Exhibits, Events and Programs

  1. Wed Jul. 24

    Dog Days of Summer - Museum Tours are Free on Wednesdays through August Cool off at Rockwood during the hot summer days with a free museum tour! Enjoy light refreshments and play Victorian games in the parlor. Dogs are welcome only in the west wing of the mansion with an adult. All ages
  2. Sat Jul. 27

    Terrariums at Rockwood Make a place for plants to thrive. All materials are provided. Registration required. All ages.
  3. Wed Jul. 31

    Dog Days of Summer - Museum Tours are Free on Wednesdays through August Cool off at Rockwood during the hot summer days with a free museum tour! Enjoy light refreshments and play Victorian games in the parlor. Dogs are welcome only in the west wing of the mansion with an adult. All ages
  4. Wed Aug. 7

    Dog Days of Summer - Museum Tours are Free on Wednesdays through August Cool off at Rockwood during the hot summer days with a free museum tour! Enjoy light refreshments and play Victorian games in the parlor. Dogs are welcome only in the west wing of the mansion with an adult. All ages
  5. Wed Aug. 14

    Dog Days of Summer - Museum Tours are Free on Wednesdays through August Cool off at Rockwood during the hot summer days with a free museum tour! Enjoy light refreshments and play Victorian games in the parlor. Dogs are welcome only in the west wing of the mansion with an adult. All ages
  6. Thu Aug. 15

    Treasure Hunt: Antique Appraisals Non-binding appraisals are based on condition, rarity, material, workmanship and, if it can be determined, who made the item. Send a photo to philipnord@newcastlede.gov before appraisal date. Two items per person maximum. Registration required. Adults
  7. Sat Aug. 17

    Ghost Tour: Paranormal Investigation at Rockwood Mansion Visit the attic and basement of the mansion. An exploration of paranormal activity and in-depth study using advanced equipment. Must be able to traverse many stairs. Registration required. Adults
  8. Wed Aug. 21

    Dog Days of Summer - Museum Tours are Free on Wednesdays through August Cool off at Rockwood during the hot summer days with a free museum tour! Enjoy light refreshments and play Victorian games in the parlor. Dogs are welcome only in the west wing of the mansion with an adult. All ages
  9. Wed Aug. 28

    Dog Days of Summer - Museum Tours are Free on Wednesdays through August Cool off at Rockwood during the hot summer days with a free museum tour! Enjoy light refreshments and play Victorian games in the parlor. Dogs are welcome only in the west wing of the mansion with an adult. All ages
  10. Fri Sep. 27

    Murder and Mayhem at the Museum (A Live-Action Murder Mystery Game) Description: Play a live game of Clue. Search through Rockwood Mansion and track down the clues to find the killer and the weapon. Dress the part and win a prize for the best costume. Registration Required. Adults.
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  1. Philip Nord

    Park & Museum Director

  2. Physical Address
    4651 Washington St. Extension
    Wilmington, DE 19809

    Mailing Address
    610 Shipley Road
    Wilmington, DE 19809

    Phone: (302) 761-4340

    Rentals

    (302) 761-1722


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