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  • Contact - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Earls Amy aearls winterthur org 302 888 4615 Assoc Editor Academic Programs Eaton Linda LEaton winterthur org 302 888 4652 John L Marjorie P McGraw Director of Collections Senior Curator of Textiles Museum Collections Department Edler Tim tedler winterthur org 302 888 4862 Maintenance Mechanic II Facilities Services Eirhart Linda LEirha winterthur org 302 888 4825 Director Horticulture Garden Admin Epting Sharon septing winterthur org 302 888 4611 Benefits Employment Administrator Human Resources Fair Lauren lfair winterthur org 302 888 4895 Associate Conservator Conservation Farrell Grace gfarre winterthur org 302 888 4782 Payroll Assistant Finance Farrell Isabelle ifarre winterthur org 302 888 6130 Assistant Director Corporate Relations Major Gifts Farrell Liz lfarre winterthur org 302 888 4803 Manager Communications Marketing Communications Finn Andrea afinn winterthur org 302 888 4994 Event Planner Events Admin Fox Kevin kfox winterthur org 302 888 4679 Mechanic Facilities Services French Suzanne sfrenc winterthur org 302 888 4981 Horticulturist Garden Horticulture Gardiner Joy JGardi winterthur org 302 888 4612 Asst Director Conservation Conservation Gaster Steph sgaste winterthur org 302 888 4780 Administrative Secretary Marketing Communications Grigsby Leslie LGrigs winterthur org 302 888 4972 Senior Curator of Ceramics Glass Museum Collections Department Groff Jeff jgroff winterthur org 302 888 3389 Director Interpretation Visitor Research Interpretation Guthrie Emily eguthr winterthur org 302 888 4630 National Endowment for the Humanities Librarian Library Harbaugh Alan aharba winterthur org 302 888 4842 Webmaster Information Systems Harper Debbie DHarpe winterthur org 302 888 4879 Curator Education Visitor Research Interpretation Henry Lynne lhenry winterthur org 302 888 4991 Senior Manager Advertising Marketing Marketing Communications Hentschel Barbara bhents winterthur org 302 888 4897 Manager Store Retail Hill Stephanie sthill winterthur org 302 888 4709 Manager Merchandise Retail Hofer Julia jhofer winterthur org 302 888 3383 Registration Database Specialist Registration Hughes Ellen EHughe winterthur org 302 888 4871 Manager Museum Gallery Estate Tours Visitor Service Admin Irving Joan jirvin winterthur org 302 888 4716 Conservator Conservation Jackson Jeni jjacks winterthur org 302 888 6111 Coordinator Scheduling Visitor Service Museum Tours Killian Jackie jkilli winterthur org 302 888 4771 Officer Major Gifts Major Gifts Kraft Janis jkraft winterthur org 302 888 4786 Program Assistant Educational Programs Landrey Greg GLandr winterthur org 302 888 4729 Director Library Collections Mgmt Academic Prog LCMAP Admin Lane Joshua jlane winterthur org 302 888 4974 Curator Collections Museum Collections Department Lewis Sarah slewis winterthur org Library Technician Library Long Carol clong winterthur org 302 888 3391 Assoc Curator Gardens Horticulture Luck Bill wluck winterthur org 302 888 4862 Maintenance Mechanic II Facilities Services Lynch Kathan KLynch winterthur org 302 888 4756 Specialist Art Handling Registration Mackenzie Gregory gmacke winterthur org 302 888 4874 Development Assistant Major Gifts Mackey Jen jmacke winterthur org 302 888 4687 Director Major Gifts Major Gifts Markee Chase cmarke winterthur org 302 888 4649 Administrative Assistant Academic Programs Martin Schaff Linda lmarti winterthur org 302 888 4701 Associate Librarian Library Mass Jennifer jmass winterthur org 302 888 4808 Senior Scientist Conservation Matsen Catherine cmatse winterthur org 302

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  • Moving About the Grounds - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Licensed Products Winterthur Design Associates Winterthur is closed to the public January 4 February 29 and reopens March 1 with a full slate of new exhibitions house tours and programs Visit Admission Packages Spring at Winterthur Calendar of Events Hours Directions Plan Your Visit Moving About the Grounds Special Needs Access Group Visits Transportation to Winterthur Visiting the Brandywine Valley Tours Current Tours Upcoming Tours Group Tours Plan Your Visit Group Rates Reserve Group Tours Visiting Tips Group Dining and Shopping Directions and Parking Accessibility Visiting the Brandywine Valley Frequently Asked Questions Student Groups Virtual Tour Moving About the Grounds About Winterthur The du Pont Family in America Newsletter Signup Press Room Winterthur in the News Archives Press Releases Archives Suggestion Box History of Winterthur About H F du Pont Fast Facts Get to Know Us Employment Full time Positions Part time Temporary Positions Paid Internship Positions Employment FAQ Subscribe to Job Notices Volunteer Internships Subscribe to Volunteer Opportunities Moving About the Grounds Dining Monthly Specials Promotions About Restaurant Associates Moving About the Grounds Weddings Corporate Entertaining Visit Plan Your Visit Moving About the Grounds Moving about the Grounds Shuttle Shuttles run between the Visitor Center and museum building every 10 minutes 9 30 am to 5 30 pm Garden Tram seasonal and weather permitting This 20 minute narrated tour features highlights of the garden and introduces the history of Winterthur The tour begins at the Visitor Center ends at the museum building Stops include Azalea Woods Magnolia Bend and Enchanted Woods During Point to Point each year we do not offer garden trams Walking Walking is one of the best ways to experience Winterthur The museum building is about a 10 15 minute walk from the Visitor Center Paths through the garden are marked A map is available on

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  • Special Needs Access - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Archives Suggestion Box History of Winterthur About H F du Pont Fast Facts Get to Know Us Employment Full time Positions Part time Temporary Positions Paid Internship Positions Employment FAQ Subscribe to Job Notices Volunteer Internships Subscribe to Volunteer Opportunities Special Needs Access Dining Monthly Specials Promotions About Restaurant Associates Special Needs Access Weddings Corporate Entertaining Visit Plan Your Visit Special Needs Access Special Needs Access Winterthur is committed to providing excellent service to all visitors to the museum and garden We recognize the diversity of the public s needs and abilities Parking Vehicles with official permits may use designated parking spaces next to the Visitor Center and near the Galleries Reception Atrium Wheelchairs Wheelchairs are available at no cost at the Visitor Center Galleries Reception Atrium and the Museum Store for visitor convenience Please note that a companion is needed to push these wheelchairs Moving About the Grounds Despite Winterthur s hilly site most public areas and historic buildings are accessible When you visit please pick up a garden map which identifies accessible areas and more steeply graded paths During regular public hours a shuttle stops at the Visitor Center the Museum Store and the museum entrance The shuttle is equipped with a hydraulic lift and one wheelchair securement device Garden Access To access most of the Winterthur Garden follow the marked routes on the garden map Most of the year visitors can board trams for narrated tours of the garden All trams are equipped with ramps and wheelchair securement devices however due to size and ground clearance some motorized wheelchairs cannot be safely accomodated Enchanted Woods Access For individuals with limited mobility the garden tram is available to transport you to and from Enchanted Woods Please let a garden guide or visitor services assistant know that you would

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  • Transportation - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Stores Special Offers Events Shop Online Bookstore Online Prints on Demand Licensed Products Winterthur Design Associates Winterthur is closed to the public January 4 February 29 and reopens March 1 with a full slate of new exhibitions house tours and programs Visit Admission Packages Spring at Winterthur Calendar of Events Hours Directions Plan Your Visit Moving About the Grounds Special Needs Access Group Visits Transportation to Winterthur Visiting the Brandywine Valley Tours Current Tours Upcoming Tours Group Tours Plan Your Visit Group Rates Reserve Group Tours Visiting Tips Group Dining and Shopping Directions and Parking Accessibility Visiting the Brandywine Valley Frequently Asked Questions Student Groups Virtual Tour Transportation to Winterthur About Winterthur The du Pont Family in America Newsletter Signup Press Room Winterthur in the News Archives Press Releases Archives Suggestion Box History of Winterthur About H F du Pont Fast Facts Get to Know Us Employment Full time Positions Part time Temporary Positions Paid Internship Positions Employment FAQ Subscribe to Job Notices Volunteer Internships Subscribe to Volunteer Opportunities Transportation to Winterthur Dining Monthly Specials Promotions About Restaurant Associates Transportation to Winterthur Weddings Corporate Entertaining Visit Plan Your Visit Transportation to Winterthur Transportation to Winterthur Train Wilmington s Amtrak station is approximately seven miles from Winterthur about a 15 minute drive Taxis and Car Services Several transportation providers provide discounts on travel from the Wilmington train station to Winterthur Winterthur is about a 40 minute drive from the Philadelphia International Airport and about a 50 minute drive from Center City Philadelphia Delaware Express offers transportation between the Wilmington Train Station and Winterthur They offer a discounted rate of 45 00 for those visiting Winterthur usually done by advance reservation You can get picked up at the train station without advance reservations at the same cost but arrival time is contingent

    Original URL path: http://winterthur.org/?p=754 (2016-02-12)
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  • Visiting the Brandywine Valley - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    to the public January 4 February 29 and reopens March 1 with a full slate of new exhibitions house tours and programs Visit Admission Packages Spring at Winterthur Calendar of Events Hours Directions Plan Your Visit Moving About the Grounds Special Needs Access Group Visits Transportation to Winterthur Visiting the Brandywine Valley Tours Current Tours Upcoming Tours Group Tours Plan Your Visit Group Rates Reserve Group Tours Visiting Tips Group Dining and Shopping Directions and Parking Accessibility Visiting the Brandywine Valley Frequently Asked Questions Student Groups Virtual Tour Visiting the Brandywine Valley About Winterthur The du Pont Family in America Newsletter Signup Press Room Winterthur in the News Archives Press Releases Archives Suggestion Box History of Winterthur About H F du Pont Fast Facts Get to Know Us Employment Full time Positions Part time Temporary Positions Paid Internship Positions Employment FAQ Subscribe to Job Notices Volunteer Internships Subscribe to Volunteer Opportunities Visiting the Brandywine Valley Dining Monthly Specials Promotions About Restaurant Associates Visiting the Brandywine Valley Weddings Corporate Entertaining Visit Plan Your Visit Visiting the Brandywine Valley Visiting the Brandywine Valley Make Winterthur the centerpiece of an extended visit to the beautiful and historic Brandywine Valley Home to a wide assortment of world class museums and gardens the Brandywine Valley features the rolling hills and valleys of southeast Pennsylvania and northern Delaware Find Lodging Dining From quaint country inns to the luxury of a grand hotel the Brandywine Valley offers a wide range of lodging and dining opportunities These sites can help you select the ideal accommodations and restaurants State of Delaware Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau Brandywine Conference and Visitors Bureau Brandywine Valley Bed and Breakfasts Chester County Conference and Visitors Bureau Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau Valley Forge Convention and Visitors Bureau Area Attractions Museums Brandywine River

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  • Current Tours - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    du Pont Collectors Circle Winterthur Garden and Landscape Society WGLS Planned Giving Annual Giving Corporate Sponsorship Business Associates Ways to Give Donor Report Shop Museum Stores Special Offers Events Shop Online Bookstore Online Prints on Demand Licensed Products Winterthur Design Associates Winterthur is closed to the public January 4 February 29 and reopens March 1 with a full slate of new exhibitions house tours and programs Visit Admission Packages Spring at Winterthur Calendar of Events Hours Directions Plan Your Visit Moving About the Grounds Special Needs Access Group Visits Transportation to Winterthur Visiting the Brandywine Valley Current Tours Tours Current Tours Upcoming Tours Group Tours Plan Your Visit Group Rates Reserve Group Tours Visiting Tips Group Dining and Shopping Directions and Parking Accessibility Visiting the Brandywine Valley Frequently Asked Questions Student Groups Virtual Tour About Winterthur The du Pont Family in America Newsletter Signup Press Room Winterthur in the News Archives Press Releases Archives Suggestion Box History of Winterthur About H F du Pont Fast Facts Get to Know Us Employment Full time Positions Part time Temporary Positions Paid Internship Positions Employment FAQ Subscribe to Job Notices Volunteer Internships Subscribe to Volunteer Opportunities Current Tours Dining Monthly Specials Promotions About

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  • Upcoming Tours - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    to create more display areas but when it was a private house the du Pont s guests all enjoyed the luxury of private baths Sleek and modern to conform to ideals of comfort and cleanliness in the 1930s they were fully designed spaces with linens and accessories coordinated to the color scheme of adjacent bedrooms With photographs floorplans linens and objects from the Winterthur bathrooms along with fully stocked shelves of vintage toiletries and cleaning supplies from the du Pont s own inventories visitors will get a sense of how the du Ponts provided for their guests comfort Floors 5 6 Family friendly 1 hour Call 800 448 3883 e mail tourinfo winterthur org Time Traveler s Tour Learn about the lifestyle of the du Pont family while exploring rooms and spaces where they played worked and entertained This fun interactive tour is designed especially for families with children ages 4 11 and includes a take home sticker album and activity book Bring the completed book back to the Visitor Center to receive a special Time Traveler s patch and a signed certificate Floors 5 6 and garden weather permitting 1 hour please call 800 448 3883 or email tourinfo winterthur org for more information General admission option Tour available daily at 12 30 pm Reserved Tours requiring separate tickets One Crafty Tour Bring a few friends for a short tour of select items in the museum intended to inspire your own creations Choose from either of two projects bright colorful Shrinky Dink pendants or earrings that are inspired by ceramic dishes or bold pendants made from Sculpey that riff on a type of 18th century embroidery All materials are provided Available Tuesday Sunday 2 00 4 00 pm up to 5 people 2 hours 45 minute tour 75 minutes for crafting must book at least 1 week in advance 100 per group Antiques Architecture H F du Pont called the fourth floor of his house the entrance floor when he and Ruth Wales du Pont lived here since this is where they welcomed their guests in rooms designed to create fabulous first impressions Today visitors on this tour will see those reception rooms and surrounding spaces filled with outstanding collections of furniture and accessories dating primarily from the 18th century with particular emphasis on high style Queen Anne and Chippendale furniture from the mid 1700s Contrasting with these elegant interiors are colorful Pennsylvania German fraktur and painted chests displayed against the architectural backdrop of a rustic 1750s stone farmhouse Specialty collections include an array of mold blown glass pocket flasks from the early 1800s an expansive display of iron cooking implements Philadelphia pewter from the mid 1700s and cupboards full of diverse ceramics including colorful delftwares from England and the Netherlands whimsical Pennsylvania German sgraffito refined creamware by Wedgwood in a variety of patterns and Chinese porcelains in the famille rose palette which was H F du Pont s personal favorite Floors 1 4 Adult age 8 and above

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  • Group Tours - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Accessibility Visiting the Brandywine Valley Frequently Asked Questions Student Groups Virtual Tour About Winterthur The du Pont Family in America Newsletter Signup Press Room Winterthur in the News Archives Press Releases Archives Suggestion Box History of Winterthur About H F du Pont Fast Facts Get to Know Us Employment Full time Positions Part time Temporary Positions Paid Internship Positions Employment FAQ Subscribe to Job Notices Volunteer Internships Subscribe to Volunteer Opportunities Group Tours Plan Your Visit Group Rates Reserve Group Tours Visiting Tips Group Dining and Shopping Directions and Parking Accessibility Visiting the Brandywine Valley Frequently Asked Questions Student Groups Dining Monthly Specials Promotions About Restaurant Associates Group Tours Plan Your Visit Group Rates Reserve Group Tours Visiting Tips Group Dining and Shopping Directions and Parking Accessibility Visiting the Brandywine Valley Frequently Asked Questions Student Groups Weddings Corporate Entertaining Visit Tours Group Tours Group Tours Bring your group to Winterthur Winterthur offers a variety of tour options and special rates for groups of 15 or more Special group rates are also available for our major events including Point to Point the Delaware Antiques Show and Yuletide at Winterthur Our Visitor Service Assistants will be happy to work with you to determine your group s needs and to suggest a suitable itinerary We can also create special tours and educational programs upon request For assistance call 800 448 3883 or e mail grouptours winterthur org Plan your group visit Be our guest More than 60 years ago collector and horticulturist Henry Francis du Pont 1880 1969 opened his childhood home Winterthur to the public Today Winterthur houses the preeminent collection of American antiques and decorative arts reflecting both early America and the du Pont family s life at this glorious estate Tour H F du Pont s spectacular 175 room former

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