The Delmarva Discovery Center & Museum on the Pocomoke River
serves as a source of learning and discovery for the public
through the preservation and interpretation of its cultural
and natural heritage.
on the Pocomoke River in downtown Pocomoke City, the Delmarva
Discovery Center & Museum (DDC) is a living museum, a place
for learning and discovery for visitors of all ages. The immersive
and engaging exhibits take visitors on a timeless journey through
Delmarva and through the Cypress Swamp. The exhibits focus on
the river ecology and the human history of the Pocomoke River
and Delmarva. The DDC continues to add to its unique collection,
offering return visitors something new to discover each time
they visit. The DDC offers a regular schedule of programs, tours,
and presentations to families, school classes, youth groups,
and other visitors.
is a 16,000 square foot, 1920's era building and houses the
exhibits, a Museum Store, classroom, and administrative space.
Visitors can extend their visit to Pocomoke by strolling through
Cypress Park or walking through the Cypress Swamp on the Discovery
Nature Trail. Also, within walking distance are the Sturgis
One Room School House, The historic Mar-Va Theatre and the Costen
rentals are available for community and special events. Visit
our Plan Your Visit page for more information.
to the DDC is open to the public. To find out more about membership
opportunities click here.
of its mission, the DDC is working to collaborate with local
schools, civic organizations, and area museums to enhance the
visitor's experience at the Center as well as in other parts
of the Delmarva Peninsula.
The Delmarva Discovery Center (DDC) is the culmination of a
decade of work by volunteers and community support. Originally
an idea for revitalization of Pocomoke City's historic downtown,
this beautiful vision of our past hopes to embrace a new future
along the river.
modern DDC beautifully depicts the human and natural history
of the area. The immersing and engaging exhibits take visitors
on a timeless journey through Delmarva and the Cypress Swamp.
DDC is a 16,000 square foot, 1920's era building which began
as a car dealership. After being empty for several decades,
a group of volunteers envisioned a cultural center to help bring
visitors to Pocomoke City.
Our museum is self guided. Tour guides are only guaranteed to
be available with advanced booking.
We are open Monday through Saturday from 10am until 4pm
and Sundays from 12pm until 4pm.
CLOSED – New Years
Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
Adult (18 & over) $10
Senior (60 & over) $8
Student (with ID) $8
Military (with ID) $5
Youth (ages 4-17) $5
Children age 3 and under are FREE, and members are always FREE.
Plan Your Next Special Event
Interested in having a special event at the Delmarva
Discovery Center? We offer a range of choices for facility rentals
that can accommodate many different group sizes.
make a reservation please contact the Delmarva Discovery Center:
410-957-9933 or firstname.lastname@example.org