Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Winterthur

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#3 of 39 in Museums in Delaware
Surrounded by lush gardens, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library houses an eclectic collection of artworks and everyday items from the past. The 404 hectare (1000 acre) estate used to be the home of antiques collector and botanist Henry Francis du Pont. He established the museum, and its collection kept growing even after his death in 1969. Although the museum displays about 90,000 artifacts from all over the world, its main focus is on American cultural heritage. The library holds hundreds of thousands of publications, including some very rare books and periodicals. The museum garden has more than 7,500 plant species and features play areas for kids and families. Take a look at our Winterthur holiday tool to schedule your visit to Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Everyone must know about Winterthur. It is one of the finest museums featuring only American period furniture, art and decor assembled in a beautiful chateau that was formerly a DuPont Estate. If you ...  more »
  • We went to Winterthur to see the new exhibit, Costumes of The Crown. It was so well done. The house your was informative as always. If you have never been to this beautiful estate, now is a great time...  more »
  • It's pretty, and the tour on the tram car is informative. Not a whole lot to it. I prefer more manicured gardens like the nearby Longwood. There are lots of antiques available to view though, if you a...  more »
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