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Winterthur Museum and Gardens, Winterthur, DE - Home of Henry Francis du Pont

Delaware - Gardens at Winterthur Museum and Gardens in New Castle County Delaware.

Near MD/PA/DC - Gardens at Winterthur Museum and Gardens in New Castle County Delaware.

Founded by Henry Francis du Pont, Winterthur (pronounced “winter-tour”) is the premier museum of American decorative arts, reflecting both early America and the du Pont family’s life here. Its 60-acre naturalistic garden is among the country’s best, and its research library serves scholars from around the world. We invite you to visit and explore this place of beauty, history, and learning.

Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, Delaware - founded by Henry Francis du Pont

Chinese parlor, Winterthur Museum 18th C

Example of Century Chinoiserie design with wall murals depicting Chinese landscapes and the use of Chippendale chairs.

Winterthur (pronounced “winter-tour”) is a garden, museum and library located just outside of Wilmington, Delaware. The estate was once owned by Henry Francis du Pont, a famed horticulturist and decorative arts expert.

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Winterthur is the estate home of Henry Francis du Pont near Wilmington, Deleware. Its 175 rooms and accessory buildings house a remarkable collection of nearly 90,000 objects of historical significance. The grounds are remarkable and even the cafeteria is excellent. You can learn more here: http://www.winterthur.org/

Museum - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library Port Royal Parlor

Fairy cottage in the enchanted woods at Winterthur Garden, DE

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Winterthur, Wilmington, Delaware. Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library is an American estate and museum in Winterthur, Delaware. As of 2011 it houses one of the most important collections of Americana in the United States of America. It was the former home of Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969), a renowned antiques collector and horticulturist.

Winterthur room in Wilm, De

The Fairy's next door neighbor... the Gnome! / Winterthur’s Enchanted Woods,

A respite in the forest! A place for a Chicago garden fairy - Winterthur’s Enchanted Woods, Delaware

Discover bright colors as you stroll through Delaware top gardens. Link here: http://www.visitdelaware.com/things-to-do/outdoors/gardens/

Garden - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library. Photo by Jeannette Lindvig

7. Winterthur Museum and Gardens, Wilmington

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The Montmorenci Staircase, Winterthur Museum, the largest free-standing spiral staircase. Installed by HF duPont while his family was away as a surprise. Looks fantastic as you walk up to it, then shocks you with it's beauty as you look upwards.

Staircase at Winterthur - the top looks like an eye at first glance.

Winterthur, Switzerland

Winterthur, a city north-east of Zurich, near the German border in northern Switzerland

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This tiny floral wall stencil border is from the antique coverlet in the Philadelphia bedroom at the Winterthur Museum in Wilmington, Delaware.

winterthur gardens | nest' for children at Winterthur Gardens

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A 'nest' for children at Winterthur Gardens - I like the idea of making child size nests!

Winterthur Electric Fireplace

Winterthur Electric Fireplace

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