Family Programs

Winterthur offers a variety of fun programs for children of all ages. Come explore with us!

Hands on History Cart
Saturdays, 1:00–3:00 pm, August–January
Explore themes related to our exhibitions. Members free. Included with admission.

Story Time in Enchanted Woods
Story Time will be the first and third Thursdays of each month September through October at 11:00 am.

Share the joy of reading while cultivating an interest and appreciation for nature. Story Time takes place at the Story Stones in Enchanted Woods. Members free. Included with admission.

Terrific Tuesdays
Every Tuesday in August, 10:00 am–3:00 pm

Truck & Tractor Day!
Saturday, October 3, 10:00 am–4:00 pm

Time Traveler's Tour
Available September through October
Learn about the lifestyle of the du Pont family while exploring rooms in their house and (weather permitting) garden spaces where they played, worked, and entertained. Designed especially for families with children ages 4–11. 45 min.; 10 person limit. Included with admission, by request.

The Touch-it Room
Travel back in time to this delightful kid-oriented space where everything is touchable! Host an imaginary tea party, cook at the open hearth, or shop at the general store. Seasonal hours. Included with admission.

Preschool Packs
Available daily
Pick up a Preschool Pack from the Galleries Reception Desk the next time you and your family visit the Galleries. Each of the four packs includes stories, puzzles, and games on a different theme. Discover and learn with hands-on activities that bring the museum’s objects to life! Included with admission.

Enchanted Woods Backpacks
Available daily
Filled with scavenger hunts, journals, magnifying glasses, and more, these backpacks offer great ways to explore Enchanted Woods. Borrow one from the Galleries Reception Desk before you head outside, or, during the summer months, pick up one from a volunteer stationed in Enchanted Woods. Included with admission.

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