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Nemours Mansion & Gardens

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Fantastic in Every Way

This estate is a must see if visiting the area. The grounds are spectacular and the mansion is... read more

Reviewed today
South Dennis , MA
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Unbelieveable beauty

By all means take the guided tour in the house and ride the shuttle around the gardens. The statues... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul R
Canfield, Ohio
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Owned and developed by our founder, Alfred I. duPont (1864-1935), Nemours Estate comprises an exquisite, 77-room mansion, the largest formal French gardens in North America, a Chauffeur's Garage housing a collection of vintage automobiles used on...more
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850 Alapocas Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803-4544
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Reviewed today via mobile

This estate is a must see if visiting the area. The grounds are spectacular and the mansion is truly a historical gem. You get a true feel for Alfred DuPont and the love he had for the entire estate. It was our first trip but...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

By all means take the guided tour in the house and ride the shuttle around the gardens. The statues are gorgeous and gardens are perfectly manicured. The entire house and contents were donated so the guided tour gives much more explanation of all the contents.

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have lived in the area for many years and have not visited the mansion. I can tell you that it was far beyond any experience at a historical location we have ever had. The house, grounds and even the garage were jaw droppingly beautiful....More

Thank klausperch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited the Mansion 2 times in different times of the year. I do recommend the Christmas time because they decorate the whole mansion and it is magical. The person that gives the tour is very knowledgeable and Alfred I DuPont story is very...More

1  Thank fclavij0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful classic home and grounds. When touring the house you feel as though you were in a French period chateau. Well worth the entrance fee. A great add on if visiting Longwood gardens, only 8 miles away.

1  Thank Tomkam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an enjoyable day we had visiting the Nemours Mansion! The tours are in groups of 6-8, so it is very intimate. All of the tour guides are very knowledgeable about the family history, art work, and furnishings. So interesting to see it as a...More

1  Thank Terri W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great insight into an important duPont family members life and skills. 1900s vintage mansion with futuristic engineering like backup energy sources, designed by Mr. duPont

1  Thank gjrobb16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with a friend, who is about to move and had never been, and we had a wonderful day to remember. I couldn't take it all in and am planning on returning in the next couple weeks with another friend who will be visiting from...More

1  Thank Linda K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Nemours with our family when we evacuated from Hurricane Flo. The staff was absolutely amazing, the house was magnificent!! This is a must see if in the area!!

1  Thank Nina C
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Great history lesson, well worth a visit. The house and grounds are well maintained. Will need a good amount of time to see and experience the whole estate. Prepare for some walking, we were exhausted after 2 hours. The guided tour of the house is...More

Thank ricktull
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Mary-Kate R
3 October 2018|
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Response from Linda K | Reviewed this property |
The tours are included in the price and if you would like to take the Garden tour on the shuttle too, it’s also included. Everyone MUST take their shuttles inside the property and out too. I would plan on at least 2-3... More
24 May 2018|
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Response from Jo-Ann M | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure but there is no food there. As I recall they do have tickets so I would imagine that they would allow you to go out and return. Best to confirm with them to be sure. Jo-Ann
Cathy F
12 January 2018|
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Response from NemoursGuestServices | Property representative |
Hi Cathy, There is an elevator to all of the floors of the house as well as a chair lift, so the whole house is accessible. We are currently closed for the winter though and will reopen in May. We hope to see you then and... More