Winterthur Museum & Country Estate

Route 52 Kennett Pike, Winterthur, DE 19735 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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For 100 Guests $23k-$33k
Guest capacity 20 to 350
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About Winterthur Museum & Country Estate

Winterthur Museum & Country Estate is a historic mansion wedding venue in Winterthur, Delaware. Located in the picturesque Brandywine valley, the 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 collections of American antiques. The venue has partnered exclusively with Restaurant Associates for catering for the past 18 years to provide everything a couple needs for their special day.

Facilities and Capacity
Winterthur Museum & Country Estate has 10 indoor and outdoor spaces available for wedding events. Options on the property include the area around the reflecting pool, the Visitor Center Pavilion, the Galleries Reception Atrium, the Visitors Center Patio, the Clenny Run Lawn, the Peony Garden, the Period Rooms Suite, the Hawkes Conference Center, and the Brown Horticulture Center. These options offer a mix of indoor and outdoor spaces 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 the events such as bridal showers, wedding ceremonies, engagement parties, and receptions. Restaurant Associates offers various serving menu options such as buffet, family style, hors d'oeuvres, plated, servers, and stations. It offers a wide variety of cuisine, including American, Asian, Cajun, Continental, European, and Caribbean. Catering services also include the following:

  • Cake
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Bartenders Open bar
  • Premium liquor
  • Chairs
  • Tables
  • Food and beverage items
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Magnolias. Photo provided by Rob Cardillo.
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Hydrangea florals in the Visitor Center Pavilion.
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Looking through the Wisteria.
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Outside view of the Visitor Center Pavilion.
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52 Reviews for Winterthur Museum & Country Estate

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4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.8
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    Rachel · Married on 09/02/2018

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    It doesn't get better than Winterthur. This is the most amazing venue, with incredible service, food, and people. We are over the moon with how our wedding went. Winterthur is hands down the best choice you can make for a venue.

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    Carly · Married on 08/31/2018

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    I cannot over emphasize how invaluable Melissa was from the moment that I arrived at Winterthur for a walk-through a year and a half ago to the moment I left my incredible reception 2 weeks ago. Melissa and her team were accommodating, knowledgeable, and communicative every step of the way. On top of that, Melissa was an all-around awesome person with the most calming demeanor.

    It was raining on and off all through my wedding day. The ceremony was set to be outside so we had dozens of umbrellas at the ready in case the weather didn't agree with us. The team at Winterthur took what could have been a nightmare scenario and made it dreamy! There was an amazing team at the ready to hand out umbrellas to guests, keep seats dry, etc. And Melissa and her assistant coordinator Christine were so wonderfully chill and confident, it just shaped the whole vibe of the day in the most perfect way!

    The reception was such a blast, and Melissa and her team were always 2 steps ahead anticipating anything that we might need. I work in catering and I was legitimately amazed by how smoothly Winterthur's event staff handled everything. Winterthur is a stunning venue and if your event is in Melissa's hands then it is bound to be a world class party!

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Winterthur Museum & Country Estate Pricing

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$22,711 - $33,143
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This venue offers the below options which may impact pricing:

  • Bridal Shower
  • Ceremony
  • Engagement Party
  • Reception
  • Cake
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Barware
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens

Winterthur Museum & Country Estate Price Rates

Winterthur Museum & Country Estate FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, 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
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 350
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 20
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 10
  • Describe your venue: 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? Cake, Event Planner, Event Rentals
  • 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

Professional Network & Endorsements

5 Endorsements

  • Honeybunches Floral Design
    Honeybunches Floral Design Wedding Florists

    A one of a kind wedding location, superior staff and exquisite venue!

  • Simply Perfect Weddings & Events
    Simply Perfect Weddings & Events Wedding Planners

    Beautiful and stunning wedding venue. We love working with the team there!

  • Vows of the Heart
    Vows of the Heart Wedding Officiants

    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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  • Route 52, Kennett Pike Winterthur, DE 19735 See on map
    3028884910 (Phone number)

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