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January through mid-November:

Tuesday–Sunday, 10:00 am–5:00 pm, except for Winterthur members who have access to the grounds when closed to the public.
Last house tour tickets sold at 1:45 pm.

Yuletide Season, November 20–January 2: 

Open daily, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
House tours by reservation, 10:00 am–4:00 pm (last tour at 3:15 pm)
Galleries open until 5:00 pm
Store open until 5:30 pm

Wednesday evenings in December
House tours by reservation, 10:00 am–9:00 pm (last tour at 8:15 pm)
Garden closes at dusk
Galleries and store open until 9:00 pm

Early closure on December 24
House tours by reservation, 10:00 am–2:00 pm (last tour at 1:30 pm)
Garden, galleries, and store open until 2:00 pm

Open on January 1
House tours by reservation, 10:00 am–4:00 pm (last tour at 3:30 pm)
Garden, galleries, and store open until 4:00 pm 

Visit the Membership Benefits page to learn more about the all-inclusive benefits of a Winterthur membership.


The Winterthur Library is currently offering research appointments on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00-12:00 and 1:00-4:00. We are not allowing walk-ins and there are no weekend hours.

To make an appointment, please email at least 24 hours in advance of your requested visit time.

Closed holidays

Monday, January 18 – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, February 15 – Presidents’ Day
Monday, July 5 – Independence Day (observed)
Monday, September 6 – Labor Day
Thursday, November 25 – Thanksgiving
Saturday, December 25 – Christmas Day