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Enchanting Gardens
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A romantic tale of two cultures, two centuries and two different worlds.

Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley is a destination marked by sharp contrast. Town and Gardens. Beauty and Brains. Past and Present. Historic and Hip. It is these contrasts that make each experience more vibrant, each moment more distinct and each sight more authentic and beautiful.

In every direction, Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley blends the arts, dining and entertainment amenities of the city with the history and beauty of the surrounding countryside. So whatever your mood, whatever your passion, we invite you to experience our perfect mix of history, culture and gardens. Urbane and urban. Town and garden. College and commerce. A place to lose yourself in nature, hearken back to history or tap into the heartbeat of the city.

 

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Highlights
Make the the Brandywine Treasure Trail Passport part of your summer getaway plans. Each Passport provides access to 11 top area attractions throughout the summer of 2015.
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Skate the Horizon Services Riverfront Rink, Wilmington’s own open-air skating venue along the Christina River. Fun for all ages.
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Enjoy free admission through March 13, 2015 when you visit Hagley Museum and Library. Some exceptions may apply.
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Book the Shop and Drop package at the all new Hampton Inn & Suites and you can receive a $25 Christiana Mall gift card. Makes the perfect girlfriend getaway!
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Get your hands wet in the new 600 gallon Touch Tank Aquarium at the Delaware Children's Museum while you learn about the tank's marine inhabitants.
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Don't miss the hot hoops action of the Delaware 87ers, affiliate of the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers, on their home court at the University of Delaware's Bob Carpenter Center. Affordable family fun.
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Featured Events

Jamie Wyeth Retrospective

January 17, 2015 – April 5, 2015
The first major retrospective of the art of Jamie Wyeth (born 1946). Featuring more than 100 works, Jamie Wyeth Retrospective examines six decades of the
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Orchid Extravaganza at Longwood Gardens

January 24, 2015 – March 29, 2015
Escape the cold of winter during Orchid Extravaganza. Explore a magical world of orchids where thousands of colorful blooms drape from walls, flow from
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OSCAR WILDE’S: ILLUSTRATING DEATH AND DESIRE

February 7, 2015 – May 10, 2015
Oscar Wilde’s Salomé: Illustrating Death and Desire will feature artists’ interpretations throughout the ages of this controversial play.
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"A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans & the Art

March 1, 2015 – January 3, 2016
This exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art including decorated manuscripts (fraktur), textiles,
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“In many ways, the breakfast is the most important meal of the day, because it is the meal that gets the day started. It should not be eaten hurriedly, and all the family, so far as possible, should partake of it together. And above all, it should be made up of easily digested foods, and […] READ MORE

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The Visitors Center operates Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST. Our toll-free number is 1-800-489-6664

100 West 10th Street, Suite 20 Wilmington, DE 19801
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