Plan Your Visit

Hours of Operation

Park Hours: 
Open Dawn till Dusk 

Park & Museum Office Hours: 
Mon-Sat, 10 am – 4 pm
Sun, 12 – 4 pm 

Museum Hours: 
Thu-Sat, 10 am – 4 pm
Sun, 12 – 4 pm 


MUSEUM & GARDEN TOURS

Don’t see a tour date and time that works for you? Contact us and make a special reservation! 302-761-4340 or carole.mckinney@newcastlede.gov

FREE FIRST SUNDAYS 

Sun | 6/5, 7/3, 8/7 & 9/4

Come try out Rockwood Museum’s self-guided tour for the first time or return to see many fun, new changes – on us! This is our chance to give back to the community and open the doors wide open. (no max)

ROCKWOOD’S SELF-GUIDED TOUR

Touring the museum’s first floor

Thu - Sat | 10-4 pm 

Sun | 12-4 pm 

We have heard the call and are proud to offer a new self-guided alternative to enjoy Rockwood your own way. This tour is open to the first floor of the museum, but don’t worry, the staff will be nearby to answer any questions! Reservations are suggested but walk-ins are welcome. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Use “Art-Reach2022” and “RPPS2022” coupon codes at check out to unlock membership discount – must provide proof of membership at the beginning of the tour. 

GUIDED MUSEUM TOURS

90-minute guided tour

 Fri | 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm
 Sat | 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm

Explore the grandeur, history, and beauty of the Rockwood Mansion, home of the Shipley, Bringhurst, and Hargraves families for 120 years. This tour emphasizes the magnificent mansion interiors and stories of the families that lived there. Reservations are suggested. The tour involves stairs. All ages. Use the “Art-Reach2022” and “RPPS2022” coupon codes at check out to unlock the membership discount – must provide proof of membership at the beginning of the tour.


2022 Holiday Closures: 
•    Monday, Jan 17 – MLK Jr.
•    Sunday, Apr 17 – Easter
•    Monday, May 30 – Memorial Day
•    Monday, Jun 20 – Juneteenth observation
•    Monday, Jul 4 – Independence Day
•    Monday, Sep 5 – Labor Day
•    Monday, Oct 10 – Columbus Day
•    Tuesday, Nov 8 – Election Day
•    Thursday, Nov 24 – Thanksgiving
• Saturday & Sunday, Dec 24 & 25, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day


Special Open Hours on the following NCC holidays: 
•    Monday, Feb 7 – Lincoln’s Birthday
•    Monday, Feb 21 – Washington’s Birthday
•    Friday, Apr 15 – Good Friday
•    Sunday, June 19 – Juneteenth
•    Friday, Nov 11 – Veterans Day
•    Friday, Nov 25 – Day after Thanksgiving
•    Friday, Dec 23 – Day before Christmas Eve  

Become a Member of the Rockwood Park Preservation Society!

Rockwood Park Preservation Society Logo

We invite you to become a member of the Rockwood Park Preservation Society. As a member, you help to preserve and maintain the natural beauty and historical integrity of Rockwood Park and Museum. Membership included FREE museum tours.

Join Now

BECOME AN ART REACH MEMBER

ACCESS DE

Rockwood Park & Museum is excited to partner with Art Reach to make our programming more accessible! With the ACCESS Card, low-income and disabled individuals can engage with our programming for a deeply discounted rate.

Learn more about ACCESS here and how you can participate in this program: www.art-reach.org/ACCESS

ACCESS Discount: $2 General Admission or Tickets with valid ACCESS Card and photo ID

ACCESS Discount: Present your ACCESS card and receive admission or tickets for up to four people, at $2 each.

Not valid with any other offer or group rate. Visitors must present their ACCESS card along with a photo ID to receive the discount. Not valid on special exhibitions, special events or features, or with any other offers or groups rate. ACCESS DE is a region-wide initiative led by Art-Reach. 

Click here to learn more about the ACCESS program