Upcoming Tours
 

Winterthur enhances and develops new tours during the year. Below are our upcoming offerings for summer 2014.

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.

 

Non-Reserved Tours


Introductory Tour

 

 

 

Enjoy an array of rooms used by the du Ponts for entertaining.

Floors 5 & 6. Family friendly; 1 hour. Call 800.448.3883, e-mail tourinfo@winterthur.org.


Reserved Tours (requiring separate tickets)


Fashionable Furnishings

Discover the heights of early American craftsmanship in stylish furnishings dating from three centuries. This tour also includes Memorial Library, which is rich in du Pont family memorabilia.

1 hour; please call 800.448.3883 or email tourinfo@winterthur.org for more information

Distinctive Collections

Stroll through a cobblestone courtyard and see Shop Lane's historic storefronts from the early 1800s. Explore collections and styles from Shaker to Pennsylvania German, rural to urban.

Floors 1, 3 & 8; 1 hour; please call 800.448.3883 or email tourinfo@winterthur.org for more information.

Conservation

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 tourinfo@winterthur.org.

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 tourinfo@winterthur.org.


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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