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Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village

866 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901-2003
+1 302-734-1618
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Don’t bring your dog!

We are traveling in our RV from California and may never be this way again, so I was really excited... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Harold C
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Seal Beach, CA
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Homeschool field trip

This was a great learning experience in many aspects for my three children ages 7 and 8. The hands... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
schou18
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Dover, Delaware
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Exhibit buildings with over 12,000 artifacts including a 1700's log cabin, mock milkable cow, 1930's kitchen, a 1941 Steerman Airplane Crop Sprayer, soil exhibit plus three galleries with changing exhibits. Step into the past by touring Loockerman Landing, a re-created 19th century village with a farmstead, schoolhouse, church, grist mill, train station, general store, barber shop, blacksmith and more behind the main building on Silver Lake. 866 N. DuPont Highway- Dover, DE. Open Tuesday - Saturday from10 a.m. to 3 p.m., $6 for adults, $4 seniors 65+, $3 youth 4-17, free to children 3 and under and members are free. The DAMV is a private not for profit Museum and not run by the State.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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866 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901-2003
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"all ages"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are traveling in our RV from California and may never be this way again, so I was really excited to see this museum. Knowing it has a full outdoor village, and being a hot June day, I assumed our dog could walk around with...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

This was a great learning experience in many aspects for my three children ages 7 and 8. The hands on experiences created a fun learning atmosphere. The guide and the material presented was very interesting for the children and adults.More

Thank schou18
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DeAgMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Hello Schou18, I remember your visit well! I remember the look in your children's eyes when I told them that I would give them popcorn so that they could feed the chickens and our pig Lulu, who had just returned from a long winter away...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Well versed with the museum activities Definitely a must for family I learned so much about plants and weather tolerable foliageMore

Thank Ramon V
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DeAgMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Hello Ramon V Thanks so much for the review of the museum and our staff! We heavily rely on our 'volunteer staff' and they pride themselves on researching and delivering information to our visitors on how life really was, not only for the farming community,...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Fascinating museum. Take a walk through the life of a farmer-antique tractors, a log cabin, a school house, train station etc. Covers every aspect of agriculture in U.S. history, from agricultural technology and transportation, to life of children on the farm. Great for all ages-it...More

Thank Devorah L
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DeAgMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Hello Devorah L, Thanks for the wonderful review that also takes even those who haven't visited down memory lane. This museum is also a 'way of life' museum and there is something for every age, every interest. We appreciate your visit! Valerie

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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed stopping by the museum! Lots to see! I love the fact that the buildings are actual buildings that were in use in Delaware long ago! I can't imagine the work it took to move them to the musuem grounds!More

1  Thank Tina B
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DeAgMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Tina, We really appreciate your stopping by to visit us. Mostly, we are glad that you loved being here and that you understand the work involved in creating an authentic 1890's village. Thanks again for taking the time to give us your thoughts and a...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Myself, husband, our 5 year old, Nana and Grandpa had a wonderful visit to the center. There were hands on activities for our son, LOADS of tractors and equipment, and exhibits you could walk through and explore. The model trains traveling through local farms was...More

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DeAgMuseum, Front Office Manager at Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Hello sarasam17! This is Valerie at the front desk and I remember your family visit! We are so happy that you chose the Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village to visit while visiting from Spain. We truly have something for everyone; from the youngest to the...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Nov 29, 2017. Went to the museum - the lady working there was wonderful. Gave me a site map - answered all my questions - she is awesome (Valerie?). I'm can't remember names. The museum, buildings and grounds are wonderful. The sound of the Canada...More

1  Thank meanymer
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DeAgMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Hello Meanymer! Yes, my name is Valerie! Thanks so much for the kind words and the very generous review of the DE AG Museum and Village! We love our visitors and do all that is possible to make their visit memorable. The natural wildlife such...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

We really enjoyed our visit to the DE Ag Museum. It was very visual to hold the children's attention while also having more detailed write-ups for my husband and I who both love history. When we left and asked everyone what was their favorite part,...More

Thank Kristin F
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DeAgMuseum, Front Office Manager at Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Kristin, Thanks so much for visiting us and for your great review and we're glad that you enjoy the DE Agricultural Museum and Village! We strive daily to make the Museum the perfect spot for children and adults alike and your review confirms that we're...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Easy to get to, plenty of parking, clean restrooms, picnic tables; very welcoming, informative, helpful greeter with suggestions to enrich our visit; we had teens and small children and there was plenty to see and do for both age groups - adults too! All houses/buildings/workshops...More

1  Thank Sandra M
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DeAgMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Sandra, Thanks so much for taking the time to review the Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village. It means so much that visitors like yourself appreciate and enjoy the value of this museum... Valerie

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

This relatively small but mighty museum does an outstanding job of making learning about what can be a rather dull topic - agriculture - engaging and interesting for all ages. With the combination of historic farm equipment, historic buildings, interactive displays and exhibits that touch...More

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DeAgMuseum, Front Office Manager at Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Hello Reader6161, Thanks for your indepth and gracious review of the Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village! All that you mentioned is what we strive to represent to young and older generations! We hope to re-invigorate younger generations to love not only history, but the love...More

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