Directions and Parking
For in-car GPS and online mapping services, use: 5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807
We recommend using MapQuest for directions to Winterthur, as we have found that Google Maps sometimes gives inaccurate directions. We are working with Google Maps to correct the problem. If you are using a GPS, please make sure that GPS directs you to Route 52/Kennett Pike and Winterthur Road, the front entrance to Winterthur.
Information for Bus Drivers
Please plan on arriving 45 minutes prior to your reserved tour time. This will allow time to check in and enjoy the Garden Tram.
Buses should always come in the front gate of Winterthur, which is accessible from Route 52 (5105 Kennett Pike).
Upon arrival, please stop at the Gatehouse (a small white building on the left) immediately upon entering from Route 52. A Winterthur Public Safety Officer will direct the bus as to where to check in, where you will be greeted by a Visitor Service Assistant. Please stay on the bus until greeted by a Winterthur Visitor Service Assistant. Please let the VSA know of any of your guests who may have mobility or accessibility issues, so that we accommodate those needs.
Winterthur provides ample area for motor coach parking.
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.
Accessible Parking and Visitor Drop-Off
At the fork in the road in front of the Visitor Center, turn right. Visitor Drop-Off and accessible parking is available at the Visitor Center. Vehicles with official permits may use designated parking spaces to the left of the Visitor Center and near the Galleries Reception Atrium.
For more information on accessible parking and physical access to grounds and facilities, please contact the Winterthur Information and Tours Office at 800.448.3883, or click here.
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.
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