Off-Site Programs

Winterthur’s off-site programs are so much more than just an assembly! Our guides will bring the past to your classroom or community center in their bags filled with objects to handle, clothes to try on, games to play, stories to share, and art to explore. We would love to travel

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On-Site Programs

Bring your students to Winterthur to learn about life long ago. Serve tea in the parlor, barter for goods in the country store, identify archaeological fragments, or help solve a mystery without leaving the museum! Wonderful tours of the Winterthur garden are also available for select age groups.

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School & College

Winterthur’s museum, garden, and library collections form the basis for our school, community, and college programs, which strive to engage students through a variety of interdisciplinary, hands-on activities. Role-playing, working with objects, and touring rooms in the museum provide experiences that are educational and fun. Our superb guiding staff and

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Corporate Entertaining

From off-site staff meetings to elegant galas for hundreds, our diverse array of venues includes a space perfect for all of your events. Each event is customized to meet your individual needs.

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Make your day even more unforgettable when you host your wedding here at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. Acres of grounds, picturesque gardens, various indoor locations- the possibilities are as endless as the hospitality you will experience.

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Winterthur offers seasonal daily dining from Tuesday through Sunday Winterthur. Winterthur members receive 10% off all Café and Pavilion purchases. Please see all dining hours of operation below.

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Student Groups

Make Winterthur a part of your school year! Explore the museum during a guided, hands-on adventure, or discover our beautiful garden. School & Community Programs are offered to Pre-School & Elementary, Middle & High School, Homeschool, and College students. If our current offerings do not meet your needs, we can

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions regarding bringing a tour group to Winterthur.

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Visiting the Brandywine Valley

Nestled in the heart of Delaware’s beautiful Brandywine Valley, midway between New York City and Washington, D.C., Winterthur is located just minutes away from Longwood Gardens and other Brandywine Valley attractions, hotels, and restaurants—including world-class museums and gardens, and historic sites.

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Winterthur is committed to providing excellent service to all visitors to the museum and garden. We recognize the diversity of the public’s needs and abilities. Most of our buildings are accessible for persons with disabilities, but not all areas of the house can accommodate wheelchairs. The garden is accessible for

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