Discover our collection of decorative and fine artwork, learn the history of these objects, and understand how they were presented to the world when you visit our museum. The architectural elements and stunning plant collections in our gardens are a beautiful addition to our woodland surroundings. Our library has significant holdings for the study of American craftsmanship, everyday life in America, as well as objects in the rooms and galleries.
From the first visit, our guests learn how closely our museum, garden, and library collections are interwoven, a process begun by our founder Henry Francis du Pont and continued today by our curators and other staff members. In addition to frequently changing gallery displays that showcase the permanent collection, Winterthur presents extraordinary exhibitions that highlight the very best in craftsmanship and scholarship.
The Museum features exquisite spaces with historic architecture, an outstanding collection of historic and decorative objects, and masterfully designed spaces that inspire and delight.
From the Quarry to the Enchanted Woods, discover the magic of the garden with our programs, events, and garden tram tours.
The Winterthur Library is a recognized research center for the advanced study of America’s artistic, cultural, social, and intellectual history from colonial times into the 20th century.
Winterthur presents extraordinary exhibitions that highlight the very best in craftsmanship and scholarship.