Located on the edge of the 212-acre Russell W. Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge, DuPont Environmental Education Center (DEEC) is the city’s most unique and natural place where the city, river, and marsh meet. The site is open to the public year-round and features educational programs and a pond loop that extends into the marsh.Support DuPont Environmental Education Center »
We have programs for adults, kids, and families with our talented, safety-certified teacher naturalists. Discover the nature of Wilmington's Riverfront!
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Wed, Mar 21 - Weather Statement: Due to inclement weather, DEEC's Visitor Center
will be closed on Wednesday.
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Make us a part of your weekly plans - come by for free programs each week. No registration needed, just drop on by!
Saturdays, Noon - 12:30 pm
Saturdays & Sundays, 1 pm – 1:45 pm
Saturdays & Sundays, 2 pm – 2:45 pm
1400 Delmarva Lane, Wilmington, DE
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Entry fee: FREE
Pond Loop and Garden hours
Open daily from dawn to dusk
Visitor Center building hours
Tuesdays – Saturdays: 11 am – 5 pm
Sundays: Noon – 4 pm
Closed on Mondays and Nov 24,
Dec 24 – 25, and Jan 1