Exhibits, Events and Programs

  1. Wed Sep. 18

    Yappy Hour
    Rockwood goes to the dogs with a fun, low-key social hour for dogs and their humans. Monthly activities and a food vendor. Friendly, well-mannered dogs (on a leash) welcome! Meet on the South Lawn. Adults (and dogs)
  2. Thu Sep. 19

    Treasure Hunt: Antique 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 philipnord@newcastlede.gov before appraisal date. Two items per person maximum. Registration required. Adults
  3. Sat Sep. 21

    FREE Admission to Rockwood Museum on Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day
    Rockwood Museum is very excited to be participating in Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day on Saturday, September 21. Click the link below to sign up to get FREE tickets to Rockwood Museum! https://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/venues/museum/rockwood-park-mansion-museum/ Tours are on the hour from 9 a.m. with the last tour leaving at 4 p.m. If volume necessitates tours may also be on the half hour.
  4. Fri Sep. 27

    Murder and Mayhem at the Museum (A Live-Action Murder Mystery Game) - SOLD OUT
    Description: Play a live game of Clue. 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.
  5. Sat Sep. 28

    Murder and Mayhem at the Museum (A Live-Action Murder Mystery Game) - SOLD OUT
    Description: Play a live game of Clue. 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.
  6. Sun Sep. 29

    America's Anchor (Hoopes Reservoir)
    Learn about the history of Delaware’s largest reservoir from Tommy Gears of the Historic Rec Clay Valley, Inc. Ages 14+
  7. Fri Oct. 4

    Murder and Mayhem at the Museum (A Live-Action Murder Mystery Game) - SOLD OUT
    Description: Play a live game of Clue. 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. Sat Oct. 5

    Fall Craft Festival at Rockwood Park
    Over 75 Artisans including yarn artists, jewelry makers, woodworkers, local authors, candle makers, soap makers, quilters, pet portrait artists, wreath makers, handmade cosmetic bags, doll clothes, furniture restorer and furniture makers. Food vendors and live music by The Reflections from 12-2 pm.
  9. Sat Oct. 5

    Murder and Mayhem at the Museum (A Live-Action Murder Mystery Game) - SOLD OUT
    Description: Play a live game of Clue. 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.
  10. Sun Oct. 6

    First Sundays Free
    On the first Sunday of every month, Rockwood offers free admission for the mansion tours, on the hour starting at 12 p.m. Bring your family to tour our lovely Victorian mansion and gain an appreciation of our local history.
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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