Brandywine Treasure Trail Attractions
Brandywine River Museum of Art
Discover an outstanding collection of American art housed in a 19th-century mill with a
renowned collection from the Wyeth family of artists - N.C., Andrew and Jamie Wyeth.Discover an outstanding collection of American art housed in a 19th-century mill with a dramatic steel and glass addition...
Founded in 1912, the Delaware Art Museum is best known for its large collection of British Pre-
Raphaelite art, illustrations by Wilmington native Howard Pyle, and urban landscapes by John
Originally a Woolworth's Department Store (1940), the art deco building has been transformed
into the Delaware History Museum and the Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage and features permanent and rotating exhibitions.
Delaware Museum of Natural History
The Delaware Museum of Natural History welcomes visitors to explore nature and science through discovering far away jungles and seas as well as the Delmarva habitats found near our own backyard. In addition to several special exhibits on national tour each year, highlights exhibits dinosaurs,...
Hagley Museum and Library
Enjoy a walk through Hagley’s industrial past! Located on 235 acres along the banks of the Brandywine, Hagley is the site of the gunpowder works founded by E.I. du Pont in 1802. This example of early American industry features outdoor exhibitions, including restored mills, a workers’ community,...
Explore one of the great gardens of the world featuring a 4-acre Conservatory, outdoor gardens spanning 1,077 acres, and 86 acres of beauty in the Meadow Garden. With dazzling horticulture displays, majestic fountains, and inspiring performances, experience the world of Longwood Gardens.
Voted “Best Botanical Garden” in the 2020 USA Today 10Best Reader’s Choice Awards, Mt. Cuba Center is one of Delaware’s hidden treasures. Find space to breathe, relax, and wander along its paths, which guide guests from the formal gardens of a du Pont mansion through lush woodlands,...
Nemours Estate is where a visitor might believe he or she magically just stepped into Europe. Modeled after Versailles, Nemours is a masterpiece of design with its mansion, fountains, artwork, gilded sculpture and what is reputedly the largest formal French garden in North America. The mansion is...
This twenty-two room Federal mansion, built by George Read II, is surrounded by one-and-a-half acres of formal gardens. Seasonal adornments make the house an enchanting place to visit throughout the year. The museum gift shop specializes in Delaware gifts, souvenirs, and nostalgic toys. Located in...
Joseph Shipley, a Quaker merchant banker, built Rockwood between 1851 and 1854. Its Gothic Revival architecture and enchanting landscape were designed to reflect the beauty of an English country estate.
The Delaware Contemporary
The Delaware Contemporary is a dynamic gathering place where art, design, and technology intersect to inspire creativity in daily lives. The Delaware Contemporary is a non-collecting museum, which allows for a great variety of exhibitions from artists of local, national and international...
Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
Choose your path! Enjoy a stroll to discover the beauty of our 60-acre garden and explore 25 miles of trails through the meadows and woodlands on the 1,000 acre estate.