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Delaware Agricultural Museum Fund

$100 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 3 people in 7 months
Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village – Exhibit buildings with over 12,000 artifacts including a 1700’s log cabin, mock milkable cow, 1930’s kitchen, a 1941 Steerman Airplane Crop Sprayer, soil exhibit plus three galleries with changing exhibits.  Step into the past by touring Loockerman Landing, a re-created 19th century village with a farmstead, schoolhouse, church, grist mill, train station, general store, barber shop, blacksmith and more behind the main building on Silver Lake.  866 N. DuPont Highway- Dover, DE. Open Tuesday - Saturday from10 a.m. to 3 p.m., $6 for adults, $4 seniors 65+, $3 youth 4-17, free to children 3 and under and members are free. The DAMV is a private not for profit Museum and not run by the State. Any donations made will be tax deductible and our tax ID number is 510177358.

Come and explore rural life, get connected with Delaware’s agricultural heritage and the important role it plays in our daily lives. See why so many families and schoolchildren visit the Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village each year. Our visitors love to step back in time as they wander through the historic Village set in the 1890’s and filled with 21 -19th Century buildings and structures. The Great Hall (Main Exhibit Building) is the home for an 18th Century Log House, the first Broiler Chicken House plus 12,000 Artifacts and many Changing Exhibits.  

We offer School Programs, Day Camps, a Research Library, Workshops & Demonstrations, Rentals, The Village Emporium (Gift Shop), Special Living History Events and Seasonal Festivals. For exact dates & times, please check out our calendar of events at www.agriculturalmuseum.org. 

In 2017, the Delaware Legislation voted to cut all grants to non-profits by 20% leaving us with about a $10,000 hole in our budget. The majority of employees at the Museum and Village are volunteers, some working every day of the week to support the Museum. The Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village benefits not just Delawareans, but lovers of Agriculture visit from neighboring states; Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey, New York, Georgia and even Germany, England and other countries. Keeping our doors open is important to the local economy but mostly to children and families who have the opportunity to see farm life and living from "back in the day".
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