Immersing yourself in the enriching culture of museums is such a fulfilling way to spend a day. You can learn about history from all over the world through rare artifacts and speaking with experts. You might even start to feel like you've traveled back in time...
Add a splash of culture to your next stay at Massey's Landing with a visit to one of these fascinating museums.
Nanticoke Indian Museum
The Nanticoke Indian Museum is the only Native American museum in the state of Delaware and has been named a National Historic Landmark by the Federal Government. Visitors can learn about the heritage of the Nanticoke Indian tribe while checking out artifacts including thousands of arrowheads, pottery, axe hammers and other objects, all of which are homemade. Be sure to check out their exciting list of events!
15 minutes from Massey's Landing.
Delaware Aviation Museum Foundation
The Delaware Aviation Museum Foundation (DAMF) is dedicated to preserving the fascinating history of aviation through their display of classic, vintage and military aircraft and aviation artifacts as well as an extensive reference library. Also, for a limited time, the DAMF is offering to take visitors up in their legendary B-25 Mitchell Bomber. Come experience the flight of a lifetime!
30 minutes from Massey's Landing.
Indian River Life-Saving Museum
Come explore the fascinating history of the U.S. Life-Saving Service, the precursor to the U.S. Coast Guard, at the Indian River Life-Saving Museum. The night-time beach patrols and perilous high seas rescues that saved shipwreck victims along the coast of the United State are just the beginning of everything you can learn about at this captivating museum.
40 minutes from Massey's Landing.
Treasures of the Sea Exhibit
The treasure from the Nuestra Señora de Atocha, a Spanish ship that went down during a hurricane in 1622, is calculated to be worth more than $4 million! Through efforts of various treasure hunters, over 1,000 silver bars, 180,000 silver coins, a number of bronze cannons along with numerous types of gems were recovered and are now proudly displayed. Come experience the excitement of treasure hunting in the waters of the Atlantic with a visit to the Treasures of the Sea Exhibit at Delaware Technical Community College.
35 minutes from Massey's Landing.