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Renowned for its holdings of the Wyeth family of artists, the Museum features galleries dedicated to the work of N. C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth and Jamie Wyeth. The Museum’s outstanding Heritage Collection is a cross section of American art, with a special focus on artistic practice in the Brandywine valley. Nineteenth- and twentieth-century landscape paintings testify to the beauty which drew well-known artists to the area. Important portraits, still life paintings and notable holdings in American illustration add diversity and breadth to this unique collection.
The Brandywine Zoo is located in beautiful Brandywine Park along the Brandywine River in Wilmington, Delaware. The Zoo is usually open 10AM to 4PM, closed Mondays and Tuesdays to the public from November through February. Admission rates vary.
The Delaware Art Museum is famous for the preeminent collection of urban landscapes by American painter John Sloan and his circle. The Sloan collection lives alongside an esteemed survey of American art—spanning more than 200 years—from early 19th century through the present, including masterworks by Raphaelle Peale, Frederic Church, Thomas Eakins, Edward Hopper, Robert Motherwell, and Dale Chihuly. Visitors also enjoy the outdoor Copeland Sculpture Garden, featuring large-scale works by Tom Otterness and George Rickey.
The Delaware Children’s Museum lights creative sparks that last a lifetime and result in objective and quantifiable learning. They create safe, enriching places where kids and their families can share inspired fun and see new possibilities unfold. More than 400 children’s museums have been built worldwide, over half of them in the last 30 years.
Experience an African watering hole, gaze up to a giant squid, encounter a jaguar face-to-face. and marvel at the diversity of shells from around the globe. Gallery highlights also include the only permanent dinosaur collection in Delaware, a simulated coral reef, and a Science in Action paleontology lab. Throughout the year the Museum also hosts several special exhibits on national tour. Outside, look for butterflies in the Pollinator Garden, learn about Delaware geology, or take a hike on our nature trail.
The DuPont Theatre proudly remains the oldest legitimate, continually operating theatre in the country. Appropriately nicknamed, “Delaware’s Broadway Experience,” the theatre has hosted shows such as Chicago, Cats, Anything Goes, Grease, Les Miserables, Titanic, Hello Dolly, and Mama Mia, starring famous names such as Bette Davis, Fred Astaire, Orson Wells, John and Ethel Barrymore, Carol Channing, Mitzi Gaynor, Tommy Tune, Christopher Plummer, Robert Goulet, Loretta Swit, and more.
Pick up Independence Hall tickets, plan your visit, and watch films in the Independence Visitor Center. Ask their knowledgeable park rangers about programs, walking tours and special events. City concierge staff will gladly assist you with information about lodgings and restaurants.
Go beyond the iconic crack to learn how this State House bell was transformed into an extraordinary symbol. Abolitionists, women's suffrage advocates and Civil Rights leaders took inspiration from the inscription on this bell. Plan your visit to the Liberty Bell Center to allow time to view the exhibits, see the film, and gaze upon the famous cracked bell. No tickets are required and hours vary seasonally.