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Nemours Mansion & Gardens

850 Alapocas Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803-4544
+1 800-651-6912
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The Mansion is Spectacular

Researching this place, the thing to see there seemed to be the garage with the cars. That was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Utica, New York
Must See Attraction in Wilmington Delaware

What I Liked Best: - This place is awesome in terms of beauty and history - Not crowded so we were... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Nemours Estate is open for visitation during the regular season May - mid November. Self guided; accessed by walking or from shuttle. Cameras are permitted. The Estate is CLOSED on Mondays.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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850 Alapocas Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803-4544
+1 800-651-6912
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Researching this place, the thing to see there seemed to be the garage with the cars. That was cool but the mansion was incredible. You can easily spend a half day in the mansion. The mansion is self guided and a lot of it is...More

Thank czihi
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What I Liked Best: - This place is awesome in terms of beauty and history - Not crowded so we were able to tour at a leisurely pace - Staff/Tour Guides are very knowledgable about the history of the place - This is a place...More

Thank banyuhays
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get a glimpse into the cushy lives of the DuPont rich and not so famous. The house and grounds are beautiful, interesting and well- maintained. A well spent morning or afternoon. Allow 3-4 hours

1  Thank seredukec
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful house where anyone feels like they can live unlike the huge cottages in Newport RI. The volunteers know all the details which make the tour more interesting. Again after visiting Winterthur, The Nemours Mansion, and the Hagley Museum aforementioned one gets...More

Thank CJVE04
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautifully manicured grounds designed with French influence yet many areas left in natural state. One of the smaller DuPont homes yet has unique features. An elevator makes for convenient tour of three floors. The third Mrs DuPont resided in the home into the 70's. DuPont...More

Thank 391Nan63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This historic estate owned by Alfred DuPont is an impressive site, well worth seeing if you are interested in gorgeous architecture and flower filled grounds. We arrived early, around 10 a.m., opening time, on a Wednesday morning and it was not very busy. Start by...More

1  Thank SuzyQu15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour starts with a film about the life of Alfred I duPont, who built the mansion. Once we arrived at the mansion - you have to take a bus from the visitor center to get there - we immediately went on a 30 minute...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the mansion is well preserved and we got an outstanding tour from one of the docents. Gardens are very formal. They do an excellent job of limiting the traffic to the mansion so that you have plenty of time to tour and see what you...More

Thank LT652014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small group of us had a tour guide take us through the mansion. It was fabulous, fascinating, and so informative! I am so glad we didn't just wander through on our own; we never would have learned so much about the mansion and the...More

Thank csb847
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group of five and arranged to have a friend guide us. We would have missed so much by just wandering through the house self-guided. Our guide was so informative, and provided so much background detail we otherwise would have. Issued.it was a...More

Thank skhobbs
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18 May 2017|
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Response from tlscorpio | Reviewed this property |
They no longer take reservations. They now allow children, so it can get pretty crazy during peak times. No more guided tours and now there are many restrictions on where to go. It's OK now, but it used to be so much better... More
Amanda B
9 March 2017|
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Response from smoke501 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Celeste. A half day is perfect to see everything. There is a cafe on the grounds for a quick lunch and they have a fabulous grilled cheese sandwich!
27 January 2017|
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Response from NemoursGuestServices | Property representative |
We are closed for the winter and will reopen May 2. 2017. Hours for Saturday will be 10am -5pm and Sunday noon-5pm. We look forward to your visit.