Winterthur is open to staff and students at 10 am Friday, March 6th.
Winterthur's Furniture Forum scheduled for Friday, March 6th, will begin at 10:00 am, a one-hour delay.
Visitor Tours will begin at 11:00 am. Please call 302.888.4600 for updates.
Photo by Jeannette Lindvig

Garden

 

Winterthur's 1,000 acres encompass rolling hills, streams, meadows, and forests. Founder Henry Francis du Pont (1880-1969) developed an appreciation of nature as a boy that served as the basis for his life's work in the garden. He selected the choicest plants from around the world to enhance the natural setting, arranging them in lyrical color combinations and carefully orchestrating a succession of bloom from late January to November. Du Pont translated his love of the land into a unified work of art that embodies a romantic vision of nature's beauty.


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