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Winterthur Museum & Country Estate

Route 52 Kennett Pike
Winterthur, DE, DE
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(302) 888-4910

About Us

Winterthur Museum & Country Estate is a historic mansion wedding venue located in Winterthur, Delaware. Situated in the picturesque Brandywine Valley, this estate includes 1,000 acres of rolling meadows, woodlands, and a 60-acre garden area. The mansion is the former home of Henry Francis du Pont, which contains a world-renowned collection of American antiques.

Facilities and Capacity

Winterthur Museum & Country Estate has 10 indoor and outdoor event spaces available for wedding events. Couples can exchange vows on the ground’s botanical gardens surrounded by vibrant flower beds, green grass, and loved ones. After you’ve tied the knot, you and your family can make your way to the reflecting pool for a memorable cocktail hour. Here, you can sip on beverages, mingle with friends, and watch as the sunsets on your magical day. A night of dancing and laughter can then follow in the Galleries Reception Atrium. This expansive space has ample room for seated guests, a dance floor, and live entertainment if desired. Additional options available at this include the Visitor Center Pavilion, the Visitors Center Patio, the Period Rooms Suite, the Hawkes Conference Center, and more. These options are designed to meet the varied preferences of couples, with seating capacity ranging from 20 to 350 guests depending on the chosen space.

Services Offered

Winterthur Museum & Country Estate can be utilized for events such as bridal showers, ceremonies, engagement parties, and receptions. This venue has partnered exclusively with Restaurant Associates for catering for the past 18 years to provide everything a couple needs for their special day. Your cuisine can be presented in a variety of ways to best suit your plans These options include buffet, family-style, hors d'oeuvres, plated, servers, and stations. These caterers can devise a menu that features a range of cuisines inspired by all four corners of the world. Some of these styles include American, Asian, European, and Caribbean. Additional services and rental items at this venue include:

  • Event planning
  • Setup and cleanup
  • Bartending
  • Open bar options
  • Tables and chairs

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  • Christine and Miriam were fabulous to work with - professional, responsive, flexible. Our wedding was perfect and the food was spectacular!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s), Wedding Cake

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar, Premium Liquor

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Garden, Historic Building, Mansion, Museum

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party

    What event services do you offer?

    Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Event Rentals

    What catering services do you offer?

    Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Chairs, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Shuttle, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    May, June, September, October

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    March, April, July, August, November, December

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