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.
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
- Open bar options
- Tables and chairs
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A one of a kind wedding location, superior staff and exquisite venue!
Beautiful and stunning wedding venue. We love working with the team there!
Winterthur is a wonderful place to have a wedding. The setting is unbelievably gorgeous and the catering (food and staff) are outstanding.
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Winterthur Museum & Country Estate frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Winterthur Museum & Country Estate?
- Clean Up
- Set Up
At Winterthur Museum & Country Estate, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
- Wedding Cake
At Winterthur Museum & Country Estate, what does the bar service starting price include?
- Champagne Toast
- House Beer
- House Liquor
- House Wine
- Open Bar
- Premium Liquor
What are the most important characteristics of Winterthur Museum & Country Estate in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Winterthur Museum & Country Estate for wedding events?
- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
What kind of wedding events does Winterthur Museum & Country Estate offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
What services does Winterthur Museum & Country Estate offer for wedding events?
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Event Rentals
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