Highest-rated museums in Delaware

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March 20, 2022
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Highest-rated museums in Delaware

Museums are one of the most important institutions in any country. They don’t just show us our past, they contextualize it—allowing visitors to better understand cultures and ourselves. Good museum displays lead to reflection, generate ideas, and create a sense of appreciation for who has come before. In many towns and cities, museums are jewels of the public, and often rank highly for tourist visits. Stacker compiled a list of the museums in Delaware on Tripadvisor.

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#30. Delaware State Police Museum and Education Center

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (20 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums, History Museums
- Address: 1425 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901-2212
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#29. Anita Peghini-Raber Gallery

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (1 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Galleries
- Address: 49 Baltimore Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2131
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#28. Nassau Gallery & Frame House

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (2 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Galleries
- Address: 176 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2136
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#27. Gallery 50

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (7 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Galleries
- Address: 50 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2217
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#26. Marshall Steam Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (14 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 3000 Creek Road, Hockessin, DE 19736
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#25. Newark History Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (3 reviews)
- Type of activity: History Museums
- Address: 429 S College Ave Under the S. College Ave. Railroad Bridge in the old Pennsylvania Railroad Station, Newark, DE 19711-5105
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#24. Ocean Gallery Fine Art Center

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (4 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Galleries
- Address: 26 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2926
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#23. Belmont Hall

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (2 reviews)
- Type of activity: History Museums
- Address: 217 Smyrna Leipsic Rd, Smyrna, DE 19977
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#22. DuPont nature center

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (30 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 2992 Lighthouse Rd 19963, Milford, DE 19963-4927
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#21. Delaware State Visitor Center

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (21 reviews)
- Type of activity: Visitor Centers, History Museums
- Address: 406 Federal St, Dover, DE 19901-3615
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#20. Delaware Art Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (222 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Museums
- Address: 2301 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilmington, DE 19806-2096
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#19. Lewes Historical Society

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (72 reviews)
- Type of activity: Historic Sites, History Museums
- Address: 110 Shipcarpenter St, Lewes, DE 19958-1210
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#18. Cannonball House

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (63 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 118 Front St, Lewes, DE 19958-1135
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#17. Delaware Children's Museum

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (185 reviews)
- Type of activity: Children's Museums
- Address: 550 Justison St, Wilmington, DE 19801-5142
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#16. Lightship Overfalls

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (94 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
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#15. Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (2 reviews)
- Type of activity: Historic Sites, Lessons & Workshops
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#14. Rehoboth Beach Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (49 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 511 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-3126
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#13. Nanticoke Indian Museum

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (33 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
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#12. Bowers Beach Maritime Museum

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (1 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 3357 Main St, Frederica, DE 19946-1274
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#11. Zwaanendael Museum

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (164 reviews)
- Type of activity: History Museums
- Address: 102 Kings Hwy, Lewes, DE 19958-1418
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#10. Marvel Carriage Museum

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (11 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 510 S Bedford St, Georgetown, DE 19947-1852
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#9. Rehoboth Art League

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (38 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Galleries
- Address: 12 Dodds Ln Henlopen Acres, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-1668
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#8. DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (158 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 708 Ocean Highway, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
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#7. Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,008 reviews)
- Type of activity: History Museums
- Address: 5105 Kennett Pike, Winterthur, DE 19735-1819
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#6. Biggs Museum of American Art

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (104 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Museums, History Museums
- Address: 406 Federal St, Dover, DE 19901-3615
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#5. Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum at Delaware Seashore State Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (97 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 25039 Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-8017
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#4. Johnson Victrola Museum

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (131 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901
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#3. Hagley Museum And Library

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (782 reviews)
- Type of activity: History Museums
- Address: 200 Hagley Creek Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807
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#2. Air Mobility Command Museum

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (840 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 1301 Heritage Rd Dover Air Force Base, Dover, DE 19902
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#1. Nemours Estate

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (689 reviews)
- Type of activity: Historic Sites, Gardens
- Address: 1600 Rockland Rd New entrance is located on the campus of the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE 19803
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