Discover DE Museums

Delaware’s many museums preserve and interpret an amazing array of artifacts, documents, photographs, buildings, animals, and memories! The DMA connects the state’s museums, historic sites, cultural and artistic centers, museum staff members, and volunteers. By following the links below, you can learn more about a given site and read a feature story about something exciting in their collections. This does not indicate an up-to-date membership. To find out the status of your membership and become a member, please email This is also not a complete list of Delaware institutions.

Air Mobility Command Museum (Dover)

Arden Craft Shop Museum (Arden)

Barratt’s Chapel and Museum of Methodism (Frederica)

Biggs Museum of American Art (Dover)

Bridgeville Historical Society (Bridgeville)

Delaware Agricultural Museum (Dover)

Delaware Art Museum (Wilmington)

Delaware Aviation Museum (Georgetown)

The Delaware Contemporary (Wilmington)

Delaware Historical Society (Wilmington)

Duck Creek Historical Society (Smyrna)

Fenwick Island Lighthouse (Fenwick Island)

Ft. Miles Historical Association (Lewes)

Greenbank Mills & Philips Farm (Newark)

Hagley Museum & Library (Wilmington)

Hale-Byrnes House (Newark)

Hockessin Historical Society (Hockessin)

Historic Belmont Hall (Smyrna)

Historic Odessa Foundation (Odessa)

Historic Red Clay Valley Inc. & Wilmington & Western Railroad (Newark)

Iron Hill Museum Delaware Academy of Science (Newark)

Laurel Historical Society (Laurel)

Lewes Historical Society (Lewes)

Lightship Overfalls (Lewes)

Middletown Historical Society (Middletown)

Milford Museum (Milford)

Milton Historical Society (Milton)

Nemours Mansion and Gardens (Wilmington)

New Castle Historical Society (New Castle)

Newark History Museum (Newark)

Quaker Hill Historic Preservation Foundation (Wilmington)

Rehoboth Beach Museum (Rehoboth Beach)

Seaford Historical Society (Seaford)

South Bethany Historical Society (South Bethany)

Winterthur Museum and Gardens (Wilmington)

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