DuPont Environmental Education Center

  • 1400 Delmarva Lane
  • Wilmington, DE 19801
  • Phone: (302) 656-1490
  • Alt. Phone: (302) 656-1490
  • Fax: 302-425-4813

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Interactive exhibits and hands-on activities at the 4-story nature center where the city, river and marsh meet. Grounds include a boardwalk into a freshwater tidal marsh and 10-acre garden at the 212-acre Russell W. Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge. Daily free walks. Free admission. Groups by registration.

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  • Hours of Opperation: Botanic Gardens & Boardwalk: Open Daily, Dawn to Dusk; Education Center: March 16 - November 15: Tuesday - Saturday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM; November 16 - March 15: Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Sunday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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  • Hours: Tours during regular hours and after hours by special appointment. See http://www.delawarenaturesociety.org/pg_field.html#deec for program options. Building Hours of Operation: November 8 - March 11, 2012: Tuesday - Saturday: 10 am - 3 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 4 pm March 12, 2012 - November 5, 2012: Tuesday - Saturday: 11 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 4 pm Closed Dec 24, 25, Jan 1
Facility Info
  • Description For information on renting the Dupont Environmental Educatin Center for a private event, please call Katie Fahrer at 302.425.3929 x184 or email kfahrer@centerontheriverfront.com.
  • Total Sq. Ft. 1150
  • Reception Capacity 120
  • Space Notes Fantastic views of the City of Wilmington, Christina River and 212-acre tidal marsh.
  • Theatre Capacity 100
  • Banquet Capacity 60
  • Number of Rooms 1
  • Classroom Capacity 80