Trips - Winterthur House Tour, The Crown Exhibit & Buckley's Tavern
Whether you ar a costume aficionado, fashionista, historian, or avid The Crown fan, you will truly enjoy this one-of-a-kind exhibition and immerse yourself in a world apart. Winterthur, the 1,000 acre country estate of Henry Francis DuPont (1880-1969, encompasses rolling hills, streams, meadows, and forests. Experience 175 rooms, furnished with exquisite antiques, where the DuPont's entertained in grand style.
Take a day to experience the lush gardens on the tram tour, take in the costumes of The Crown, a tour of the magnificent house and museum with time at the gift shop. Inspired by the fictional program and by real life at Winterthur, visitors have the chance to step into, and experience, the world of Netflix's "The Crown" and the contrasting world of Winterthur founder Henry Francis DuPont and his contemporaries in the first half of the 20th century.
Costumes of the Crown is an original exhibition of exquisite designs from the award-winning television series. From the dazzling gold of Queen Elizabeth's coronation robe to the simple sophistication of Princess Margaret's wedding dress, from the majesty of royal crowns and tiaras to the comfort of clothes worn in private family moments. Costume THE CROWN will feature 40 iconic costumes from the beloved Emmy award-winning Netflix series, a dramatized history of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.
Afterward, enjoy a lunch at nearby historic Buckley's Tavern, established in 1817. With a history of its own, step back in time to a former home, blacksmith shop and tollhouse. Take in the history while enjoying a delicious lunch before your end to an historic and regal day. A rare combination of beauty, history, learning....and a bit of television as well.