toy soldiers, trains, trucks, planes from all over the world going back as far as 600 B.C.

Hagley Museum
302- 658-2400
298 Buck Road East
Wilmington, DE 19807
Find collections of manuscripts, photographs, books, and pamphlets documenting the history of American business and technology

Hendrickson House Museum
302-652-5629
606 Church
Wilmington, DE 19801
This farm house was built in 1690 near Crum Creek in PA this house was moved to the Old Swedes Church in 1950. It contains colonial artifacts, the Old Swedes Library and a Swedish gift shop

Rockwood Museum
302-761-4340
610 Shipley Road
Wilmington, DE
This Gothic mansion was built in 1850 by Joseph Shipley on 72 acres of land








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