Rockwood is an English-style country estate and museum located in Wilmington, Delaware. Built between 1851-1854 by banker Joseph Shipley, Rockwood is an excellent example of Rural Gothic Revival Architecture.To visit Rockwood Park & Museum on your holiday in Wilmington, and find out what else Wilmington has to offer, use our Wilmington.
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
Rockwood Park & Museum reviews
We went to Rockwood Park to attend the FREE Merry & Bright Holiday Lights drive-thru display. It was offered the weekend of December 5/6 from 6-9pm. We got there around 6pm and the line was... more »
I thoroughly enjoyed our private tour with Leone for Newark History Museum volunteers. She was a wonderful guide and very passionate about the Museum. It was interesting hearing about the Shipley and.... more »
I did the murder mystery and it was so much fun! The place is beautiful, the staff is friendly. I would do every event here if i could! It's an amazing place to visit, especially for the history.
Gothic structures, beautiful scenery. It's likenstepoing back in time. Peaceful, tranquil location. Great to mediate & become one w/ nature.😋😊
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