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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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Enjoy free admission through March 13, 2015 when you visit Hagley Museum and Library. Some exceptions may apply.
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The Celebrity Chefs’ Brunch showcases epicurean delights from highly acclaimed chefs from across the United States. In guests can participate in a silent auction for high-end culinary and travel packages.
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Wilmington's annual film festival showcases "movies that matter" with more than 50 screenings of independent, foreign and documentary films over four days at Penn Cinema Riverfront.
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Deerfield's Sunday Brunch is a Best Of Delaware award winner five years running and was recently named one of Open Table Diners' Top 100 Sunday Brunches In America.
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Featured Events

"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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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

February 3, 2015 – March 29, 2015
Winter is anything but cold, dreary and snowy in our Gardens. Step inside our warm 4-acre Conservatory. Breathe in fresh air and see how our horticulture
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Hockessin. It’s a great small town with a really great small-town Fourth of July parade. It’s the perfect starting place for a Sunday drive through the Red Clay Valley Scenic Byway, where the covered bridges and old mills and winding roads will make you feel far, far removed from the city. And it’s the gateway […] 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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