Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware

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Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware

Plan Your Visit

Public Transportation


Free Self-Parking (Including Garage) | Open 24/7


Our hospital was designed by families, for families like yours.

  • Free parking (surface level and underground)
  • Scenic, calming setting
  • Private rooms with family sleep options
  • Ronald McDonald House across from our campus
  • Healing Garden
  • Kid-friendly activities and places to play
  • Outpatient pharmacy 
  • Language interpretation
  • Services for the hearing impaired
  • Autism-friendly (separate entrance, specific spaces with less noise/stimulation)
  • Close to I-95 and Route 202 (Concord Pike)

What to Expect

We make visiting and staying at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware as comfortable and convenient as possible.

Welcome Center

The Welcome Center, located inside the hospital entrance in the Anthony N. Fusco Sr. Atrium, is your one-stop resource for everything you need while you’re here. You can:

  • Get a badge (for inpatient visitors).
  • Find hospital maps and directions.
  • Ask for language interpretation, and assistance or services for the hearing impaired.
  • Discover local dining, attractions, hotels and places to worship.
  • Learn about patient and family support services.

Comforts & Conveniences

Young female health worker in scrubs leans down to reach eye level and smiles at a female patient.

Hospital Stays 

Patient Rooms

  • Private rooms, each with a bathroom and shower
  • Two TVs, mini-refrigerator, closet and personal safe
  • Large windows with an outside view

Inpatient Floors

  • Family solariums for gathering or quiet time
  • Playrooms with games and toys
  • Washers and dryers
  • Family kitchens
  • Lactation rooms and breastfeeding support
  • Healing Garden (second floor)
  • Child Life Activity Center (third floor) 
  • Family Resource Center (third floor; showers, kitchenette, library, business center, private sleep rooms by reservation)

Rehabilitation and Inpatient Therapy Center (third floor)

  • ZeroG® Gait and Balance System (allows patients with limited mobility to test their limits without the fear of falling) — the only pediatric hospital in the nation using the latest, upgraded ZeroG® model
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) suite, with fully furnished kitchen and modified bedroom (helps children with limited mobility practice daily life tasks)
  • On-site school classroom equipped with computers and library, and staffed by Nemours special education teachers
  • Centrally located family waiting lounge with kitchenette
  • Outdoor terrace, where patients can play and enjoy fresh air and solitude

Where to Sleep

  • Each patient room has a couch and chair that convert to sleeping accommodations. 
  • Ronald McDonald House of Delaware provides a home away from home for families to stay together, right across from our campus.

Note: Certain specialty and intensive care units (e.g., the PICU, NICU and CICU) may have different sleeping accommodations, guidelines and conveniences. Please ask your physician or nurse about amenities available to your family.


  • The surgical services waiting room (second floor) is close to vending machines and an outdoor seating area.
  • A surgical nurse liaison is generally available to keep families informed of their child’s progress during surgery.
  • Our Healing Garden (also located on the second floor near the surgical services area) offers natural beauty and places for reflection.

Specialty Care 

  • Streamlined appointment check-in with self-service kiosks
  • All-abilities, wheelchair-accessible playground
  • Kid-approved waiting areas with activities and computers
  • Outpatient pharmacy onsite
  • Variety of dining and snack options

Emergency Care

  • Fast-track services for nonemergency conditions
  • Private exam rooms with doors, not curtains
  • Kid-approved waiting areas with activities and computers
  • Two waiting areas (one for arriving families, one for those waiting between procedures)

Where to Eat

Sodexo Dining Area

Next to Anthony N. Fusco Sr. Atrium, Hospital Entrance
Breakfast: 6:15–10:30 a.m.
Continental: 10–10:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday–Sunday & Holidays
Breakfast: 7:15–10 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Einstein Bros.® Bagels

Anthony N. Fusco Sr. Atrium, Hospital Entrance
Daily: 24/7

Jazzman's Café & Bakery

Outpatient Lobby
Weekdays: 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where to Play & Rest

Toddler girl rides piggyback on mom's shoulders and tries to cover mom's eyes.

These features are open to all patients, families and visitors.

Hospital Grounds

Park-like campus with century-old oaks and open lawns so children can play or relax.

Outdoor Playground

Outpatient Entrance
For children of all ages and abilities to enjoy being a kid.

Discovery Zone Presented by duPont

Anthony N. Fusco Sr. Atrium
A 60-foot interactive digital wall.

Healing Garden 

Second Floor
Peaceful elements of water, nature and sculpture.

Prayer & Meditation Room

First Floor
Nondenominational respite and reflection.

Nemours Estate

Alfred I. duPont’s breathtaking 18th-century French style mansion, gardens and grounds, located right on our campus.

Pharmacy & Gift Shop

Outpatient Pharmacy

Location: Near Outpatient Lobby
Hours: Weekdays: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. | Weekends: 9 a.m to 1 p.m.
Phone: (302) 651-4649

Note: CLOSED DOOR PHARMACY. At this time we only fill prescriptions for employees or for patients of Nemours that have a prescription written by a Nemours provider.
There is a Medication Disposal Kiosk for unwanted medication in the Atrium of the hospital available 24 hours a day to the patients, staff and public.

Insurance Plans: We accept all major insurance plans other than Geinsinger. Please call the pharmacy with questions about insurance coverage.

Specialty Pharmacy

Location: Near Outpatient Lobby — First floor near the Sunshine and Green modules.
Hours: Monday through Friday: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Phone: (302) 651-4649
Toll Free: (833) 921-1240

Services and Insurance: Our outpatient specialty pharmacy is for Nemours patients who require specific drugs or treatments that need to be given in the clinical setting. Dedicated liaisons help identify and obtain patient financial assistance and programs. They also help with insurance authorizations. Please call the pharmacy with questions about insurance coverage. 

Rocco & Mary Abessinio Gift Shop

Location: Anthony N. Fusco Sr. Atrium
Hours: Weekdays: 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. | Weekends: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: (302) 651-6082

Nemours Safety & Wellness Store

Location: Anthony N. Fusco Sr. Atrium
Hours: Weekdays: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Phone: (302) 651-4279

Coping & Support

Hospital Support Teams & Services

Patient Navigation | Coordinate doctor visits, tests and procedures. Learn More
(800) 451-2854

Child Life | Ease anxiety through play, therapy and fun activities. Learn More
(302) 298-7047

Pastoral Care | Provide spiritual guidance and onsite worship services. Learn More
(302) 651-5063

Social Work | Help families cope and connect to resources that make life easier. Learn More
(302) 651-4230

Integrative Therapies | Promote wellness with mind and body relaxation techniques. Learn More
(302) 651-4200

Lactation Support | Educate mothers about and support healthy breastfeeding habits. Learn More
(302) 689-9119

View All Support Teams & Services

The Disney Children's Hospital Program

The Disney Children’s Hospitals Program delivers comfort and inspiration to families with children facing serious illness by reimagining the patient and family experience in children’s hospitals.