Save the Date!


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Save the date:  November 7, 2015!

We are currently putting together an AMAZING 1920’s speakeasy themed event to highlight our new exhibit: “Smyrna-Clayton Culture, Life in the Early 20th Century”

Start putting together your period costumes and stay tuned for more information!

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Smyrna-Clayton Culture, Life in the Early 20th Century!


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Now Seeking Local Loans for Exhibit!

Our new summer exhibits are starting to come together and we are currently seeking loan items for display with Clayton significance and/or any items linked to life in Smyrna & Clayton during the 1910’s and 1920’s. These could be letters, photographs, business promotional items, cannery labels, or even oral histories. All items will be returned at the conclusion of the exhibit. Message us or stop into the Museum for more information! Please share this post with your local friends and help us spread the word!

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Smyrna Station, The Birth of the Town of Clayton Exhibit!


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Clayton Pic Option for Banner copyFirst called Smyrna Station, Clayton’s history was forged upon the railroad.

We are currently seeking items related to the Town of Clayton prior to 1930.

Please contact us if you have any items to be loaned into this exhibit.

Local Police History Exhibit


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Our Local Police History Exhibit features uniforms, photographs, and memorabilia from Clayton, Smyrna, Leipsic, Cheswold, and the Delaware State Police.

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Coming Soon! Life & Culture in Smyrna and Clayton


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We are excited to announce that our next big exhibit will feature life and culture in Smyrna and Clayton from the turn of the twentieth century through 1920. We are looking for local items from that time period to add into our display. Photographs, clothing, books, letters from WWI, sheet music, etc. If you have any items available for loan, please contact us at the Smyrna Museum. 302.653.1320.

Our “Civil War in Smyrna” exhibit will run through May 2015 to coincide with all of the great Civil War events happening around the State as we wind down our Sesquicentennial program.

As always, our exhibits and tours are free to the public and family friendly! We are open Saturdays from 10 am – 1 pm.

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