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Winterthur's World Of Art & Flowers 

Almost 60 years ago Henry Francis du Pont opened his childhood home, Winterthur, to the public. Today, it is the world's premier museum of American decorative arts, showcasing an unrivaled collection of nearly 90,000 objects made or used in America between about 1640 and 1860. Displayed in a magnificent 175-room house, set in the middle of a 1,000-acre preserve of rolling meadows and woodlands, Winterthur beautifully preserved mansion offers permanent and changing exhibition galleries, as well as visitor access to its 60-acre naturalistic garden that is rated as one of America's best. Come visit Winterthur's art and flowers today!


Prices -

Visit for all museum tour package price details . Or call 800.448.3883 or 302.888.4600 to purchase tickets and/or make reservations.

Hours -

Spring (beginning March 1), Summer, and Fall: Tuesday-Sunday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm and Monday-Sunday, 10:00 am-5:30 pm. Winterthur Museum is closed seasonally from January 6, 2020-March 1, 2020, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.


  • Winterthur Point-to-Point Races
  • Delaware Antiques Show
  • Director's Garden Walk


  • Garden Programs
  • Wellness At Winterthur
  • Yuletide Jazz & Wine
  • Winterthur Library
  • Truck and Tractor Days
  • Enchanted Summer Days


  • What's in the Winterthur Museum Collection?

    The Winterthur Museum offers an unrivaled collection of nearly 90,000 objects, featuring decorative and fine arts made or used in America from 1630 to 1860. The collection is organized into several main categories – ceramics, glass, furniture, needlework, metalwork, paintings and prints and textiles. Founded by Henry Francis du Pont, Winterthur is renowned worldwide for its American artwork, but also include many other countries’ decorative objects, illustrating the active role America played in the international market.
  • What are the closest hotels near Winterthur Museum in Delaware?

    Offering spacious rooms, full hot buffet breakfasts and high-end hotel amenities, The Hilton Wilmington Christiana is just a short 20-minute drive from The Winterthur Museum via from DE Rte. 141 N. Other nearby hotels include Days Inn Wyndham/Wilmington, Holiday Inn Wilmington North, Homewood Suites by Hilton Wilmington and the Double Tree by Hilton Wilmington.

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