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

Hours & Directions

 


Winter Closing


Winterthur is closed to the public for our annual seasonal closing but will reopen on March 1, 2015, for the start of our spring season. Members continue to have grounds and garden access while we are closed, dawn to dusk, every day. Please show your membership card at the guard stand at the front gate.

 

 

 

Hours

Tuesday–Sunday, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Last house tour tickets sold at 3:15 pm. Museum Store and Bookstore open Tuesday–Sunday, 10:00 am–5:30 pm.

Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.



Library
Monday–Friday, 8:30 am–4:30 pm
Closed holidays


Address

Winterthur
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Winterthur, DE 19735

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 your GPS directs you to Route 52/Kennett Pike and Winterthur Road, the front entrance of Winterthur.

 

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.

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.

 

Directions

For in-car GPS and online mapping services, use the following address:
5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807

From Philadelphia
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.


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