Explore and Save

Receive $2 off general adult admission at select Brandywine Valley area attractions when you show your Delaware Museum of Natural History membership card.

The Explore & Save Member Benefit offers a variety of opportunities at many local attractions ranging from art to nature to science and history. There is something for everyone to enjoy! This exciting benefit was created to enhance your membership experience, as well as to promote visitation to many of the Brandywine Valley’s cultural treasures.

Visit the participating organization’s website for hours of operation and special exhibit and event information. And don’t forget, unique products and delicious fare are available in gifts shops and onsite restaurants and cafés. If you enjoy your visit, we encourage you to consider applying your paid admission towards an annual membership. Support the Brandywine Valley’s treasures!

Please read the following guidelines, which apply to all participating organizations:


  • Valid for $2 off general one-day Adult or Senior admission only.
  • A maximum of two discounts will be given per household membership. Individual memberships will receive one admission.
  • Cannot be combined with other admission discounts and offerings.
  • Active membership is required to received discount.
  • Membership card must be presented in order to obtain general Adult admission discount at participating organization.
  • Discounts given to named cardholding members only.


  • Not applicable for any special events.
  • Blackout dates for each organization are listed below.
  • Blackout dates are subject to change without notice.

  • For questions, please contact your member organization directly.
  • Participants subject to change without notice.

Brandywine River Museum

No other discounts apply.
Redeem: Admission’s Desk Brandywine River Museum
Blackout Dates:  May 24 – 26, 2014

Brandywine Zoo 

No other admission discounts apply.
Redeem: Ticket window/front gate
Blackout Dates: Scout Days; Family Fun Nights & Zippity Zoo Days

The Chester County Historical Society

No other admission discounts apply.
Redeem: Front Desk
Blackout Dates: None at this time.

Delaware Art Museum

Redeem: Front Desk
Blackout Dates: None at this time.

Delaware Children's Museum

Redeem: Admissions Desk
Blackout Dates: None at this time.

Delaware Museum of Natural History

Redeem: Visitor Services admission desk upon entry
Blackout Dates: "NanoDay" in March; "Dollar Tuesdays" all Tuesdays in August; "Wine and Dinosaurs" fundraiser; "Dino Days" event December; Science After Dark Program.

Hagley Museum and Library

Redeem: General Ticketing, Hagley’s Visitor Center, main entrance.
Blackout Dates: Dollar Days

Longwood Gardens

Redeem: Any Ticketing Counter in Visitor Center
Blackout Dates:  November 28, 2013 - January 12, 2014

Tyler Arboretum

Redeem: Visitor Center
Blackout Dates: Pumpkin Days; Pancake Breakfast: Date TBD

Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library

No other admission discounts apply.
Redeem: General Ticketing
Blackout Dates:  Yuletide 2013;
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