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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

5105 Kennett Pike, Winterthur, DE 19735-1819
+1 800-448-3883
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Tour Nazis !!

My wife and I were on a group tour from Lancaster, PA to this attraction and two others. The cost... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Greg M
Millersville, Pennsylvania
Yuletide Tour

We visited the Winterthur estate for the Yuletide tour, beautiful chance to see parts of the house... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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
+1 800-448-3883
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I were on a group tour from Lancaster, PA to this attraction and two others. The cost included the tour of the Winterthur mansion. We lined up for the 11:30 AM tour in groups of tens. I felt like a small child...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited the Winterthur estate for the Yuletide tour, beautiful chance to see parts of the house decorated for Christmas.

Thank nickvandekar
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of my friends organized a trip to this estate - what a wonderful excursion! We bought the package ticket for yesterday, which included a tour of the mansion, the theme of which was the Celebration of Christmas. (I believe I have the name correct,...More

Thank areader2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled to the area to see Longwood Gardens and ended up staying longer to see some other attractions that were fairly close, since we live about four hours away. The grounds were absolutely beautiful. The house tour and hearing the history of the duPonts...More

Thank Torrie N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited Winterthur several times in the past and always enjoy it. The house is amazing. It has 75 rooms and ranges from 5 stories to 7 stories. The reason for the difference is because it is built into a hill. The house was...More

1  Thank hmsrobesonia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Each time visit we take tours and always pickup "New Nuggets" of information. The tours do vary a bit from year to year to keep it fresh and each tour guide seems to focus on different information to keep it fresh. good food and gift...More

Thank Pantera63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Winterthur was the home of the Henry DuPont, one of the world's richest people. Several options for guided tours cover different parts of his massive mansion, which has 175 rooms. They have beautiful furnishings, paintings, rugs, and a very good vibe to it. Outside, the...More

3  Thank MrSaturn64
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I toured the Winterthur Museum and Gardens. The tour was wonderful. We were in awe of the beautiful gardens and majestic trees. The Museum has one of the most important collection of Americana in the U.S. The home is one of the...More

2  Thank 5265wanda
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I didn't know what to expect, even after reading a little and hearing about Winterthur. It is unlike any place I've been. If you've visited and enjoyed the mansions of Newport, you'll be sure to love Winterthur. We opted for the Discovery Tour first and...More

Thank Janet T
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The house tour, while really quite good, was a little disorientating as the house is three or four stories on the front side and nine on the rear(?). Our guide was happy to point out everything and the collection of furniture is impressive (also enjoyed...More

1  Thank VAtraveller_11
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6 April 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.
23 October 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
10 September 2015|
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Response from Allison D | Property representative |
Our Yuletide Tour is wheelchair accessible. It is a beautiful holiday tour and our most popular tour of the years, and we have the Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light exhibition this year during Yuletide as well in... More