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Winterthur Family Fun

Join us for exploration, adventure, and play! Enjoy kid-friendly activities, wander the garden, and learn about history while having fun.

All activities included with admission unless otherwise noted; free for children under 2. Members free.

Enchanted Woods

Monday–Sunday, 10 am–5 pm

Nestled under a canopy of oak trees, our children’s garden offers places to play, pretend, and connect with nature. All are welcome here.

Adventure Packs

Starting September 2023

Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–4 pm

Stop by the Galleries Reception Desk to borrow a backpack filled with a guide, stories, and objects for exploring the galleries and garden.

Touch-It Room

Starting September 2023

Saturdays, 10:30 am–12:30 pm
& 1:30–3:30 pm
Discover our interactive kids’ space, handle objects from the past, and pretend like you’re living long ago.

Hands-On History Cart

Starting September 2023

Saturdays, 1–3 pm

Meet our curators and conservators in training. Hear what their work is revealing. New topic each week.

Special Events

Brunch with Santa

December 9, 10, 16 & 17

Join us for holiday brunch with everyone’s favorite guest, Santa Claus. 

Sold out.

Holiday Joy!

December 10, 1–2:45 pm

Join us for an afternoon of dance performances, interactive demonstrations, and crafts for the whole family, presented by the Wilmington Ballet. 

Register now.

Toy Train Display

December 22, 2023—January 2, 2024

Join us to enjoy the “Twelve Days of Christmas,” a festive toy train display.

Learn more.

More Adventure Awaits!

Join us for fun in every season. A family membership offers unlimited free general admission, garden tram tours, Member days and discounts, and daily dawn-to-dusk access to the estate year-round. Learn more or call 800.448.3883.