Delaware Museum of Nature and Science opening

Newly opened Museum of Nature, Science to get $500,000 from county

Jarek Rutz Culture, Headlines

During the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the reimagined Museum of Nature and Science, New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer told the crowd that his administration is going to propose a $500,000 grant for the institution. “Everything we do in county government right now – similarly to what’s going on in the city of Wilmington – is about diversity, equity and inclusion,” …

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Museum of Nature, Sciences reopens this weekend

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

      The Delaware Museum of Nature and Science will celebrate its reopening Friday through Monday with a ribbon cutting and tours. The attraction, formerly known as a museum of natural history, is changing its name to reflect its mission of connecting Delaware citizens with the state’s natural development and the science behind it. The $10.8 million renovation started …

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Winterthur’s Jackie Kennedy exhibit now open

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Winterthur’s new exhibit is touted as the behind-the-scenes story of the White House restoration in 1961-62. Winterthur Museum will be sprinkled with a bit of fairy dust from Camelot throughout the rest of the year. The estate on Saturday opened its new exhibit, “Jacqueline Kennedy and Henry Francis du Pont: From Winterthur to the White House,” touted as the behind-the-scenes …

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Take a first peek at new Museum of Nature and Science

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

The paleozoic exhibit contains models of dinosaurs and other specimens from the past.   A lot of smiling faces are waiting to see people return to the reimagined Delaware Museum of Nature and Science next month. Some of them have a lot of really big teeth. And it’s impossible to tell whether those dinosaurs in the museum’s new Ellice & …

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She’s back: Museum of Nature and Science sets reopening events

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

The old natural history museum will be reborn May 20 as the Delaware Museum of Nature & Science.   The Delaware Museum of Nature and Science will reopen with a series of events over four days from May 20 to May 23, when it will finally open its doors to the public. The Greenville museum will be the 21st century …

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Delaware Museum of Natural History to reopen May 13 with new focus

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

One area of the renovated Delaware Museum of Natural History will focus on the state itself.   The Delaware Museum of Natural History will finish its metamorphosis next year and reopen May 13, the day of its 50th anniversary. The $9.8 million reinvention of the museum, founded by a du Pont with a huge shell, bird and egg collection, will …