Yours to Love and to Know
Explore the elegance of a 77-room Mansion, a Chauffeur's Garage with vintage automobiles, and 200-acres of French-inspired formal gardens, grounds, and woodlands.
Open April 1st – December 30th with business hours Tuesday-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Last entry is 4 p.m.)
Alfred I. duPont's Birthday
Join us as we celebrate Alfred I. duPont's birthday with an ice cream truck and live music in the gardens.
Third Thursday Events
May 18, June 15, July 20, Aug. 17
Live music in the gardens with beer, wine, food trucks, and half-price admission.
Dog Days of August
Aug. 1 - Aug. 31
Programs, contests, and more all month long to highlight the duPont's love of dogs.
Visit the Mansion, Chauffeur's Garage, Gardens and the Estate grounds.
|Ages 62+, active military, student with ID|
|Ages 6-16. Free entry for children under 5|
|2 adults and up to 4 children|
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
Entrance is located on the campus of Nemours Children's Health, follow signs for Nemours Estate.
A Legacy for Children's Health
We share our campus and legacy with caring for children at Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware. Alfred I. duPont's philanthropy and vision created The Nemours Foundation which has grown and evolved into one of the largest children's health systems in the country today.
Frequently Asked Questions
We are available to transport guests if needed. This is easily arranged when you arrive at the Estate.
Self-guided with trained interpretive staff available. Guided walking and shuttle garden tours are offered April – October, please inquire upon arrival.
Children of all ages will find something fun to discover at Nemours Estate. Baby changing stations are located in the Mansion. Strollers are permitted in the Gardens only. Children 16 and under must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult at all times.
The Mansion and paved roads throughout the property are ADA-accessible, however, the gardens and grounds are not.
Water is available for guests and picnics are encouraged. Please bring a blanket to spread on the ground, picnic tables are not available.
Professional and group photo shoots are not permitted in the Mansion. Large equipment, props and costumes, and use of facilities are not allowed.
Only service animals as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act are permitted if such animals are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for individuals with disabilities.
We do not allow weddings or receptions.
For media requests email us
We are committed to providing each and every guest with a quality experience. If you have concerns, questions, or need special assistance, please contact us at (302) 651-6912.