Hours & Directions
*Prior to visiting, please check our website page regarding COVID-19 for up-to-date information on availability and access.
**Please note for those traveling to Winterthur from points north: Beginning February 12, 2021, through summer 2023, I-95 south in Wilmington will be under major construction, which may cause significant traffic delays. please consider alternate routes that avoid the construction.
For additional information on the construction and impacted areas, please visit RestoreTheCorridor.com for a comprehensive overview of the project, to see traffic alerts, to sign up for traffic alerts, and more.
Tuesday–Sunday, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Last house tour tickets sold at 3:15 pm.
Monday–Sunday, 10:00 am–5:30 pm
Last house tour tickets sold at 3:30 pm.
Monday–Friday, 8:30 am–4:30 pm
Second Saturday of the month, April–December, 9:00 am–1:00 pm
Saturday visitors must request special collections material (Rare Books, Manuscripts, Archives, Visual Resources) via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on the Friday before.
Open Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Winterthur, DE 19735
For in-car GPS and online mapping services, use: 5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807. If you are using a GPS, please make sure your GPS directs you to Route 52/Kennett Pike and Winterthur Road, the front entrance of Winterthur.
Visitor Parking Lot
At the fork in the road in front of the Visitor Center, turn left and drive up the hill to the Visitor Parking Lot. A walking path leads to the Visitor Center.
Handicapped Parking and Visitor Drop-Off
At the fork in the road in front of the Visitor Center, turn right. Parking is just to the left of the Visitor Center.
Vehicles with official permits may use designated accessible parking spaces next to the Visitor Center and on the far side of the Galleries Reception Atrium, near the library entrance.
For in-car GPS and online mapping services, use the following address:
5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807
Take I-95 South to Wilmington. Take exit 7B, which is Delaware Avenue/Route 52. At end of exit ramp, turn right at light to head northwest. As soon as possible, move into left-most lane because road splits; continue on Route 52 North. Winterthur is on Route 52, six miles northwest of Wilmington.
From I-476 (the Blue Route)
Take the Blue Route to I-95 South to Wilmington. Follow directions from Philadelphia.
From New Jersey, New York, and points north
Take the New Jersey Turnpike south to the Delaware Memorial Bridge. Cross the bridge and follow I-95 North to Wilmington. Take exit 7, which is Delaware Avenue/ Route 52. Travel three blocks to Route 52; take a left at the light. Stay in left-most lane to continue on Route 52 North. Winterthur is on Route 52, six miles northwest of Wilmington
From Baltimore, Washington, and points south
Take I-95 North to Wilmington. Take exit 7, which is Delaware Avenue/ Route 52. Travel three blocks to Route 52; take a left at light. Stay in left-most lane to continue on Route 52 North. Winterthur is on Route 52, six miles northwest of Wilmington.
Find out about other forms of transportation to Winterthur and Wilmington, Delaware.