Until further notice, Members must make a timed ticket reservation in order to visit Winterthur. Please visit our COVID-19 page for updates to this policy.

Dining at Winterthur

sandwichThe Pavilion Cafe is open seven days a week: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Members are welcome to picnic on-site starting June 1. You may bring your own food or let our catering team do the work for you by reserving a meal online prior to your visit. All food preparations are prepared in accordance with CDC guidelines. We are unable to accommodate substitutions or dietary restrictions and apologize for any inconvenience. Option include box lunches with salad or sandwich, kid’s snack pack, and a picnic basket.

You can purchase food to go from our catering team when you’re making your garden access reservation online. Simply select Museum Fare from the online options, select your food choice, and add to cart. Make sure to also add your garden reservation to cart. Food for purchase is only available during the 10:00 am–12:00 pm and 12:00 pm–2:00 pm time slots.

If you have pre-ordered food, our caterer will be stationed at a tent in the visitor parking lot, 11:30 am-2:00 pm for food pick up. Please order by 3:00 pm the previous day. We strongly encourage guests to pre-order food. Food will only be available for purchase on site on select days. Measures have been taken to limit contact and to assure the safety of our staff and visitors because of this, we are unable to accommodate substitutions. Pricing reflects Membership discount.

If you have difficulty making an online reservation, please contact our Information and Tours Office by phone at 302.888.4600 during the hours of 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, Tuesday through Sunday.

Special Events and Group Tours

Whether you are planning a spectacular engagement party, a relaxed baby shower, or a fun bus trip to Winterthur, Restaurant Associates is pleased to handle all of your catering and dining needs. We specialize in customizing catering packages to fit your style and your budget. With so many great options here, we welcome the chance to impress you and your guests. To speak to a catering representative, please call 302.888.4944 or e-mail ccater@winterthur.org. We look forward to hearing from you!


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