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 Museums
SEE HISTORY AND CULTURE COME TO LIFE IN THE FASCINATING, EDUCATIONAL MUSEUMS LOCATED THROUGHOUT KENT COUNTY.
  PARTICIPATE
Fine and Decorative Arts from 1700-Present Feature Exhibitions All Year
    406 Federal Street Dover, Delaware 302.674.2111
biggsmuseum.org
  WOODBURN (GOVERNOR’S HOUSE)
151 Kings Hwy., Dover
302-739-5656 www.woodburn.delaware.gov Woodburn serves as the home of Delaware’s governor and is one of the most beautiful historic houses in Kent County. Next door is the Hall House,       governor.
BIGGS MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
406 Federal St., Dover 302-674-2111 www.biggsmuseum.org
     decorative arts; local and regional exhibitions and events; adult and children’s programming.
BOWERS BEACH MARITIME MUSEUM
    
302-222-6341
www.bowersbeach.delaware.gov
    
houses artifacts of Bowers Beach, the Delaware Bay and the watermen of the area.
CAMDEN FRIENDS MEETING
122 E. Camden-Wyoming Ave., Camden 302-698-3324
www.camdenquakers.org
      in Camden, just south of Dover, Delaware. The historic meetinghouse was built in 1805 and has been recognized on The National Register of Historic Places.
DELAWARE AGRICULTURAL MUSEUM & VILLAGE
866 N. DuPont Hwy., Dover
302-734-1618 www.agriculturalmuseum.org Celebrates Delaware’s agricultural heritage, including farm machinery, dairy and log house and 1890s village. Living history events, art exhibitions and educational programs.
DELAWARE PUBLIC ARCHIVES
       
302-744-5000
www.archives.delaware.gov
     
facilities in the nation, the Delaware Public Archives is home to materials dating from the 17th century to the present, including documents, maps, books, audio/video recordings and more than 800,000 photographs.
DELAWARE STATE POLICE MUSEUM
1425 N. DuPont Hwy., Dover
302-739-7700
www.dspmuseum.com
The museum preserves, displays and interprets the history of the Delaware State Police from its inception in 1923 to the present. Features vintage patrol cars and recreated crime scenes.
GREATER HARRINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM
108 Fleming St., Harrington 302-398-3698
www.ghhsociety.org
Dedicated to preserving local history with an antique horse-drawn hearse, old-time soda fountain and other attractions.
HARRINGTON RAILROAD MUSEUM
68-2 Hanley St., Harrington 302-398-3698
www.ghhsociety.org
Featuring a preserved signal tower, restored 1926 caboose and crossing guard watchman’s house.
AIR MOBILITY COMMAND MUSEUM
1301 Heritage Rd., Dover AFB 302-677-5938
www.amcmuseum.org
Step into a piece of the nation’s Air Force aviation history. With more than 30 aircraft on display, ranging from an open cockpit bi-plane to modern four-engine jet transports, this museum offers free       tower with a fantastic view and a unique museum store.
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