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Delaware Art Museum

Map2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE 19806
302-571-9590 or 866-232-3714 (toll free)
  • Art Museums & Centers


The Museum boasts the largest British Pre-Raphaelite collection (works from 1800s England that were inspired by art from the Middle Ages) in the U.S., along with other pieces by Delaware and American artists. In the Kids’ Corner, children can touch paintings, design their own art & read storybooks. Also check out the Copeland Sculpture Garden with a unique outdoor labyrinth. Every Friday morning, the Glory of Stories program for ages 3-6 presents a different story relating to the Museum’s collection. Free admission every Sunday.

KIDBIT: Stay in the lines as you travel through the twisty labyrinth at the outdoor Copeland Sculpture Garden.

FAMILY MUST-SEES: Get kids’ imaginations flowing with Tom Otterness’ Crying Giant, a 13-foot-tall bronze sculpture that inspires many to create stories about the behemoth’s mood and pose for a photo op. Then, move to the Labyrinth in the Anthony N. Fusco Reservoir. As kids follow the single path into the relaxing, game-like interior, they’ll hear their voices echo once they reach the center.

Cost Cutter

- FREE admission on Sundays - FREE admission for active-duty military personnel and up to five guests as part of the Blue Star Museums program

Additional Information:

County: DE - New Castle County
Ages: All Ages/Families
Elementary School Age
Middle School & Teens
Toddlers & Preschoolers
Offers Field Trips?: yes
Grades for Field Trips: 0 Kindergarten
Parties: no
Free/Discounted Museum Days: Bank of America Museums on Us
Blue Star Museums
Brandywine Treasure Trail Passport
Free Weekly/Monthly Day
Museum Day Live

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