Just the Facts




Tuesday - Thursday: 10am-3pm

Friday & Saturday: 10am-8pm

Sunday: 10am-3pm


(Closed on Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and Easter Sunday)



The Museum is open on the following holiday Mondays:

  • Columbus Day: Monday, October 13, 2014
  • Monday after Christmas Day: Monday, December 29, 2014
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Monday, January 19, 2015
  • Presidents’ Day: Monday, February 16, 2015
  • Easter Monday: Monday, April 6, 2015
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 25, 2015
  • Labor Day: Monday, September 7, 2015






$8.75 general admission (children 12 months and under are free); museum Members are always FREE. Become a Member today »




Our FREE parking lot is directly across the street from the restaurants' parking lots—a quick and easy stroll to the DCM.

Please help us be good neighbors and do not park in front of the nearby restaurants.




Snacks, water, juice, and coffee are available for purchase in our Fun in Store gift shop. Outside food and beverage is also permitted into the DCM; seating is limited.


We can't say enough good things about our friends and neighbors: Joe's Crab Shack, Iron Hill, and Big Fish Grill. All are family-friendly and delicious!




The Big Yellow Building in Riverfront Wilmington:

550 Justison Street, Wilmington, DE 19801


For older GPS systems, use 550 S. Madison Street. 




When you are traveling down Justison Street, you will see The Big Yellow Building (us!) on the left hand side; go through the stop light at Beech Street, and take your first right into that parking lot.

Click here for more information »




Before You Go


In coordination with Autism Delaware, a DCM social story is available online by clicking here or by request at our Admissions Desk.





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