Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Winterthur, DE

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Winterthur, an American country estate, is the former home of Henry Francis du Pont (1880-1969), an avid antiques collector and horticulturist. In the early 20th century, H. F. du Pont and his father, Henry Algernon du Pont, designed Winterthur in the spirit of 18th- and19th-century European country houses. A visit to Winterthur will immerse you in another time and place. Rediscover America's heritage through its unparalleled collections of antiques and Americana and explore magnificent treasures in the exhibition Galleries. Venture out over the fields and farmland to learn about the workings of a great American country estate. Wander through the breathtaking beauty of the 60-acre naturalistic Winterthur Garden. Youngsters (and the young-at-heart) will wonder at the magic of Winterthur's famous fairy-tale children's garden, Enchanted WoodsTM, and enjoy hands-on learning in the Touch-It Room. Researchers will find a wealth of resources awaiting them in the Winterthur Library. Every season, and every visit, promise inspired new experiences and the Winterthur tradition of hospitality.

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Hours

Regular hours: Tuesday -- Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm. Yuletide hours (November 19, 2016 -January 8, 2017): Open daily, 10 am to 5pm. Closed Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.


Admission

Winterthur Experience (full access to the Winterthur Garden and Galleries as well as an introductory tour showcasing some of the most spectacular rooms in the 175-room house):
$20 adults
$18 students and seniors
$5 for ages 2-11
Children under 2 are admitted free with a paying adult.
General admission for Members is free.
Group discounts are available by contacting 800.448.3883.
Tickets are valid for two consecutive days.


Other Visitor Information

Check the Web site for special programs and offers.
Family-friendly programs available.

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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Route 52
Winterthur, DE 19735
302-888-4600 phone
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