Exhibits, Events and Programs

  1. Tue Mar. 5

    White Glove Evenings a the Museum Visit after hours from an up-close-and personal look at our museum archives. Hear the stories behind the objects. White gloves provided for handling objects. Adults
  2. Sat Mar. 9

    Special Exhibit Grand Opening Bring the family out for the grand opening of our “Mansions and Menageries” special exhibit. Free tours, fun family activities and refreshments offered all day . All ages
  3. Sat Mar. 9

    100 Years of Bird Conservation From feathery fashion to backyard bird feeding, how our everyday activities impact our feathered friends. All ages
  4. Sun Mar. 10

    History, Now and Then History comes alive with historians, dignitaries and stories about historic places in New Castle County. Registration required. Ages 12-Adults
  5. Sat Mar. 16

    GHOST TOUR: PARANORMAL INVESTIGATION Visit the attic and basement of the mansion. An exploration of paranormal activity and in-depth study using advanced equipment. Tour is often accompanied by a psychic or medium. Must be able to traverse many stairs. Registration required. Adults
  6. Sat Mar. 30

    Scouts and Pets Learn how to choose a pet that’s right for you and make sure it stays healthy and happy or find out how to take the best care of the pet you already have. Earn your Pet Badge in the process. Registration required. Ages 6-10
  7. Tue Apr. 2

    White Glove Evenings a the Museum Visit after hours from an up-close-and personal look at our museum archives. Hear the stories behind the objects. White gloves provided for handling objects. Adults
  8. Sat Apr. 13

    Hummingbirds are Here! Find out about the fascinating life of a hummingbird, their habitat and how to identify the different species that visit your feeder. Presented by Charles Shattuck, Wild Birds Unlimited. All ages
  9. Sun Apr. 14

    History, Now and Then History comes alive with historians, dignitaries and stories about historic places in New Castle County. Registration required. Ages 12-Adults
  10. Sun Apr. 14

    Training Your Dog: A Short Course Learn the fundamentals of dog training to help your dog be a good boy. Registration required. Ages 14-Adults
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  1. Philip Nord

    Park & Museum Director

  2. Physical Address
    4651 Washington St. Extension
    Wilmington, DE 19809

    Mailing Address
    610 Shipley Road
    Wilmington, DE 19809

    Phone: (302) 761-4340

    Rentals

    (302) 761-1722


Find more events and programs in the Happenings Guide.

Happenings