Looking for something to do with your family during the holiday season?

Join us for festive events to ring in 2023!

Daily Countdown to 2023

December 26-30 | During regular museum hours, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Five…four…three…two…it’s almost time for 2023! Each day features different themed activities, science stations, hands-on experiences, live animal encounters and more…all counting down to our Roaring into the New Year Celebration on December 31. Activities included with general admission. Tickets are limited, advance purchase is recommended.

Free for DelMNS and Winterthur Members or with general admission.

Holiday Members’ Celebration: New Year’s Countdown and Preview of 2023

Friday, December 30, 2022 | 5-6:30 p.m.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve Eve with us and your fellow DelMNS members as we ring out 2022 – the landmark year we completed our metamorphosis – and look forward to an exciting new year in 2023! This family-friendly event includes refreshments, New Year’s Eve themed crafts, post-Christmas shopping and previews of our great new programs, events and traveling exhibits coming in 2023, all capped by an early New Year’s toast. Not a member? Join today for a whole year of benefits!

Preregistration required. Free admission, for DelMNS members only.

Roaring into the New Year

Saturday, December 31, 2022 | 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Celebrate the New Year at NOON at this family-friendly celebration. Enjoy festive science stations, live animal presentations, special story time, and creating your own celebratory hats and noise makers so you’re all set to ring in the new year with a special science-related ball drop at noon.

Pre-registration required. Special price for the day: $3/DelMNS and Winterthur Members, $3 plus admission price for non-members. The museum will close for the day at the end of the event.