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Delaware Art Museum

2301 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilmington, DE 19806-2096
+1 302-571-9590
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Don't Miss the Performance Arts

We love the Delaware Art Museum and were especially thrilled to hear of the magnanimous $15 million... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Lovely, small museum

Despite having lived in the region for more than 40 years, I had never been to the museum. I am so... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Jamesburg, New Jersey
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A collection of American art from 1840 to the present.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2301 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilmington, DE 19806-2096
+1 302-571-9590
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love the Delaware Art Museum and were especially thrilled to hear of the magnanimous $15 million pledge by the Copelands to sustain the museum into the future. We attended the announcement of the expanded Performance Arts series for 2018 and were very impressed. What...More

Thank travelingbeachbum00
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Despite having lived in the region for more than 40 years, I had never been to the museum. I am so glad we finally went. As others have said, the Delaware Art Museum is a gem. It is tucked away in a lovely neighborhood of...More

Thank arniecpa1
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This proved to be an exceptional cultural experience. The exhibits of art work and sculptures are world class. The museum is divided into several sections and numerous rooms. Each division exhibits different styles, mediums and or periods. The floor plan is easy to follow and...More

Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

If you are in the area, you definitely HAVE to stop at this museum. Ive visited quite a few Art Museums and usually after 30 min I get bored. NOT HERE! The staff are super friendly and helpful. There's a huge variety of artists and...More

Thank OkieDokwa14
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This comparatively small museum has everything you want but on a scale that you can actually appreciate. The collections are just the right size to allow for variety without getting bored. Also, it's free on Sundays! So you can get all that culture on a...More

Thank Valerie G
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Garden of color illuminates the entry and welcomes guests. My very favorite painting is Pyle's the Mermaid awash in the blues .The green butterfly by Moore ,has always charmed me. The Café looks over the sculpture garden . The Museum store is wonderful ; treasure...More

Thank Mira_Bihac
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We had the opportunity to visit the museum for free this past weekend with the Korean festival. We were impressed with the museum's willingness to partner with another organization. We were also wowed by the exhibits. A huge collection of the works of Pyle. The...More

Thank itinerary_queen_pa
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Lots of special events and discounts for members, but nice to visit anytime. Sundays are free! Not only do they have an extensive collection, but they also have great visiting exhibits.

Thank SaLoDo
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Very nice museum, including a great sculpture garden. But... the Chihulis are not displayed in a way so you can view their full beauty. Otherwise, well worth a visit.

Thank Ann J
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I'm far from an art expert so I was hesitant about visiting but they did a great job in each room explaining what the works were so I did not feel lost. Very nice art work, in particularly liked the black and white paintings and...More

Thank Corey J
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Brad B
28 January 2018|
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Response from AlohaAnn6 |
There is no admission price for the sculpture garden. Also, the museum is free all day on Sundays.