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Art Centers and Museums in Kent County Delaware

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Dover

Air Mobility Command Museum
1301 Heritage Road, Dover Air Force Base, Dover, 677-5938, amcmuseum.org
Offers a collection of planes and exhibits on military life.

Biggs Museum of American Art
406 Federal St., Dover, 674-2111, biggsmuseum.org
Features fine art and decorative works by American artists. See the “Biggs Shot 2012” juried photo exhibition through Feb. 17.

Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village
866 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 734-1618, agriculturalmuseum.org
Exhibits and farm buildings from across Delmarva.

Delaware Public Archives
121 Duke of York St., Dover, 744-5000, archives.delaware.gov
Historic and archaeological material tells the story of Delaware.

Delaware State Police Museum
1425 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 739-7700, delawaretrooper.com/museum
Explore the history of the state police.

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center and Galleries
121 Duke of York St., Dover, 744-5055, history.delaware.gov/museums
Information on museums and historical sites statewide.

The Dover Art League
21 W. Loockerman St., Dover, 674-0402, doverartleague.com
The league displays works by local artists and offers classes.

The First State Heritage Park
102 S. State St., Dover, 739-9194, destateparks.com
Links historic and cultural sites in Dover, including Legislative Hall.

John Dickinson Plantation
Kitts Hummock Road, Dover, 739-3277, history.delaware.gov/museums
Visit the 18th-century plantation of a founding father.

Johnson Victrola Museum
Bank Lane and Dover, 744-5055, history.delaware.gov/museums
Pays homage to the founder of the Victor Talking Machine Co. through phonographs, recordings and memorabilia.

Old State House
25 The Green, Dover, 744-5055, history.delaware.gov/museums
Tours the state’s original capitol building.

Star Hill Museum
357 Voshell Mill, Star Hill Road, Dover, 697-9903
Educates the public about the hardships of life as a slave.

Woodburn
151 Kings Hwy., Dover, 739-5656, woodburn.delaware.gov
The home of the governor is open to the public several times a year.


Frederica

Barratt’s Chapel and Museum
6362 Bay Road, Frederica, 335-5544, barrattschapel.org
The oldest church in the United States built by and for Methodists.


Harrington

Harrington Historical Society Museum
110 Fleming St., Harrington, 398-3698
The museum exhibits tell stories about harness racing, the local fire company and military veterans.


Milford

Milford Museum
121 S. Walnut St., Milford, 424-1080, milforddemuseum.org
Tells Milford’s story from its beginnings on the Mispillion River.


Smyrna

Smyrna Museum
11 S. Main St., Smyrna, 653-1320, smyrnamuseum.com
Displays artifacts of local history and culture.

 

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