In support of the nationwide effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, and in accordance with recommendations from local and national health officials, the Iron Hill Museum & Science Center is closed to the public beginning on March 17, 2020. The Museum & Science Center is tentatively scheduled to reopen to the public on June 2, 2020. If that information for the state of Delaware changes, we will update here.
Update 10/12/2020. We are back to our normal hours of operation and collections at this time.
Update 7/29/2020. New Exhibit on Display “Under the Sea”! Read more about it here!
Update 7/21/2020. Beware the changes made on our Summer Camp info.
Update 5/29/2020. Please visit our reopening regulations here.
Update 5/27/2020. We are officially reopening on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. We do have safety measures in place for our patrons and staff. Make sure you pay attention to our signage when you visit.
Update 5/13/2020. Plate Sale Page more updated. Our date to reopen has been pushed back to June 1, 2020.Camp page was updated to reflect a change in date to one of the camps.
Update 5/8/2020. Spruced up our Plant Sale Page. You can now pay ahead on the website with Paypal!
Update 5/5/2020. Summer Camp dates and times will be updated in the next few days. Check back on the summer camp informational page here. With that said, we are tentatively hiring for summer camp. If you think you would be great for our team, please check out the information here.
Update 4/24/2020. For June events. The 21st annual Archaeology & Heritage Festival which had been scheduled for June 6, 2020, has been canceled for the 2020 year. So please check back with us about the news regarding our anticipated return with the 21st festival in 2021. We tentatively have a flower and garden sale scheduled for June 7, 2020 as of now. Please check over on our Events Page for more information regarding that.
All other events and activities for the year are currently set to continue as scheduled, but any changes to our programming will be posted here and on our event calendar. Those with questions concerning external events hosted in our meeting facilities by outside groups should contact the director.
We will continue to monitor updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Delaware State Department of Health. Should any additional changes to our hours of operation or programming be necessary, updates will be posted here and on our social platforms.
[Updated: April 16, 2020]