Winterthur is closed for our annual seasonal closing. Join us on March 1 when we reopen!

Upcoming Tours

Winterthur enhances and develops new tours during the year. Below are our upcoming offerings for winter 2014 (November 22, 2014–January 6, 2015).

View pricing information here.

Note: Reserved tours may be booked via the contacts shown below or, if space is available, may be reserved on arrival at a Winterthur reception desk.


Reserved Tours (requiring separate tickets)


Experience traditions of past and dazzling holiday entertaining displays in this special wintertime tour.

Floors 1, 4 & 5; 1 hour; please call 800.448.3883 or email for more information.

American Interiors

Explore the lives of families of long ago through the objects they owned. Settings for cards and tea reveal how early Americans spent their leisure hours.

Floors 1 & 7; 1 hour; please call 800.448.3883 or email for more information.


Go into any major museum in America and odds are good that the conservators who care for the collections trained at Winterthur. Tour the world-famous conservation laboratories where works of art and antiquity are examined, studied, and cared for by expert conservators.

Adult (age 8); 2 hr. 1:00–3:00 pm first Wednesday of every month; 10 person limit. Call 800.448.3883 or e-mail

Private Tours

Ask about our Private Tours and have a custom tour of the house or study a particular aspect of Henry Francis du Pont’s magnificent collection. Reservations required two weeks in advance.

Adult; 2 hr.; 5 person limit. **Reservation 2 weeks in advance preferred. Call 800.448.3883 or e-mail

For families with children under 8 years old, Winterthur offers many fun alternatives. Kids can explore the Touch-It Room, grab a backpack and read, visit the Hands on History Cart (Saturdays), and roam the Enchanted Woods! Visit the family programs Web page for more information.

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