Exhibits, Events and Programs

  1. Sat Mar. 30

    Scouts and Pets Learn how to choose a pet that’s right for you and make sure it stays healthy and happy or find out how to take the best care of the pet you already have. Earn your Pet Badge in the process. Registration required by calling (302) 761-4340. Registration required. Ages 6-10
  2. Tue Apr. 2

    White Glove Evenings a the Museum Visit after hours from an up-close-and personal look at our museum archives. Hear the stories behind the objects. White gloves provided for handling objects. Registration required by calling (302) 761-4340. Adults
  3. Sat Apr. 13

    Hummingbirds are Here! Find out about the fascinating life of a hummingbird, their habitat and how to identify the different species that visit your feeder. Presented by Charles Shattuck, Wild Birds Unlimited. All ages
  4. Sun Apr. 14

    History, Now and Then History comes alive with historians, dignitaries and stories about historic places in New Castle County. Registration required by calling (302) 761-4340. Ages 12-Adults
  5. Sun Apr. 14

    Training Your Dog: A Short Course Learn the fundamentals of dog training to help your dog be a good boy. Registration required. Ages 14-Adults
  6. Wed Apr. 17

    YAPPY Hour Rockwood goes to the dogs with a fun, lowkey social hour for dogs and their humans. Each month, come for activities and a food vendor for all to enjoy. Friendly, well-mannered dogs on a leash are welcome! Adults (and dogs)
  7. Sat Apr. 20

    Dog Adoption Day with Faithful Friends Meet a forever friend at our adoption event. Additional fee for adoption. All ages
  8. Sat Apr. 20

    GHOST TOUR: PARANORMAL INVESTIGATION Visit the attic and basement of the mansion. An exploration of paranormal activity and in-depth study using advanced equipment. Tour is often accompanied by a psychic or medium. Must be able to traverse many stairs. Registration required. Adults
  9. Thu May 2

    Terrariums Make a place for plants to thrive. Additional $5 materials fee due at class. Registration requested. All ages
  10. Sat May 4

    Dog-Gone Fun Day! Bring your pup out for this joint event with Bellevue State Park. Enjoy doggie treats and demonstrations at Bellevue, then hike the Greenway to Rockwood or drive over for more doggie fun! Meet at the Hunter Barn at Bellevue Park to walk or meet us at Rockwood’s lower parking lot. All dogs must be on a leash. All ages
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