Exhibits, Events and Programs

  1. Fri Mar. 13

    Murder and Mayhem at the Rockwood Museum 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.
  2. Sat Mar. 14

    Murder and Mayhem at the Rockwood Museum 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.
  3. Sun Mar. 15

    Home Tweet Home Learn about the interesting behavior of nesting birds. How do birds choose a location for their next? What materials do they use and why? What is the process of rearing young and launching the next generation into flight? Ages 12-Adults
  4. Sat Mar. 21

    Paranormal Experience An exploration of paranormal activity through in-depth study using advanced equipment. Must be able to traverse many stairs as we visit the attic and basement of the mansion. Registration required. Ages 16-Adults
  5. Sun Mar. 22

    History: Then and Now The great and not-so-great escapes of the New Castle County Workhouse are discussed with local historians. Join us for a lively, fun-filled and informative discussion. Ages 14-Adults
  6. Fri Mar. 27

    Murder and Mayhem at the Rockwood Museum 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.
  7. Sat Mar. 28

    Murder and Mayhem at the Rockwood Museum 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.
  8. Tue Mar. 31

    Victorian Book Club A book club designed to savor your appetite for Victorian mysteries, historical fiction, non-fiction and more. Discussions take place in a cozy tea room at Rockwood Mansion, led by a staff member from Brandywine Hundred Library. Light refreshments. Call the library’s Adult Reference Desk at (302) 477-3150 for titles and to register. Adults
  9. Sat Apr. 4

    Flower Pot Wreath Create a personalized wreath with a grapevine wreath, attach a trio of decorated and stenciled pots and then plant a variety of annuals in the pots. Discuss a variety of other uses for the wreath and share an herb-related snack. Bring gardening gloves and a trowel. Adults
  10. Sun Apr. 5

    Sundays in the Garden Enjoy the beauty of the gardens at Rockwood and learn historical facts about them, the design and creators. Meet at the mansion. Comfortable walking shoes recommended. All ages
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  1. 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


Find more events and programs in the Happenings Guide.

The New Castle County's 2019 Happenings