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Truck and Tractor Day

October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

$6 – $20

October 5, 2019

10:00 am–4:00 pm

Join us for the 7th Annual Truck and Tractor Day at Winterthur—a fun day filled with lots of large equipment sure to delight the wheel-oriented kids in your family. Climb a tree like a real arborist, explore tractors, modern farm vehicles, and the Winterthur fire trucks, and enjoy a hayride, arts and crafts, and more! For tickets, call 800.448.3883 or purchase online. Get into Truck and Tractor Day FREE as a Member with this limited-time Membership offer.  Members Only! Beat the crowds and come early.  Members are invited to join us at Truck and Tractor Day beginning at 9:00 am before the estate and event open to the general public.

  • Discover 30 tractors and other pieces of estate equipment.
  • Hop onto one of the original Winterthur farm trucks and see how a modern backhoe and crane work. Feel free to take pictures and ask our knowledgeable staff and volunteers questions.
  • Learn about the Winterthur Fire Department!
  • Meet our firefighters and put out a “fire” with our pumper truck. Hop aboard the fire truck and try on real “turnout gear.”
  • Enjoy a hotdog, pretzels, and ice cream!
  • Take a hayride through the estate!
  • Enjoy the beautiful autumn weather and changing leaves.
  • Climb a tree!
  • Put on a safety harness and climb a tree, just like a real arborist.
  • Get creative with farm- and tractor-related crafts.
  • Look for helmets, badges, and coloring book giveaways!

Proceeds support the Winterthur Fire Department. Members free. Included with general admission. Rain or shine event.

Photo credit: Courtesy of Winterthur


October 5, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
$6 – $20
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807 United States
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