The Delaware Museum of Natural History is a unique, fun, and special place for your special event. Imagine impressing your guests with dinner by our dinosaurs and cocktails over a beautiful coral reef. The Museum provides a fabulous backdrop that creates naturally wonderful memories.

Located in the country, just five miles from downtown Wilmington, the Delaware Museum of Natural History is available in the evening only for corporate events, intimate weddings, anniversaries, holiday parties, family reunions, and bar/bat mitzvahs. All public gallery space is on one level, and it is easily accessible.

Our venue is best suited for:

  • A party (cocktail, holiday, birthday or celebration) of no more than 250 people throughout the Museum
  • A wedding ceremony of no more than 120 people in our atrium or on our back patio
  • A seated dinner of no more than 80 people in our Hall of Mammals (or 40 in our Hall of Dinosaurs)
    If the Exhibit Hall is available, this space can accommodate a seated dinner of 150, plus a DJ and a dance floor
  • A movie screening or PowerPoint presentation of no more than 60 in our auditorium
    If the Exhibit Hall is available, this space can accommodate 150 seated with large projector screen (chair rental required)