Growing in the Conservatory: The Botanical Collection @ Rockwood

Next Event:
Saturday, February 11, 2023
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join Rockwood staff within one of America's oldest attached Conservatories to discuss this architectural jewel and the unique origins of the plants collected there. Many of these plants were popularized in America and Europe through global colonization efforts by Western powers. When available, more information will be provided about the 19th century plant specimens originally collected by the Conservatory’s first owner, Joseph Shipley, an amateur botanist. Ages 14+. Use “Art-Reach2022” and “RPPS2022” coupon code at check out to unlock membership discount – must provide proof of membership at beginning of tour. Tour involves some stairs.

Address:
Rockwood Park and Museum

4651 Washington Street Extension Wilmington, DE 19809

Admission:

$15 NR, $10 R

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