Travel Information - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library

Travel Information

 

Directions

For in-car GPS and online mapping services, use the following address:
5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807

We recommend using Mapquest for directions to Winterthur as we have found that Google Maps sometimes gives inaccurate directions. We are working with Google Maps to correct the problem. If you are using a GPS, please make sure your GPS directs you to Route 52/Kennett Pike and Winterthur Road, the front entrance of Winterthur.


From Philadelphia

Take I-95 South to Wilmington. Take exit 7B, which is Delaware Avenue/Route 52. At end of exit ramp, turn right at light to head northwest. As soon as possible, move into left-most lane because road splits; continue on Route 52 North. Winterthur is on Route 52, six miles northwest of Wilmington.


From I-476 (the Blue Route)

Take the Blue Route to I-95 South to Wilmington. Follow directions from Philadelphia.


From New Jersey, New York, and points north
Take the New Jersey Turnpike south to the Delaware Memorial Bridge. Cross the bridge and follow I-95 North to Wilmington. Take exit 7, which is Delaware Avenue/ Route 52. Travel three blocks to Route 52; take a left at the light. Stay in left-most lane to continue on Route 52 North. Winterthur is on Route 52, six miles northwest of Wilmington.


From Baltimore, Washington, and points south

Take I-95 North to Wilmington. Take exit 7, which is Delaware Avenue/ Route 52. Travel three blocks to Route 52; take a left at light. Stay in left-most lane to continue on Route 52 North. Winterthur is on Route 52, six miles northwest of Wilmington.


Train

Wilmington’s Amtrak station is approximately seven miles from Winterthur (about a 15-minute drive). Amtrak offers discounted Northeast Regional tickets through their website. Book your ticket or find out more here.


Taxis and Car Services

Several transportation providers provide discounts on travel from the Wilmington train station to Winterthur. Winterthur is about a 40-minute drive from the Philadelphia International Airport and about a 50-minute drive from Center City, Philadelphia.


Bus

The Delaware Transit Corporation (DART) provides public transportation throughout the state. Bus route 10 can be taken to and from Winterthur. Please note: although the bus stops at Winterthur's front gate, there is a 10-minute walk down a hill along the driveway to the Winterthur Visitor Center.


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