Truck and Tractor Day - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
2016 Truck and Tractor Day Photo Contest Winner, Chris Perscky

Save the Date! Truck and Tractor Day

October 6, 2018
10:00 am–4:00 pm



Truck and Tractor Day 2015 Photo Contest Winner, photo by Chad Smith

Join us for the 7th Annual Truck and Tractor Day at Winterthur—a fun day filled with lots of large equipment sure to delight the wheel-oriented kids in your family. Explore tractors, modern farm vehicles, and the Winterthur fire trucks. Enjoy a hayride, arts and crafts, and more! For tickets, call 800.448.3883 or purchase online.


  • Discover 30 tractors and other pieces of estate equipment.
  • Hop onto one of the original Winterthur farm trucks and see how a modern backhoe and crane work. Feel free to take pictures and ask our knowledgeable staff and volunteers questions.
  • Learn about the Winterthur Fire Department!
  • Meet our firefighters and put out a “fire” with our pumper truck. Hop aboard the fire truck and try on real “turnout gear.”
  • Enjoy a hotdog, pretzels, and ice cream!
  • Take a hayride through the estate!
  • Enjoy the beautiful autumn weather and changing leaves.
  • Climb a tree!
  • Put on a safety harness and climb a tree, just like a real arborist.
  • Get creative with farm- and tractor-related crafts.
  • Look for helmets, badges, and coloring book giveaways!

Proceeds support the Winterthur Fire Department.

Members free. Included with general admission. Rain or shine event.

*Please note that Truck and Tractor Day is reserved for Winterthur members or paying guests.  AHS, ROAM, and NARM reciprocity is not available for this program. Thank you for your understanding!



Winterthur After Hours

Truck & Tractor Day Preview and Tour


October 6, 5:30–8:00 pm, Greenhouse Area


Join us for an evening of music and a beer garden among the tractors and greenhouses! Get a sneak preview of our family-friendly Truck and Tractor Day event. Learn about the historic greenhouses and history of agriculture at Winterthur. Music by the Joe Hillman Band. Admission is Pay What You Wish. Find out more.





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