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“Great grounds and Museum”

Nemours Mansion & Gardens
Ranked #2 of 73 things to do in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Nemours Estate is open for visitation during the regular season May - mid November. Self guided; accessed by walking or from shuttle. Cameras are permitted. The Estate is CLOSED on Mondays.
Reviewed October 23, 2012

We love this place but you need a reservation to get in. The grounds are like being in Europe. The house is wonderful. You can almost see the family celebrating in it.

Thank georgefebish
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Reviewed October 23, 2012

This museum provides insight into the DuPont family, what their life was like, not just an assortment of things acquired over their lifetime. I love the sofa and corresponding photos of the dog on the sofa, or the photos of the birthday girls playing in the fountain.
Great tribute to perhaps one of the greatest philanthropist of his decade -
The grounds also house the Nemours children's hospital

Thank Flawanderingwoman
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

The Nemours Mansion and Gardens are a must-see when visiting Delaware. The docents are very knowledgeable and staff very helpful. The tour can feel a bit rushed, but well-presented. The mansion is absolutely breathtaking at Christmastime.

Thank Sandy F
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

This home and surrounding gardens were unbelievable-- a true bit of Versailles in a gorgeous Brandywine countryside. The restoration efforts were superb. Three cheers for knowledgeable and helpful employees and volunteers.

Thank Pat H
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Reviewed October 15, 2012

This is a 3 hour tour which encompasses the mansion, grounds, and carriage house. The place is beautiful and well worth seeing. The only thing we disliked was the pace! The entire tour is a bit rushed. You never have enough time to really explore the grounds. You have about 25 minutes and really have to hustle to see the bare essentials. And the house tour is fast-paced. I have toured many other mansions and they all allow you more time to really absorb the place.

Thank hikergal01
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