Rockwood Park & Museum

4651 Washington Street
Wilmington, DE - 19809

Type: Parks, History Museums
(302) 761-4340
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Rockwood Park & Museum, located in Wilmington, Delaware, is a historic estate and parkland that offers visitors a glimpse into the Gilded Age of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Nestled within 72 acres of rolling hills, woodlands, and formal gardens, Rockwood Park provides a serene and picturesque setting for outdoor recreation, cultural events, and educational programs.

One of the main highlights of Rockwood Park is its historic mansion, which dates back to the mid-19th century and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The mansion, built in the Italianate architectural style, features elegantly appointed rooms filled with period furnishings, artwork, and decorative objects. Visitors can take guided tours of the mansion to learn about its history and the lives of the prominent families who once called it home.

In addition to its historic mansion, Rockwood Park offers a variety of recreational activities and amenities for visitors to enjoy. The park features scenic walking trails, picnic areas, and playgrounds where families can relax and enjoy the outdoors. The park's formal gardens, including a rose garden and a Japanese garden, provide a tranquil setting for strolls and nature walks.

Moreover, Rockwood Park & Museum hosts a variety of cultural events, educational programs, and community activities throughout the year. Visitors can attend concerts, lectures, and workshops, or participate in hands-on activities and demonstrations that showcase the cultural heritage of the region. The park also serves as a venue for weddings, special events, and private functions, providing a unique and picturesque setting for celebrations and gatherings.

Whether you're a history buff, a nature lover, or simply looking for a peaceful retreat, Rockwood Park & Museum offers something for everyone to enjoy. With its historic mansion, scenic parkland, and vibrant cultural programming, the park provides a memorable and enriching experience for visitors of all ages to explore, learn, and connect with the past.

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Opening Hours Wednesday to Saturday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ticket Fees General Admission: $10 / $5 for New Castle County Residents
Children Ages 7 - 12: $4 / $2 for New Castle Residents
Children Ages 6 and under: Free
Active Military and Veterans: Free
Year Established 1854 - 55

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