Hours of Operation
Saturday & Sunday: 10am-5pm
$10.00 general admission; DCM Members and children 12 months and under enjoy free admission.
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.
The Big Yellow Building in Riverfront Wilmington:
For older GPS systems, use 550 S. Madison Street.
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
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.
Thursdays & 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. Thursdays and 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!
Saturday, May 15th, 12-3pm: First Responders Touch-A-Truck
Friday, June 19th, 5-8pm: Summer Kick-Off
Saturday, October 23rd, 12-3pm: Healthy Halloween and Star Wars Science with character appearance
Friday, December 31st, 12-3pm: New Year’s Rockin’ Noon