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STEM Expo presented by Incyte- February 23, 12-3

Saturday, February 23, 12:00-3:00 PM Engage in a variety of hands-on experiments related to science, technology, engineering, and math at our annual STEM Expo! Programming will be led by Science Ambassadors from the Charter School of Wilmington, and sponsored by Incyte! FREE with museum admission!

Digger & David Puppet Shows Every Saturday in March!

Each Saturday in March, join us to welcome renowned Philadelphia-area actor and puppeteer David Hutchman and his dog Digger! Each 40 minute show will begin at 12 noon, and is FREE with museum admission! Schedule of Shows: Saturday, March 2, 2019-THE SEUSS IS LOOSE SHOW Saturday, March 9, 2019-COYOTE SAVES THE DAY Saturday, March 16, [...]

Dream Drives: Delaware Children’s Museum – CBS Philly

Here is the great video created when CBS Philly visited the Delaware Children’s Museum. Check it out!

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Kids of all ages will stretch their limits and learn new skills inside this 30-foot diameter climbing structure. Multiple entrances on the lobby level allow kids to climb…

Tree Pavilion

Opened to the public on Earth Day, 2016, the DCM’s Tree Pavilion quickly became a cornerstone of the museum and its commitment to environmental…


The city may seem a long way from nature, but is it really? In ECOnnect, kids can roll up their sleeves and discover the workings of nature for themselves, with activities such as a highly interactive stream table that allows kids to explore everything from water locks to wind power.

The Power of Me

How long can you hang from a chin-up bar? How long does it take a command from your brain to get to your muscles? How does the human body work?

Training Wheels

This transportation-themed area provides lots of opportunities for our youngest visitors to interact. A toddler-sized train and an auto shop with a miniature car help kids…


What exactly does an architect do? Structural engineer? Steel worker? Designer? Structures is where it all takes shape.

Rotating Fun

In our large gallery, we highlight our speedway & block party, as well as additional rotating exhibits.

Bank On It

Money makes the world go around, but how? Bank on It lets kids explore every facet of financial management, from earning and managing a budget, to saving and spending.

S.T.E.M. Room

The DCM is a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) based children’s museum, dedicated to enriching the educational experience of children…