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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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Great time!

Step back in time to learn about Delaware's farm culture thru exhibits of authentic artifacts... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ed O
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Magnolia, DE
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Nice trip down memory lane

Delaware Ag Museum is a wonderful place to take children to learn many things and see how life has... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Pip1128
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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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866 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901-2003
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Step back in time to learn about Delaware's farm culture thru exhibits of authentic artifacts, structures & activities. There are critters to pet, activities for kids, local arts & crafts. Gift shop is very nice, too. Well worth a stop to get an appreciation of...More

Thank Ed O
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Delaware Ag Museum is a wonderful place to take children to learn many things and see how life has progressed. Sadly, they don't know how hard their ancestors worked. They hold many benefit events through out the year and even host weddings. It's not fancy,...More

Thank Pip1128
Reviewed 8 March 2017

If you've been around Delaware you realize how important farming is to the state. This museum does a great job tying past to present with great exhibits and artifacts. There is also an outdoor section.

1  Thank TNorla
Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you were brought up in Delaware and have any sense of history, you will like the Ag Museum. Nice exhibits and farm equipment. It's worth an hour of your time. Outside exhibits also, but it was raining when we visited, so we didn't get...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This venue includes about 8 out building and houses that are part of the Agricultural Museum and Buildings. It depicts the early trades such as blacksmithing, weaving, cooking and wood working. It a interactive display and features many special events local to Delaware thorough the...More

Thank ShirleyGirl2014
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We went to this museum as a small homeschool field trip. We didn't take the tour, but we walked around and "toured" ourselves. When we first walked inside, we saw a gift shop. A nice lady at the front desk told us about the area,...More

2  Thank pigs-r-my-kind-o-pet
Reviewed 7 December 2016

First time visiting during this event. Great event for day of family fun. Lots of different craft tables set up for the children. Historic buildings decorated with different activities going on inside, even a live nativity. Watched the blacksmith make nails and spoke with Santa,...More

Thank DEGhia
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I went a few months ago whent eh rain barrel display was there. I was inspired to "dress up" my own and will go back next year now that I know this display is there.

Thank Annmarie B
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Was a vendor at Dover Days so I didn't have the time I wanted to, but I did a quick reconnoiter. So amazing!

1  Thank atasteofcreole
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This has been on a my list of stops for some time. This has something for evey age and interest. Tools and tractors, historic buildings and furniture, cars and crafts, lectures and gift shop, and so much more...

Thank Sue S
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