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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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Young or Old - something for all

Nov 29, 2017. Went to the museum - the lady working there was wonderful. Gave me a site map... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
meanymer
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Preston, Maryland
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Great for my 2nd graders!

We really enjoyed our visit to the DE Ag Museum. It was very visual to hold the children's... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Kristin F
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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

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

Thank meanymer
DeAgMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

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
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

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

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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

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

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We went with our three young kids & they had a blast! Lots of things to do & see. Lots of hands-on things. My husband and I loved seeing all the things we remember from our grandparents homes. Excellent price! We had a lovely time...More

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

Hello Sue J, Thanks so much for your wonderful review of the DE Agricultural Museum and Village! Sometimes it's difficult to explain to children the way life may have been 'back in the day", but I'm thrilled that your children had 'hands on fun' and...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017 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

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

Hello Ed O, Thanks for your very generous review of the Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village! The authenticity of our exhibits, buildings and activities are a testament of the dedication of Delaware communities to make this museum a fun place to visit! We hope you'll...More

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

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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.

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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

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