DuPont Nature Center

DNREC's DuPont Nature Center is a science-based educational and interpretive facility with interactive exhibits designed to connect people with the Delaware Bay's natural history and ecology. More than 130 species of birds, fish, shellfish, and other animals can be found in the surrounding estuary habitat. Inside the center visitors can view horseshoe crabs and shorebirds along the shoreline over 100 yards away using a remote camera and 42-inch plasma viewing screen. Aquariums feature live horseshoe crabs, fish, shellfish and terrapins.

  • 2992 Lighthouse Rd
  • Milford, DE  19963
  • 302-422-1329
  • Hours: April 16 - April 30: Open Wednesdays and Saturdays May 1 - Aug. 31: Open Tuesday through Sunday (closed Mondays) Sept. 1 - Sept. 30: Open Wednesdays and Saturdays Hours of operation are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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