Museum Store Special Offers & Events


Free Pashmina Scarf  when you spend $60 in the Museum Stores

Thursday, December 1 - Sunday, December 4, 2016
10am - 5:30pm
Museum Store, and Bookstore

Our gift to you when you spend $60 in our Museum Store or Bookstore - a beautiful, silky pashmina scarf/shawl (a $25 value).  Color selection varies by store.  Subject to availability.  Limit one per customer  Convenient parking behind the Museum Store or in the Visitor Center Lot by the Bookstore.  Your purchase help support the educational programs at Winterthur.

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 Tickets on sale for A Christmas Carol live performance

Celebrating 5 years of performing at Winterthur!

New for 2016, we have added a second afternoon show!

Performance dates: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 1:00
& Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 1:00 and 6:00pm
Copeland Lecture Hall in Visitor Center

Reserve your ticket now for this popular holiday event.  This heartwarming one man show of the classic holiday tale, A Christmas Carol, performed by Charles Dickens great-great grandson, Gerald Dickens. A meet and greet follows each performance. 

Ticket price: $22 for adults, $19 for members, $12 for children 12 and under
Advance tickets sales are strongly recommended as last year's perfromances sold out.  Call 1.800.448.3883 to purchase your tickets today!

 For more information about the Museum Stores

Holiday Brunch with Dickens

December 8, 10am - 12:30pm
in Visitor Center Cafe

Join us for a festive brunch, with a special guest appearance from Gerald Charles Dickens.  Reservations required.  $30 per person
Call 1.800.448.3443 or 302.448.3883 to make your reservation.

Vaillancourt Christmas Signing

Saturday, December 10, 2016
1:00pm - 3:00pm
in Museum Store

Meet the talented artist behind Vaillancourt Folk Art, Judi and Gary Vaillancourt, the creaters of Winterthur's exclusive chalkware Santas.  Each Santa is designed by Judi from an item found at Winterthur be it an iron gate or a piece of fabric to create these heirloom hoilday treasures.   Convenient parking behind the Museum Store.

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The Glass Matters! Riedel Wine Seminar and Tasting
Presented by Riedel, The Wine Glass Company

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
in Brown Horticulture Center

Reserve your seat now for this unique and fascinating wine seminar!  The event SOLD OUT last year.  Our speaker will demonstrate how the shape of the glass influences our perception and enjoyment of the wine.  Each participant will taste 4 different wined (2 red and 2 white) and receive 4 Riedel crystal wine glasses of varying shapes to use for the evening and take home (a $138 value).  Follow event signs for parking in our Greenhouse Lot.

Call 1-800-448-3883 or visit to purchase your tickets today.  Seating is limited.
$90.00, $80.00 members


Gingerbread Cookie sale and Booksigning

Thursday, December 15, 2016
noon - 4pm
in Galleries Reception Area

Gingerbread cookies are a staple of the Christmas holiday season.  Local baker and author, Jennifer Lindner will be here to sign her Gingerbread cookbook and sell her scrumptious gingerbread cookies.  A perfect treat for the holidays!

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Last Minute Gifts Pop-Up Shop

Friday, December 16 & Saturday, Dec 17, 2016
in Galleries Reception Area

With one week left to finish your holiday gift shopping, we have created a pop-up shop of some of our best gift suggestions. Avoid the corwds and lines at the shopping malls and make a purchase at Winterthur Stores.  Your purchase helps support the educational programs at Winterthur Museum.

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ABC: A Winterthur Book for Children Booksiging

Saturday, December 17
In Bookstore

Buy a copy of Winterthur's first ABC book!  Illustrated with unique objects from the Winterthur collection and whimiscal rhymes for engaging young ones.  Thru silly words and pictures, teach a younger genreation the value of a museum.  Your purchase helps support the educatinla programs at Winterthur.

To purchase the book click here

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