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  • Hours: Monday: Closed Tuesday-Thursday: 10am – 3pm Friday: 10am – 8pm Sat-Sun: 10am – 5pm   VIEW SITEMAP     550 Justison Street    (302) 654-2340

  • VIEW SITEMAP

    Mon: Closed Tues-Thurs: 10am - 3pm Fri: 10am - 8pm Sat-Sun: 10am - 6pm

    Hours:

    THE DCM IS REOPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

    Hours of Operation

    SUMMER HOURS:

    Monday: CLOSED

    Tuesday-Thursday: 10am-3pm

    Friday: 10am-8pm

    Saturday & Sunday: 10am-5pm

    Admission

    $12.00 general admission; DCM Members and children 12 months and under enjoy free admission.

    Parking

    Our FREE parking lot is in the Riverfront’s Lot K. The entrance is located across from Penn Cinema on Beech Street, between Shipyard Drive and Judy Johnson Drive. Those using GPS should use 601 S. Madison Street.

    Where

    The Big Yellow Building in Riverfront Wilmington:

    550 Justison Street, Wilmington, DE 19801

    For older GPS systems, use 550 S. Madison Street.

    Directions

    When you are traveling down Justison Street, you will see The Big Yellow Building (us!); turn onto Beech Street, and take your first left into that parking lot.
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    Before You Go

    In coordination with Autism Delaware, a DCM social story is available online by clicking here or by request at our Admissions Desk.

    Guest Code of Conduct

    CURRENTLY, ALL DCM STAFF AND GUESTS 2 AND OLDER MUST WEAR A FACEMASK AT ALL TIMES IN THE MUSEUM.

    The DCM serves families with young children. Our goal and responsibility is to support our mission by providing children and their families a comfortable, accessible, fun, and stimulating environment where they can enjoy spending time together. Therefore, any offensive attire or behavior displayed by a guest may be subject to ejection from the Museum at the discretion of management. In addition, for the safety of all guests, shoes must be worn at all times.

    Fridays After 5pm

    The DCM’s “$5 After 5pm” feature special extended hours until 8pm, unique programming, and discounted pricing for guests visiting after 5pm. Fridays will never be the same!

    Museum hours on Thursdays and Fridays will be 10am – 8pm, with admission starting at just $5 per person after 5pm (DCM Members are free).

    $2 Wednesday Evenings

    On the third Wednesday of each month, excluding September, the DCM offers $2 admission from 5-8pm (DCM members are free).

    Extra Hours = Extra DCM Fun!

    Don’t miss any of the DCM’s monthly special events!

    Friday, December 31st, 12-3pm: New Year’s Rockin’ Noon