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Iron Hill Museum

1355 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702-1110
+1 302-368-5703
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Iron Hill Merit Badge Center

We dropped our sons off at the museum to earn the Soil and Water Conservation merit badge. The... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, United States
Recent addition fo Newark

The Iron Hill Museum is relatively new addition to the local activities. It is an outdoor venue... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Lawrence, Kansas
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14 Apr 2017
“Recent addition fo Newark”
21 Oct 2017
“Iron Hill Merit Badge Center”
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1355 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702-1110
+1 302-368-5703
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

We dropped our sons off at the museum to earn the Soil and Water Conservation merit badge. The merit badge counselor (Cherie) was very professional and knowledgeable. It is a gift that such a knowledge person would volunteer their time on a Saturday to work...More

Thank jpetula
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The Iron Hill Museum is relatively new addition to the local activities. It is an outdoor venue and also a science center. Take time to visit.

Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Probably the highest elevation in Delaware (approx. 434 feet), just off of I-95 at the Toll Booth (Exit 896 South)...approx. a mile to Old Baltimore Pike, take a right and 1/4 of a mile on your right is the Museum. The large hill upon which...More

Thank wayne h
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Just across the Maryland State line (outside of Elkton, MD. and Newark, DE.) is probably the highest point (above sea level) in Delaware at 400 some feet. Iron Hill is its name and most of the rock strata is in the form of Jasper. This...More

1  Thank wayne417
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

The museum is closed for renovations but you can walk around the property. There was a walking trail. I think it might lead to Iron Hill Park. There were pamphlets to read about the history. It was a schoolhouse for black children, 1923-1965. According to...More

Thank Anita K
Reviewed 7 June 2015

The building that is the museum was an old school house and it had only one room which just had stuffed animals that you might find around this park, they had a stuff black bear and believe me you will never see a wild black...More

1  Thank Bradford L
Reviewed 21 November 2014 via mobile

My husband and I spent the day with our grandson recently. One place we took him was this museum. It's website says it is a children's museum. I think it is a family museum. There is a lot to see in this little former schoolhouse....More

2  Thank Carol G
Reviewed 18 May 2014

This was an African American school that was built in the 1920's by P.S. DuPont. It was used until the 1960's. The school showcases Native American artifacts and the iron mining that took place on the hill. The plans are to build another museum on...More

2  Thank Alicia G
Reviewed 13 November 2012

Ok so I notice there is no review 4 this cute little museum so I will post one... I finally managed 2 check this place out after years of saying that i would! We took the opportunity when they had an annual open house thingie,...More

6  Thank CeaCea B
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