Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Winterthur

4.4
#3 of 39 in Museums in Delaware
Surrounded by lush gardens, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library houses an eclectic collection of artworks and everyday items from the past. The 404 hectare (1000 acre) estate used to be the home of antiques collector and botanist Henry Francis du Pont. He established the museum, and its collection kept growing even after his death in 1969. Although the museum displays about 90,000 artifacts from all over the world, its main focus is on American cultural heritage. The library holds hundreds of thousands of publications, including some very rare books and periodicals. The museum garden has more than 7,500 plant species and features play areas for kids and families. Take a look at our Winterthur holiday tool to schedule your visit to Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • I was on the tram with Matt last week and it was a fun ride. He was entertaining & informative. I have a season pass and go often. I truly enjoyed his style and enthusiasm. Hope to get him next time.  more »
  • My mother and I visited on a very hot day in July. We began our time with an excellent garden tour on the tram. Matt, the garden guide, was fantastic. He was knowledgeable, engaging, and funny. It was...  more »
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