SOME HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:
Longwood Gardens, one of the world’s great garden treasures and the former estate of Pierre S. du Pont, invites guests to explore more than 1,077 acres of dazzling outdoor beauty and one of the largest conservatories in America.
Jenkins Arboretum & Garden
Jenkins Arboretum and Garden, an outstanding natural retreat, is a husband’s living memorial to his wife. As you walk among the rainbow of azaleas and rhododendrons, you’ll experience life in a dense forest.
Known as a “pleasure garden,” Chanticleer is designed to illustrate the beauty of the art of horticulture. View vegetable gardens complemented by cut-flower gardens, or woodlands surrounded by grasses and sweet-smelling herbs.
Brandywine River Museum of Art
Discover an outstanding collection of American art housed in a 19th century mill with beautiful gardens surrounding the property along the Brandywine River. Renowned for its holdings of the Wyeth family of artists, the museum features galleries dedicated to the work of N.C., Andrew and Jamie Wyeth.
Mt. Cuba Center
The spotlight is on native plants at Mt. Cuba Center, where elegant formal gardens, woodland landscapes, and serene pastures encompass the former estate of Lammot du Pont Copeland
Winterthur Museum & Library
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library features an outstanding American collection of antiques and a glorious garden. Winterthur was once the home of Henry Francis du Pont.
Nemours Mansion & Gardens
Nemours Mansion and Gardens, once the home of Alfred I. du Pont, is a French-style chateau furnished with antique furniture, rare rugs, tapestries and outstanding works of art, all set among spectacular French formal gardens.
Hagley Museum and Library
Visit restored mills, a workers community and the ancestral estate of the duPont family. Located on 235 acres along the banks of the Brandywine in Wilmington, Delaware, Hagley is the site of the gunpowder works founded by E. I. du Pont in 1802.
Tyler Arboretum encompasses 650 acres of rare plants, ancient trees and historic buildings and natural landscapes. The Butterfly House and Garden offer visitors a unique up-close look at native butterflies.
The Philadelphia Zoo
The Philadelphia Zoo, America’s first zoo, is home to more than 1,300 rare and endangered animals from around the world. Whether a first-time visitor or a long-time supporter, you will find something new each time you walk through our 43-acre Victorian Garden.
America Garden Capital
See the full list of public gardens that make up Americas Garden Capital here. Visit more than 30 public gardens, arboreta, and historic landscapes, all located within 30 miles of our landmark city.
America’s Garden Capital Passport
The America’s Garden Capital Passport is an exclusive guide to exploring the region’s public gardens. Use the passport to log garden visits to all 36 gardens located here in America’s Garden Capital!