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Delaware Deals

While school’s out for the weekend, continue the learning at museums — and take advantage of these admission discounts and freebies.



$1 Saturdays

Experience 19th century industrial life through original mills & working machinery at Hagley Museum & Library, offering $1 admission (regularly $4-$11 for ages 6 & up) on Saturdays in Feb. & March.

Free Sundays

Explore dinosaur, bird & mammal galleries and play in the recently renovated children’s Discovery Room at the Delaware Museum of Natural History, where admission is free on Feb. 6 from 9:30am-12noon (regularly $5-$7).

Admission is also free at the Brandywine River Museum in Chadds Ford, PA every Sunday morning from 9:30am-12noon. View art in the galleries, tour the scenic grounds and enjoy “Breakfast on the Brandywine” in the museum restaurant. (Normal food charges will apply.)

The DCCAOther free days at Delaware museums:
Delaware Art Museum, Sundays, 12noon-4pm (regularly $6-$12)
Biggs Museum of Art and Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts (DCCA), daily.

Find more than a hundred free-admission Delaware Valley attractions in our Attractions Guide.

Stephanie Halinski is calendar editor of MetroKids.

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