The Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village has welcomed over 500,000 visitors since its grand opening nearly 40 years ago.
It's the year 2020 (!) and, as a forward looking organization, the Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village is actively engaged in initiatives promoting growth and sustainability that will propel us beyond the boundaries of a "traditional" museum. Stop in and see what we are all about!!
Inside the Museum
Situated in a 38,000 square foot building, the Delaware Agricultural Museum houses a collection of over 4,000 artifacts featured in a variety of interesting exhibits. Included among the many highlights are:
The Birth of the “Broiler” Industry
Cecile Steele's 16' x 16' chicken house (ca. 1923) National Register of Historic Places
A collection of antique farm machinery, equipment
and tools without equal on the east coast
The nationally recognized Jehu Camper folk art collection
The Museum's village Loockerman Landing illustrates daily life in rural Delaware in the late nineteenth century. All of the following historic structures are open to the public:
• Silver Lake Mill • Loockerman Landing Train Station • Mill Lane School • Reed General Store • Gourley Barbershop • St. Thomas Church •Carney Farmhouse
• Johnson & Son Blacksmith and Wheelwright Shop
The objects and artifacts on display in these beautifully preserved buildings tell the story of growth and change in Delaware's rural communities.
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Museum Days / Hours of Operation:
Tuesday through Saturday
10am to 3pm
866 North DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
Seniors (65+): $5.00
Youth: (4-17) $3.00
Children under 3: Free
Phone: (302) 734-1618
We are sorry, the Ag Museum is not able to allow pets (other than service animals) on our premises. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!