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Rockwood Mansion & Park

Map610 Shipley Rd.
Wilmington, DE 19809
302-761-4340
    Categories:
  • History Museums & Sites
  • Holiday
  • Nature

Description:

Once the estate of banker Joseph Shipley in the mid-1800s, Rockwood is now a public park that features a historic garden & mansion with a museum. Kids can run up and down hills and climb on boulders throughout the park. Rockwood is dog-friendly, so you can bring Fido too. Guided garden tours, stroller walks and historical crafts & other family programs offered.

Nov2010History

KIDBIT: Is the mansion haunted? Use ghost-hunting equipment and find out during the teen-friendly Paranormal Adventure through the house (12 and up).

Additional Information:

County: DE - New Castle County
Ages: All Ages/Families
Elementary School Age
Middle School & Teens
Parents
Toddlers & Preschoolers
Offers Field Trips?: yes
Grades for Field Trips: 0 Early Ed / Preschool
0 Kindergarten
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