Town Museums

DINKER - IRVIN MUSEUM OPEN YEAR ROUND

May through October: 

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 10 am - Noon

November through April: 

Saturdays only, 11 am to 1 pm

Private tours available. Groups of 10 to15, call for an appointment: (302) 539-8725.

Dinker Off Season

Collector ornaments are for sale during museum hours. Cost is $15 donation to the museum.

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Christmas at the Cottages 2023

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WElcome 

Town Council members cut the ribbon at the grand opening ceremony on April 29, 2022. Pictured left to right: Vice Mayor Lew Killmer, Jerry Morris, Patrick Sheplee, Mayor Rosemary Hardiman, Faith Denault, former Mayor Jack Gordon.



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Tour The Dinker-Irvin Museum

Located across from Central Park at 318 Garfield Parkway, this beautifully restored cottage offers visitors an immersive experience of an historically significant early 1900's home and a glimpse of what life was like during the early days of the town.  It is one of the few remaining original cottages in Bethany Beach and the oldest public building in town.  It served as a U.S. Post Office from 1922-25.  

Admission is free of charge.

The museum is not handicap accessible.  If you cannot visit in person, you can take a virtual tour by watching this YouTube video or navigating these 360 degree photos.

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BETHANY BEACH HISTORY MUSEUM

The Bethany Beach History Museum is currently located in the foyer of the Town Hall at the intersection of Garfield Parkway and Route 1. The exhibits contain memorabilia and photographs from the Bethany Beach area. Admission is free of charge. For more information, click here.

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