Pierre du Pont created Longwood Gardens and people come from all over the US and foreign countries to visit this magnificent attraction set on 1050 acres. Even in the winter it is worth a visit to their 4 acre under glass conservatory. Be sure to check their web site for information on the fountain shows and concerts. . 610-388-1000.
Home of E. I. du Pont Hagley is the first du Pont home in the new world. Eleutherian Mills, built in 1803, is set among 230 acres of trees and flowering shrubs and overlooks the Brandywine River 302-658-2400.
Nemours, built by A. I. du Pont between 1909-1910 sits on 300 acres and contains 102 rooms, and is a fine example of a modified Louis XVI French chateau. Reservations for tours which take 2 to 2 1/2 hours are strongly advised. 302-651-6912.
Also known as the Wyeth Museum because it has paintings by N.C., Andrew, and Jamie Wyeth. It also has works by other artists of the Brandywine School of art such as Howard Pyle and a changing display of other art. The museum is on the Brandywine River in Chadds Ford, . 610-388 2700.
19 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103. Hours of operation:
Friday, 10am-9pm (10am-5pm during August)
Saturday & Sunday, 10am-5pm
The Museum is closed Thanksgiving Day, December 24th, December 25th, and January 1st.
Great musesum of medical oddities. items of memorabilia of famous scientists and physicians, and medical illustrations in the form of lantern slides, 35 mm slides, photographs, drawings, and prints. In addition, the College collections include over 160 portraits in oil and other media.