Tie your Delaware field trip adventures into a full unit study with these Delaware Fun Facts for Kids.
Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts
Features free family workshops. 200 South Madison Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.(302) 656-6466
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History of Delaware
Air Mobility Command Museum
It is a great museum with quality exhibits and a great collection of aircraft. The fact that admission is free only makes it better. 1/2 mile from the intersection of 9 and US 113 south of Dover Air Force Base. Plane images to color.
Delaware History Museum
Located in a renovated art-deco Woolworth store, features three galleries of changing interactive exhibits on Delaware history, including displays of rare items of everyday life, costumes, children’s toys, regional decorative arts, and paintings. 504 Market Street, Wilmington, DE (302) 656-0637
Hagley Museum and Library
Collects, preserves, and interprets the unfolding history of American enterprise. P.O. Box 3630, 298 Buck Road East Wilmington, (302) 658-0568.
Historical Society of Delaware
All programs are designed to include many hands-on activities and primary document and material resources. The Delaware History Center dominates the 500 block of Market Street Mall in downtown Wilmington and composed of the Delaware History Museum, Old Town Hall, Willingtown Square, and HSD’s research library.
Johnson Victrola Museum
This museum is a tribute to Delaware’s native son – Eldridge Reeves Johnson, who founded the Victor Talking Machine Company in 1901. Located at the corner of Bank and New Streets in Dover.
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
A visit to Winterthur allows your students to explore nature, history, and art all at the same place. Come wander among our gardens, visit our library, take a tour of our house, and investigate our changing exhibitions. Learn about early American culture, country house life, and so much more! Homeschool groups of 15 students or more are invited to reserve any of our on-site or off-site programs at the standard school program rate. Route 52 (Kennett Pike), Winterthur DE 19735.
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
The refuge has one of the largest expanses of nearly unaltered tidal salt marsh in the mid-Atlantic region. 2591 Whitehall Neck Road, Smyrna, Delaware 19977 (302) 653-6872.
Delaware Nature Society
Holds workshops and camps at many of its lovely natural resources.
Delaware State Parks
Enjoy the natural diversity of Delaware’s 14 state parks. From hiking, camping, swimming, and fishing, to nature programs and touring historic sites, there is truly something for everyone.
Lums Pond State Park
Wants to get involved with area homeschool groups. They have a lot to offer the groups and could benefit from homeschool volunteers. Contact Kathleen Aviles, Americorps Volunteer Coordinator, 1068 Howell School Road, Bear, De 19701. 302-368-6989.
Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village
Offers programs that will transport you to the 19th century… Costumed interpreters at living history events, workshops in 19th century arts and crafts, lectures on life in early Delaware and a host of fun things to do with the family! 866 North DuPont Highway, Dover, DE (302) 734-1618.
Wilmington & Western Railroad
Climb aboard the Wilmington & Western Railroad, Delaware’s oldest steam tourist railroad, for fun & exciting adventures through Delaware’s historic Red Clay Valley. Journey with us for family fun, romantic evenings, holiday celebrations & over 130 years of living railroading history. Greenbank Station, 2201 Newport Gap Pike, Wilmington, DE 19808. (302) 998-1930
Wild encounters all year long. Brandywine Park, 1001 North Park Drive, Wilmington, DE 19802. (302) 571-7747.