Nanticoke Indian Museum

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Hours 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Days/Hours of operation: January 1 thru March 31: Thursday thru Saturday - 10:00AM to 3:00PM, Sunday - 12:00PM to 3:00PM. April 1 thru December 31: Tuesday thru Saturday - 10:00AM to 4:00PM, Sunday - 12:00PM to 4:00PM

Tours: Guided tours are available.

Focus: Native American Museum exhibiting stone artifacts, implements, clothing, resource library, animals that have been restored by a taxidermist, and animal skins for the children to touch and identify. Museum also contains a gift shop.

Ages/Grade levels: Age 6 to and including adulthood.

Materials: Handouts that give facts about the Nanticoke people, word games, herbs used by the Nanticoke and a Turtle calendar.

Suggested Reading:  Delaware's Forgotten Folk, The Nanticoke Indians, The Nanticoke, The Delaware Indians

Cost: Adults - $3.00, Children 12 and under - $1.00

Recent Reviews

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4 Nanticoke Indian Museum 33
#2 of 12 things to do in Millsboro
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Informative and Interesting

Went there for the Native American Day festivities. Native wear, food and stories. Extremely interesting. Didn't get to see the entire museum but what I saw was well worth the visit.
5 5
Nanticoke Indian Museum
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A Little Gem that Pays Tribute to Delaware’s Nanticokes

A most educational retreat from the nearby beach. So much can be learned about the Nanticokes’ contributions, history, and their impact on the local area that children cannot help but be impressed...
5 5
Nanticoke Indian Museum
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Learning fascinating history

Ever since I saw arrow heads, axes and spear heads on my grandfather's farm between Felton and Harrington, I have been interested in the Indian culture. This place was converted from an indian...
4 5
Nanticoke Indian Museum