Exhibits, Events and Programs

  1. Tue Sep. 28

    Flow Yoga Outdoor Flow Yoga with instructor Mary Ann Quinn Hendrix. Come for an hour of fun and relaxation at Rockwood Park and learn the art of Flow Yoga. Program is offered every Tuesday at 9 am. Program will be offered outdoors by the Museum Conservatory, weather permitting, however, this activity will be held rain or shine. Please bring a mat, blocks, towel, water. Ages 16-Adults
  2. Thu Sep. 30

    ROCKWOOD'S WATERCOLORS (ADULT) Choose a scene from the beautiful grounds of Rockwood or an object that is chosen by the instructor and learn the technique of watercolor painting. Objective is to combine color, art and nature. No experience required. Ages 16-Adults
  3. Fri Oct. 1

    Rockwood House Tours Explore the grandeur, history and beauty of the Rockwood Mansion, home of the Shipley, Bringhurst and Hargraves families for 120 years. This tour emphasizes the magnificent mansion interiors and the family’s multi-generational art collection. Tickets are suggested. Tour involves stairs. This tour matches well with the Gentlemen’s House and Garden and Historic Structures tours on available days. All Ages Tours at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Get your tickets now
  4. Sat Oct. 2

    Rockwood House Tours Explore the grandeur, history and beauty of the Rockwood Mansion, home of the Shipley, Bringhurst and Hargraves families for 120 years. This tour emphasizes the magnificent mansion interiors and the family’s multi-generational art collection. Tickets are suggested. Tour involves stairs. This tour matches well with the Gentlemen’s House and Garden and Historic Structures tours on available days. All Ages Tours at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Get your tickets now
  5. Sat Oct. 2

    Rockwood's Apothecary Garden Tour The plants growing in Rockwood's Apothecary Garden are native plants that have been used throughout the ages for medicinal purposes. Tour the Garden and discover the connection between healing plants and the inhabitants of Rockwood Mansion. Please meet your tour guide in the courtyard. Online registration required. Participants are asked to bring a folding chair. This tour pairs well with the noon Guided Museum Tours on available days.
  6. Tue Oct. 5

    Flow Yoga Outdoor Flow Yoga with instructor Mary Ann Quinn Hendrix. Come for an hour of fun and relaxation at Rockwood Park and learn the art of Flow Yoga. Program is offered every Tuesday at 9 am. Program will be offered outdoors by the Museum Conservatory, weather permitting, however, this activity will be held rain or shine. Please bring a mat, blocks, towel, water. Ages 16-Adults
  7. Fri Oct. 8

    Rockwood House Tours Explore the grandeur, history and beauty of the Rockwood Mansion, home of the Shipley, Bringhurst and Hargraves families for 120 years. This tour emphasizes the magnificent mansion interiors and the family’s multi-generational art collection. Tickets are suggested. Tour involves stairs. This tour matches well with the Gentlemen’s House and Garden and Historic Structures tours on available days. All Ages Tours at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Get your tickets now
  8. Fri Oct. 8

    MAYHEM AND MURDER AT ROCKWOOD MUSEUM WANTED Investigators to find a Murderer at Rockwood Park and Museum! Join us for this year's brand-new Mayhem and Murder mystery tour at Rockwood Museum. Participating sleuths will search the house for the clues that will help solve this year's murder mysteries: Who dunnit? What was the motive? Where'd it happen? What was the weapon? Solve the case and earn the chance to win prizes! If detectives joined us in 2019 and 2020, come back again as this is an all-new adventure! Please note that the tour involves walking and climbing stairs and is intended for ages 10 and above. Flashlights and instructions are provided, just bring your wits, your investigative skills, and any detective costume you may wish to wear - extra prizes for best costumes! Please contact Rockwood for the latest Covid policy regarding face coverings, etc. Written and designed by Scott F. Mason AGES 16+
  9. Sat Oct. 9

    Rockwood House Tours Explore the grandeur, history and beauty of the Rockwood Mansion, home of the Shipley, Bringhurst and Hargraves families for 120 years. This tour emphasizes the magnificent mansion interiors and the family’s multi-generational art collection. Tickets are suggested. Tour involves stairs. This tour matches well with the Gentlemen’s House and Garden and Historic Structures tours on available days. All Ages Tours at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Get your tickets now
  10. Sat Oct. 9

    GENTLEMAN'S HOUSE AND GARDEN TOUR History lovers will enjoy a garden walk as your guide shares the story behind the building of Rockwood Mansion and Gardens. Topics covered include architecture of the mansion, the history of Joseph Shipley's family, and the garden's unique design. Please meet your tour guide in the courtyard of the Visitor’s Entrance. Tickets are required. This tour matches well with the Guided Museum tour at noon. Please bring a folding chair. Ages 16-Adults
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  1. Physical Address
    4651 Washington Street Extension
    Wilmington, DE 19802

    Phone: (302) 761-4340

    Rentals

    (302) 761-1722


Find more events and programs in the Happenings Guide.

The New Castle County Happenings Guide