Participating ACCESS Delaware Sites

Brandywine Zoo

1001 N Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19802 | (302) 571-7747

Today, the Brandywine Zoo covers 4.7 acres of land along the Brandywine River and features animals from the Americas, temperate and tropical Asia, Africa, Australia and the Pacific Islands.

Delaware Art Museum

2301 Kentmere Parkway Wilmington, Delaware 19806 | (302) 571-9590

Delaware Art Museum’s mission is to connect people to art, offering an inclusive and essential community resource that through its collections, exhibitions, and programs, generates creative energy that sustains, enriches, empowers, and inspires.

Delaware Contemporary

200 S Madison St, Wilmington, DE 19801 | (302) 656-6466

Founded in 1979 by artists, The Delaware Contemporary presents exhibitions of regionally, nationally, and internationally recognized artists that explore topical issues in contemporary art and society. In addition, we provide opportunities for local and emerging artists to showcase their work and advance their artistic growth. Art sales through our galleries and Museum Shop support area and exhibiting artists and our commitment to the importance of contemporary art in our community.

Delaware Historical Society

505 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 | (302) 655-7161

The Delaware Historical Society was founded in May 1864 for “the elucidation of history, particularly such portions as may refer to Delaware.” Over the next 15 decades, the organization refined its stated purpose to reflect both a changing society and the evolution of the public history profession.

Hagley Museum & Library

200 Hagley Creek Road Wilmington, DE 19807 | (302) 658-2400

Located on 235 acres along the banks of the Brandywine in Wilmington, Delaware, Hagley is the site of the gunpowder works founded by E. I. du Pont in 1802. This example of early American industry includes restored mills, a workers’ community, and the ancestral home and gardens of the du Pont family.

Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights

3000 Creek Rd, Yorklyn, DE 19736 | (302) 239-2385

The now-museum was built by T. Clarence Marshall in 1947 to house his growing collection of antique automobiles. The museum features the world’s largest operating collection of Stanley steam cars, a 1916 electric car, and two 1930s Packards, in addition to the Auburn Valley Railroad with its 1/8th-size coal-fired steam trains that circle the property.

Mt Cuba Center

3120 Barley Mill Road Hockessin, DE 19707 | 302.239.4244

Mt Cuba’s mission is to inspire an appreciation for the beauty and value of native plants and a commitment to protect the habitats that sustain them.

Nemours Estate

1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19803 | (302) 651-6912

Nemours Estate comprises an exquisite, 77-room Mansion, the largest formal French gardens in North America, a Chauffeur’s Garage housing a collection of vintage automobiles, and 200 acres of scenic woodlands, meadows and lawns.


5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807  |(302) 888.4600

Spend the day exploring Winterthur’s famous 60-acre naturalistic garden, or get lost in 1,000 acres of rolling hills, meadows, and woodlands carefully designed by H. F. du Pont. Winterthur has 25 miles of well-marked paths and trails, and lush gardens to explore. The award-winning children’s garden, Enchanted Woods, provides kids the perfect place to safely run, play, and imagine.