Exhibits, Events and Programs

  1. Thu May 2

    Terrariums Make a place for plants to thrive. Additional $5 materials fee due at class. Registration requested. All ages
  2. Sat May 4

    Dog-Gone Fun Day! Bring your pup out for this joint event with Bellevue State Park. Enjoy doggie treats and demonstrations at Bellevue, then hike the Greenway to Rockwood or drive over for more doggie fun! Meet at the Hunter Barn at Bellevue Park to walk or meet us at Rockwood’s lower parking lot. All dogs must be on a leash. All ages
  3. Sun May 5

    History, Now and Then History comes alive with historians, dignitaries and stories about historic places in New Castle County. Registration required. Ages 12-Adults
  4. Sat May 11

    Hike the Rock Go on an easy scavenger hike, find the oldest tree at Rockwood, make a trail snack to take along and learn to dress for the great outdoors. Registration required. Ages 8-12
  5. Wed May 15

    YAPPY Hour Rockwood goes to the dogs with a fun, lowkey social hour for dogs and their humans. Each month, come for activities and a food vendor for all to enjoy. Friendly, well-mannered dogs on a leash are welcome! Adults (and dogs)
  6. Sat May 18

    Rollin' at the Rock Bring your bike and ride the Northern Delaware Greenway trail. Attend a bike maintenance workshop conducted by the experts at REI and learn to fix a flat tire. In conjunction with Kids to Parks Day. Registration required. Ages 8-14
  7. Sat May 18

    TREASURE HUNT: 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 pnord@nccde.org before appraisal date. Two items per person maximum. Registration required. Adults
  8. Sat May 18

    GHOST TOUR: PARANORMAL INVESTIGATION Visit the attic and basement of the mansion. An exploration of paranormal activity and in-depth study using advanced equipment. Tour is often accompanied by a psychic or medium. Must be able to traverse many stairs. Registration required. Adults
  9. Sun May 19

    Terrier Tea Time Bring your dog to Rockwood and celebrate spring with a Victorian-style tea. Enjoy hot and iced tea, finger sandwiches, scones and sweets, along with treats for your furry friend. Take a guided tour of the gardens with your pet. Registration required. All ages
  10. Tue May 28

    White Glove Evenings a the Museum Visit after hours from an up-close-and personal look at our museum archives. Hear the stories behind the objects. White gloves provided for handling objects. 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


    (302) 761-1722

Find more events and programs in the Happenings Guide.