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Schwartz Center for the Arts - Home to the performing arts, educational activities and a variety of entertainment.

Biggs Museum of American Art - Houses a personal collection that has been in the making for over half a century. A native of Middletown and with strong family ties to the history of the State, Sewell C. Biggs has assembled an impressive collection that reveals his devotion to the arts of the Delaware Valley region.

Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village - The Museum offers activities that will transport you to the 19th century...Costumed interpreters at living history events, workshops in 19th century arts and crafts, lectures on life in early Delaware and a host of fun things to do with the family!

John Dickinson Plantation - Visitors of all ages may take part in a multitude of programs with visual aids, tours, and activities. Archaeology, history, politics and geography are subjects frequently addressed in these interpretations. A permanent exhibit on the life of John Dickinson and the history of the plantation and orientation videos are featured in the site's Visitor Center.

Delaware State Police Museum - Artifacts and exhibits show the Delaware State Police through history.

Harrington Historical Society Museum - The museum has a collection of memorabilia of Harrington. It also has the railroad complex on Hanley St. and includes the railroad tower, caboose and watchman's hut.

The Old State House - Begun in 1787 and completed by May 1792, this Georgian-style structure was home to all levels of government in the First State. Sitting on the historic Green in Dover, the State House has been witness to many important events that have occurred in Delaware history.

Johnson Victrola Museum - Recollections and displays of Eldridge Reeves Johnson's inventions and personal items. Exhibits include a 1920s Victrola dealer's store with talking machines, Victrolas and early records. Photographs and memorabilia of recording artists from the era are displayed. Victor Talking Machine Company recordings are played regularly on modern and antique equipment.

Air Mobility Command Museum - Located in Hangar 1301 on Dover Air Force Base in Dover, houses some of the most unique and distinguished military flying machines of the past 50+ years. Stand in the bomb bay of the B-17, gape at the gargantuan C-5 transport, examine the combat scars of the C-47 and more.

Delaware State Visitor Center - Staff assists tourists, newcomers and Delawareans alike, by providing information on local and statewide attractions, events, and activities. Maps and printed materials are available as well as a History Store featuring a wide range of distinctive gifts and Delaware souvenirs.

Smyrna Museum - This stately old building was originally built in the circa 1800. Originally called the "Barracks", it housed soldiers during the War of 1812. The Civil War needed troops for the Union and this building was used as an enrollment center. On August 1, 1893 the state's first Civil War draft lottery drawing was held on the front porch of the "Barracks."

Harrington Raceway - Home of the first pari-mutual harness racing in Delaware. Opened in 1946 as Kent and Sussex Raceway. Harness racing five nights a week May-July and Sept.-Nov.

Dover International Raceway - The high-banked, one-mile concrete oval in Dover, Del., hosts Nascar races. Come and enjoy.