As its “First State” nickname implies, Delaware was the first state to ratify the United States Constitution back in 1787. In addition to this claim to fame, there are plenty of historical attractions and places to visit in the state. Here are a few sites to explore in Wilmington, DE.
Delaware Museum of Natural History
This is one of the top attractions in Wilmington. Take a stroll through the geological history of the state. The museum also features special exhibits, outdoor displays, hands-on activities, and holiday events.
Nemours Mansion and Gardens
This beautiful estate was once home to the famous DuPont family. The mansion was designed like a classic French Chateau and was named after the town the DuPont family descended from. Today, the grounds and mansion are open for public tours.
Delaware Art Museum
This museum has one of the largest art collections in the state and is home to over 12,000 pieces. It is particularly known for its American art and illustration from the 19th century to the present day. Another highlight is the 10-acre outdoor Sculpture Park. The museum hosts a variety of special exhibits and workshops throughout the year.
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