Who We Are
and Where We Are
Delaware Military Heritage and Education Foundation
The Delaware Military Museum
Delaware Military Heritage and Education Foundation (DMHEF) offers programs to build awareness of Delaware's military heritage by outreach programs including seminars, presentations to schools and organizations, lectures, exhibits, special events and family activities.
The Delaware Military Museum is a major initiative of the DMHEF. Donations of museum worthy memorabilia and artifacts are sought. We welcome anyone interested in joining us to help preserve military history by volunteering with programs and development of the Delaware Military Museum. We operate on donations. To join us in the worthwhile endeavors please click on "More" in the menu bar then scroll down to "How to Join and Donate". To contact us go to the "Contact Us" tab in the Menu bar.
The Delaware Military Museum tells the story of and recognizes the sacrifices of uniformed service members over the past 350 years. An extensive collection of military artifacts have been collected and are on display on a rotating basis. Archival materials are available for students, educators and researchers. Admission is always free. The "Virtual Museum" is available for preview of Museum artifacts and viewing of many stories of the Delaware military. The Museum is co-located with elements of the Delaware National Guard on 1st Regiment Road, Wilmington. Directions can be found on the link, below. The mailing address is P.O. Box, 3434 Old Capital trail, Wilmington, DE 19808-9998. The Museum is open every Wednesday from 10 A.M. to noon and on the second Saturday of every month from noon to 3 P.M. A lecture is at 1 P.M. Click the "Speakers Program" on the menu for details.
The Museum is located at First Regiment Road, Wilmington, Delaware, 19808. We are in the community of Arundel, New Castle County.
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Educate and Preserve
Learn about military history by joining us at the monthly Speakers Program. Historians provide a fascinating insight into historical events and persons. Lectures are held on the second Saturday of every month. The Museum opens at noon with the lecture beginning at 1 P.M. Click on the Speaker Program calendar in the Menu Bar for titles and dates.
Lecturers are available for presentations at schools, and organizations.
Youth seminars are conducted on military history, patriotism and leadership. A children's room provides hands-on opportunities for youth to learn about maps, the American flag, and military artifacts. Uniforms are available to try on.