Wilmington Things to Do

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  • 1. Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

    A little bit of everything for the culture enthusiast. The house is architecually magnificent with gables and arches and collonades and super-high vaulted ceilings and tapestried walls. The furniture...

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  • 2. Nemours

    Nemours is the former mansion of Alfred DuPont, one of the primary shareholders of the DuPont Corporation in the early 1900s. The mansion was built in 1910 and...

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  • 3. Discovery Center

    If you are an environmentalist then you will like this place. It offers interactive exhibits on the surrounding marshland at the end of the riverwalk. It is...

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  • 4. Nemours

    Castle built out of love for a love that did not love back. One of the super properties of the Dupont family. Watch the film on this intriguing family and tour...

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  • 5. Delaware River

    The Delaware River runs from its source in Schoharie County, New York, 301 miles through New York, forming the the PA/NJ border and the DE/NJ border on its way...

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  • 6. Check out the Riverfront

    Wilmington has built many new attractions along the Christina River waterfront. When I first moved here, this was an industrial wasteland. Now it sports and...

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  • 7. Historic Pencader Presbyterian Church

    Pencader Presbyterian Church has a historic marker placed at the church by the Delaware Public Archives. It reads:PENCADER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHOn October 15,...

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  • 8. Delaware Museum of Natural History

    The Delaware Museum of Natural History is a small but good natural history museum located in Wilmington's northern suburbs. It's exhibits include life-size...

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  • 9. Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens

    Adjacent to the Winterthur mansion is a small gallery that contains an interesting collection of decorative soup tureens that were collected by the Dorrance...

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  • 10. Rodney Square

    Rodney Square is a square in downtown Wilmington named after Casear Rodney, a Delaware man who signed the Declaration of Independence. Rodney rode eighty miles...

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  • 11. Hagley--The Original duPont Homestead

    We love touring old historic homes, so when we get the opportunity...Hagley Museum is the 1802 site of E.I duPont's home by the Brandywine River in Wilmington....

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  • 12. At the water front.

    So you make your way down to the river walk by the water front. yea, there are some sweet things to do like walk the board walk and hit up some stores, but the...

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  • 13. Fort Delaware

    In the center and shore of what looks like just a brick-walled compound, is the memorial of where the Swedes first landed. There is also a memorial to the...

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  • 14. Brandywine River Park

    Pleasantly located in the city center, along the Brandywine River, is the park. It has bridges to get from one bank of the river to the other, and when the...

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  • 15. The Kalmar Nyckel Museum

    This is something of a cross between the ship's museum and a Swedish-American museum. Its not what I would call extensive, but they have some nice things. The...

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  • 16. The Kalmar Nyckel

    This ship is a replica of the one that brought the original settlers to Delaware. Its staffed by a pleasant, talkative bunch who enjoy their work and happily...

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  • 17. View of the stern

    The Kalmar Nyckel took sail from Göteborg, Sweden with 24 settlers on board. They came from Sweden, Finland, Holland, and Germany. They were joined at their...

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  • 18. Riverwalk

    The riverwalk is a broad wooden boardwalk that runs alongside the Christina River. It connects the Shipyard Outlet Shops to the restaurants and clubs that are...

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  • 19. Kalmar Nyckel

    This tall ship is a replica of the original 3 masted warship which brought the first settlers to the Delaware Valley. The ship was Swedish owned and Dutch...

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  • 20. Here's the bad news...

    On Sept. 15, 2003, flash flooding caused severe damage to the tracks and bridges along the whole length of the rail line. The railroad is running an abbreviated...

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  • 21. Wilmington & Western Railroad

    This is Delaware's oldest steam tourist railroad. Runs through the Red Clay Valley. Trains operate rain or shine, March through December. Check their website...

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  • 22. Market Street Lunch

    Lots of walking involved. I much prefer biking this trip, and during the week is best. Most businesses seem to be closed on the weekend. For a while this tree...

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  • 23. Take a walk , on the new River Walk

    New outlets, new restaurants, and old buildings given new life. The River Front Arts Center, the Blue Rocks Stadium, and a beautiful river taxi ride are all in...

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  • 24. Art Films at Theater N Downtown!

    Wilmington now has its own art-house theater, Theater N. It's a great cultural addition to the city, the people are really nice, and they have film discussions...

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  • 25. Climbing Rockford Tower

    Rockford Tower is a big stone water tower built in 1900, with an observation deck on top that gives a great view of Wilmington and beyond. Every photographer,...

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