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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

5105 Kennett Pike, Winterthur, DE 19735-1819
+1 800-448-3883
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One of the Dupont homes

Henry Dupont added onto the the house as his collections of Pennsylvania Dutch grew over many... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jon l
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Brunswick, Maine
Fantastic day!

Most wonderful home of a duPont family member. Such a collection of American Antiques. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Susan G
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Once a Du Pont family country retreat, this estate's spectacular gardens surround a 175-room mansion housing the world's finest collection of American decorative arts from 1640-1860.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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5105 Kennett Pike, Winterthur, DE 19735-1819
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Henry Dupont added onto the the house as his collections of Pennsylvania Dutch grew over many years. We were only in the area for two days and want to go back. There is so much to see. Winterthur is great as are the Longwood Gardens.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most wonderful home of a duPont family member. Such a collection of American Antiques. Beautiful grounds for walking and a Childrens garden that is so magical!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I recently toured Winterthur for the holidays. Having toured Biltmore Estate in Asheville NC in the past for the Christmas holidays we were expecting something very grand, it wasn't, at least not to us. The decorations in some of the areas toured...More

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Reviewed January 9, 2018

We spent the afternoon touring Winterthur and it was a very relaxing tour. Our guide, Velda Matthias, was lovely and gave us much information on the DuPont family. This was an opportunity to see how Christmas decorations have changed over the last century. The visitors'...More

2  Thank SXMChick
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Reviewed January 4, 2018

the perfect place to do during the holiday season. Winterthur decorates the museum beautifully, without going overboard. The knowledge of the staff is amazing. Had a wonderful time.

1  Thank eileen19703
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

Always beautiful , every time of year . History , art , gorgeous gardens . Take your time to learn the history of the area . It is beautiful in the fall .

1  Thank JRD9314
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

The Winterthur estate property is gorgeous, the tram ride around the gardens was lovely on a fine December day, the collections of period furniture were a treat....but the Christmas tour falls a little short, in our opinion. Maybe, to be fair, because it doesn't begin...More

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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure of visiting Winterthur with friends in New Year’s Eve Day. We parked and went to the Visitors Center to sign up for a tour of the Yuletide Program. Helpful staff members were encountered along the way. We signed up for the...More

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Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Schedule a tour during the holidays and enjoy a look into the past, drenched in holiday accents. Our tour guide was well-informed, friendly and capable. Photography is allowed, however, the rigid pace and high number of people on the holiday tour makes creative photography impossible.

1  Thank JS B
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

The 175 room mansion has a series of rooms decorated to represent what Christmas looked like over the past 200 years. In addition you tour through the different phases that the house was built from it's original 12 rooms to the 175 rooms of the...More

Thank Ed Z
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pegibar1
January 24, 2018|
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Response from hmsrobesonia | Reviewed this property |
I would agree with the others. Late March and April. They are having a member walk tomorrow (3/10/18) so something must be happening. Early bulbs?
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839melissak
April 6, 2017|
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Response from Elaine C | Reviewed this property |
A cab ride from Wilmington's Amtrak station should take 15-20 minutes. It can drop you off at the Visitors' Center. (The cafe there is quite good.) There is a shuttle that takes you to the mansion.
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lovelycouple1982
October 22, 2016|
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Response from desiwood | Reviewed this property |
I have not done the Yuletide Tour either. All of their tours have some things included and things you can do on your own. Check out their website for details. You will also see on their website offerings of discounts for... More
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