40th Anniversary Exhibit
When the Delaware Museum of Natural History opened on May 13, 1972 as the first major natural history museum in the nation since 1910, our mission was the same as it is today: to inform and excite visitors about the natural world through exploration and discovery. At the time, U.S. Senator J. Caleb Boggs said, “The Delaware Museum of Natural History will be a magnet. It will attract visitors from across the nation and the world."
We are very excited to share the Museum's rich history with visitors… Show more