Exhibits, Events and Programs

  1. Fri Sep. 27

    Murder and Mayhem at the Museum (A Live-Action Murder Mystery Game) - SOLD OUT Description: Play a live game of Clue. Search through Rockwood Mansion and track down the clues to find the killer and the weapon. Dress the part and win a prize for the best costume. Registration Required. Adults.
  2. Sat Sep. 28

    Murder and Mayhem at the Museum (A Live-Action Murder Mystery Game) - SOLD OUT Description: Play a live game of Clue. Search through Rockwood Mansion and track down the clues to find the killer and the weapon. Dress the part and win a prize for the best costume. Registration Required. Adults.
  3. Sun Sep. 29

    America's Anchor (Hoopes Reservoir) Learn about the history of Delaware’s largest reservoir from Tommy Gears of the Historic Rec Clay Valley, Inc. Ages 14+
  4. Fri Oct. 4

    Murder and Mayhem at the Museum (A Live-Action Murder Mystery Game) - SOLD OUT Description: Play a live game of Clue. Search through Rockwood Mansion and track down the clues to find the killer and the weapon. Dress the part and win a prize for the best costume. Registration Required. Adults.
  5. Sat Oct. 5

    Fall Craft Festival at Rockwood Park Over 75 Artisans including yarn artists, jewelry makers, woodworkers, local authors, candle makers, soap makers, quilters, pet portrait artists, wreath makers, handmade cosmetic bags, doll clothes, furniture restorer and furniture makers. Food vendors and live music by The Reflections from 12-2 pm.
  6. Sat Oct. 5

    Murder and Mayhem at the Museum (A Live-Action Murder Mystery Game) - SOLD OUT Description: Play a live game of Clue. Search through Rockwood Mansion and track down the clues to find the killer and the weapon. Dress the part and win a prize for the best costume. Registration Required. Adults.
  7. Sun Oct. 6

    First Sundays Free On the first Sunday of every month, Rockwood offers free admission for the mansion tours, on the hour starting at 12 p.m. Bring your family to tour our lovely Victorian mansion and gain an appreciation of our local history.
  8. Sat Oct. 12

    All About Bats Learn all about bats and their habitats from Charles Shattuck from Wild Birds Unlimited. Should we be afraid or welcome them? Ages 12+ Call (302) 761-4340 to register.
  9. Thu Oct. 17

    Treasure Hunt: Antique Appraisals Now is the time to check your attic, base¬ment, garage, closets, desk drawers and old steamer trunks to find lost treasures and bring them to be evaluated and appraised. These non-binding appraisals will be based on condition, rarity, material, workmanship and, if it can be determined, who made the item. Philip Nord, Rockwood Museum Director and certified Antiques Appraiser will evaluate your vintage trea¬sures. (Limit two items per person. Sorry, no paintings or jewelry.)
  10. Wed Oct. 23

    Design Your Own Jewelry at Rockwood A night at the Carriage House as we learn the art of jewelry making. Make a necklace and matching earrings. Call (302) 761-4340 to register.
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  1. Philip Nord

    Park & Museum Director

  2. Physical Address
    4651 Washington St. Extension
    Wilmington, DE 19809

    Mailing Address
    610 Shipley Road
    Wilmington, DE 19809

    Phone: (302) 761-4340

    Rentals

    (302) 761-1722


Find more events and programs in the Happenings Guide.

The New Castle County's 2019 Happenings