Iron Hill Museum Archaeology & Heritage Festival
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May 6201812:00 pm
Iron Hill Museum, 1355 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE, 19702 + Google Map

The Iron Hill Museum will be hosting its annual Archaeology & Heritage Festival on Sunday, May 6th!

The 2018 festival, entitled “Growing and Gathering: Farming on Iron Hill,” will highlight historical foodways and methods of archaeology, as well as the history of the area and what archaeologists might find in regards to food growing and preserving from the native people to the modern farming techniques. This family friendly event will include a demonstration from John Dickenson Plantation, flint knapping demonstrations and blacksmith demonstration, archaeology excavations and demonstrations, cooking and historical brewing demonstrations, and museum & science center tours. Food trucks will be available. Also, just for the little ones, there will also be pottery making and archery.

For additional information about the festival please contact the director of the Iron Hill Museum & Science Center, Maureen Zieber, at 302-368-5703 or You can also visit our website at

Admission to the festival is $5 for adults, $4 for students and children, and children under 4 years of age free. Delaware Academy of Science Members $2. Scouts in uniform free.