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A Winterthur Christmas & The Crown Exhibit

A Winterthur Christmas & The Crown Exhibit

Come and join Perkiomen as we enjoy a delicious lunch at the Mendenhall Inn, tour Winterthur with the added experience of The Crown exhibit, and drive-thru Herr's annual spectacular Christmas lights display. This is a tour you won't want to miss.

Winterthur (pronounced “winter-tour”) is the premier museum of American decorative arts, with an unparalleled collection of nearly 90,000 objects made or used in America between about 1640 and 1860. The collection is displayed in the magnificent 175-room house, much as it was when the du Pont family lived there, as well as in permanent and changing exhibition galleries.

 

Tour Includes

  • Transportation

  • Lunch at the Mendenhall Inn

  • Winterthur Museum with Costuming THE CROWN exhibit

  • Winterthur Yuletide Tour

  • Herr's Christmas Lights Display

  • Requires Extended Amounts of Walking

Day 1

Our holiday experience begins with lunch at the award winning Mendenhall Inn which stands alone as one of the great destinations in the Brandywine Valley. After our lunch, be ready to experience Christmas at Winterthur; a visit that will provide one of the Brandywine Valley's most spectacular holiday showcases! Yuletide at Winterthur embraces the warmth and festivity of the season with a magnificent holiday tour of Henry Francis du Pont's mansion as well as breathtaking trees glittering with ornaments, dazzling room displays, a magical dollhouse, and the opportunity to shop and create new memories. As an added bonus with today's visit is the opportunity to experience The Crown exhibit during your free time. From the dazzling gold of Queen Elizabeth's coronation robe to the simple sophistication of Princess Margaret's wedding dress, from the majesty of royal crowns and tiaras to the comfort of clothes worn in private family moments, Costuming THE CROWN features 40 iconic costumes from the beloved Emmy® award-winning Netflix series, a dramatized history of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. After experiencing the magic that is Winterthur, we're off for another Christmas experience; the spectacular holiday light display at Herr's Snack Factory where guests will see decorated trees, shrubs, and even some reindeer.

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Timed Itinerary


11:30AM Approximate arrival at Mendenhall Inn
11:30AM - 1:00PM Lunch at Mendenhall Inn
1:30PM Be at Winterthur Visitor Center for Shuttle to Museum
Free Time for galleries & Costuming THE CROWN exhibit
3:00PM - 4:00PM Winterthur Yuletide Tour
4:00PM Shuttle back to Visitor Center
5:15PM - 5:45PM Herr's Christmas Lights Display

Lunch Choices


1. Chicken Piccata with light lemon, capers and white wine cream sauce
2. Filet of flounder served with herb butter and crab imperial
3. Herb crusted pork tenderloin finished with peppercorn au poivre sauce
4. Vegetarian Option
5. Gluten Free Option

All dishes also include wedding soup with meatballs, potato, seasonal vegetables, NY Cheesecake, coffee & tea.

Please note

Our intention is to run each tour as originally planned and published. However, if deemed necessary to do so, Perkiomen Tours reserves the right to make changes to tour components, schedules or itineraries without prior notification.

Tips for Perkiomen motorcoach drivers and tour escorts are not included in the price of this tour. We feel that these gratuities should be extended on an individual basis and dictated by the level of service provided.

Motorcoach seating is assigned at the time of reservation but can not be guaranteed. Although we do our best to keep each traveler in the seat assigned at the time of reservation, there are times that it is necessary to move seat locations. Please be sure to verify your final seat number(s) with your driver at the time of boarding.

To fully participate in this tour may require extended amounts of walking. There may be steps, inclines, uneven surfaces or extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitation should take this into consideration.

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Allentown - Motorcoach Calvary Temple Church
3436 Winchester Rd., Allentown, PA 18104
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Boyertown Town Plaza - CVS
811 E Philadelphia Ave, Boyertown, PA 19512
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Pennsburg - Motorcoach Perkiomen Tours Office
875 Main St, Pennsburg, PA 18073
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Pottstown Pottstown Shopping Center (Boston Market/Walmart)
223 Shoemaker Rd, Pottstown, PA 19464
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