Current Tours

These are our tour offerings November 6–16,  2018. Please note: All back packs and large packages must be put in a locker prior to a tour. For Reserved Tours, Children under 8 are not permitted, including infants in carriers.

View pricing information here.

Note: Reserved tours may be booked via the contacts shown below or, if space is available, may be reserved on arrival at a Winterthur reception desk. Tours are subject to change. Please call in advance to ensure tour availability.

Reserved Tours (requiring separate tickets)

For information on tours or to book a tour, call 800.448.3883 or e-mail

American Interiors
Explore the lives of families of long ago through the objects they owned.
Floor 7. Offered at at 10:30 am, 12:00 and 3:30 pm.

Distinctive Collection
Stroll through a cobblestone courtyard and see Shop Lane's historic storefronts from the early 1800s.

Floors 3 & 8; 1 hour. Offered at 11:00 am, 1:30 and 2:30 pm. 

Fashionable Furnishings
Discover the heights of early American artistry in stylish furnishings dating from three centuries. The Memorial Library is rich in du Pont family memorabilia.

Floor 6; 1 hour. Offered at 11:30 am, 1:00 and 3:00 pm. 

H. F. du Pont: The Collector
This two-hour tour explores the collection to unearth stories revealing the intrigue and interplay among collectors, dealers, and the antiques market in the first half of the 20th century. Please note that some rooms may not be accessible with a wheelchair or walker due to small spaces and staircases.

Offered at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm. 

One Crafty Tour
Bring a few friends for a short tour of select items in the museum, intended to inspire your own creations. All materials are provided.

Available Tuesday–Sunday; 2:00–4:00 pm; up to 5 people; 2 hours (45-minute tour, 75 minutes for crafting); must book at least 1 week in advance; $100 per group.

Private Tours
Ask about our Private Tours and have a custom tour of the house or study a particular aspect of Henry Francis du Pont’s magnificent collection. Reservations required 3 days in advance.

Adult; 2 hr.; 5 person limit. **Reservation 3 days in advance preferred. 

Go into any major museum in America and odds are good that the conservators who care for the collections trained at Winterthur. Tour the world-famous conservation laboratories where works of art and antiquity are examined, studied, and cared for by expert conservators.

Adult (age 8); 2 hr. 1:00–3:00 pm first Wednesday of every month; 10 person limit. 

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