This slide-show is a presentation of the Richard Joseph Collection of Old and New Nanticoke and Lenape artifacts

This Museum is dedicated to sharing the continuing tribal history and culture of the Delaware Bay

Our Special Exhibits…

Featured Exhibits

Strong Medicine

Special Collections and Multimedia Presentations highlighting the people, issues, crafts and culture of the past and present

Our Permanent Exhibits…

The Ancient Ones


The pre-European incursion and colonial era history of the Lenape and Nanticoke in the Land of the Ancestors

The Keepers of the Land

Knife Sheath

Insights into the diverging histories of the migrating and remnant tribal communities of Nanticoke and Lenape People from the late 18th century through the 19th century

Hidden in Plain Sight

Mortar and Pestal

The history of the 3 interrelated tribes in southern New Jersey and Delaware during the early to mid 20th century

Native Pride

Governmental reorganization and community development  in the late 20th century and early 21st century

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