- Our list of the best things to do in Wilmington, Delaware, features the top 233 nearby activities — including 102 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Wilmington, DE has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
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Located in Wilmington, Delaware, the Hagley Museum & Library is dedicated to the legacy of the DuPont family. It includes photos, vintage advertisements, scientific exhibits about the development of nylon and other synthetic materials, and other ephemera related to the DuPonts.
Designed in the 18th century French style, Nemours Mansion & Gardens are located on a 3,000 acre plot. The mansion is 5 stories up and the gardens have statues, fountains and a 800,000 gallons pool, all designed in the Art Nouveau architectural style.
2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19806 MoreLess Info
Known for its huge collection of Pre-Raphaelite art, the Delaware Art Museum is a private institution in Wilmington, Delaware. Parking is always free, and the price of admission covers all galleries and buildings on the museum campus.
Operating as a summer stock theater from 1930 to the 1960's, the New Candlelight Theatre now features a variety of live entertainment and musicals. Dinner theater shows, comedy acts, and special events round out the busy schedule.
Spanning 328 acres, scenic Bellevue State Park offers various hiking/walking trails, horse stables, garden patches, and catch-and-release fishing. Playgrounds, shaded picnic areas, tennis courts, and disc golf are also available.
Featuring 14-miles of hiking trails, the 933-acre Brandywine Creek State Park, provides visitors with wildlife and wildflower viewing opportunities. Other amenities include fishing, winter sports, picnic areas, and seasonal special events for the entire family.
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200 S. Madison St, Wilmington, DE MoreLess Info
Founded in 1979, the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, is a small gallery that explores the boundaries of modern art. Because this is a non-collecting gallery, exhibits change frequently providing opportunities for newer artists to display their works.
Delaware Theatre Company has developed into the states largest professional theatre company since its founding in 1979. Producing 5 major productions each season along with successful educational outreach programs, DTC is a cornerstone of the cultural community.