Exhibits, Events and Programs

  1. Sat Nov. 16

    Make a Deco Mesh Wreath at Rockwood Create a deco mesh wreath to use in your home or give as a gift. Ages 14+
  2. Sun Nov. 17

    America's Anchor (History Now and Then) Learn about the book America’s Anchor: A Naval History of the Delaware River and Bay, Cradle of the US Navy and meet the author, Kennard R. Wiggins, Jr. Ages 14+
  3. Fri Dec. 6

    Holiday Open House at Rockwood Park & Museum Bring your family out for Holiday Open House with exceptional entertainment, fun festive crafts, costumed characters, refreshments, food trucks and FREE photos with Santa! The event also includes our Holiday Shoppe selling gifts for the whole family, wonderful performances by dance, music, and choral groups, tours of the holiday display in the museum, and a joyous light display in the gardens surrounding the Mansion and Carriage House. All ages. FREE Free parking and shuttle from Rockwood Office Park, 500 Carr Road in North Wilmington. This event is free but we are collecting non-perishable food and warm hats, gloves, and scarves for the less fortunate this holiday season.
  4. Sat Dec. 7

    Holiday Open House at Rockwood Park & Museum Bring your family out for Holiday Open House with exceptional entertainment, fun festive crafts, costumed characters, refreshments, food trucks and FREE photos with Santa! The event also includes our Holiday Shoppe selling gifts for the whole family, wonderful performances by dance, music, and choral groups, tours of the holiday display in the museum, and a joyous light display in the gardens surrounding the Mansion and Carriage House. All ages. FREE Free parking and shuttle from Rockwood Office Park, 500 Carr Road in North Wilmington. This event is free but we are collecting non-perishable food and warm hats, gloves, and scarves for the less fortunate this holiday season.
  5. Fri Dec. 13

    Candle Light Tours Enjoy a rare evening tour of the mansion and view the museum's holiday display, "Home for the Holidays."
  6. Sat Dec. 14

    Candle Light Tours Enjoy a rare evening tour of the mansion and view the museum's holiday display, "Home for the Holidays."
  7. Fri Dec. 20

    Candle Light Tours Enjoy a rare evening tour of the mansion and view the museum’s holiday display, “Home for the Holidays.”
  8. Sat Dec. 21

    Candle Light Tours Enjoy a rare evening tour of the mansion and view the museum’s holiday display, “Home for the Holidays.”
  9. Wed Jan. 1

    New Year's Day Hike Hike along paved paths and wooded trails surrounding the beautiful Victorian mansion. Dress in layers, wear appropriate foot wear and bring your water bottle. Meet at the entrance to Rockwood Museum.
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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


Find more events and programs in the Happenings Guide.

The New Castle County's 2019 Happenings