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Your Kids Will Love It!

A family membership costs $65 for a family up to six members (2 adults and 4 kids living in the... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
davidlQ4386QX
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Wilmington, Delaware
More fun than I expected!

We went on an "open house tour" day otherwise we would have had to schedule a time and have at... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2016
Dansjen
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Delmarva Peninsula
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13 Aug 2017
“Nice hike in Auburn Heights”
19 Oct 2016
“Your Kids Will Love It!”
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Auburn Heights Preserve is part of Delaware State Parks. The site features a Victorian mansion that is fully antique furnished, hiking and biking trails, picnic areas, scenic views, and much more! The property also houses the Marshall Steam Museum...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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3000 Creek Road, Yorklyn, DE 19736
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+1 302-239-5687
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Spent a lovely afternoon walking along the paved and unpaved trails in Auburn Heights, walked the Woodlands and Meadow trails and did the paved loop twice. It was a pleasant walk and very pleasant view. Lovely way to get in some exercise while catching up...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

A family membership costs $65 for a family up to six members (2 adults and 4 kids living in the same household). It entitles you to a year's worth of Steaming Days and four rides per Day and access to the grounds and the Marshall...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

We went on an "open house tour" day otherwise we would have had to schedule a time and have at least 8 in our group. This was not a steamin' day so the trains were not running but we would love to go back when...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Dansjen
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Informative display of Stanley steam cars in the museum--even includes an electric car. For special events and "Steamin' Days" (first Sunday of the month June - November), rides are offered on some of the cars and 1/8 size train. Then tour the Marshall Mansion, Queen...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Rock1774
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Had a great tour of the Marshall hme and museum. The guide was very good and explained the history behind the home. Mr Marshall is still alive 92 years old, he still visits the park almost daily. He donated the home and museum to the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Lstapen
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This house was built in 1897 and is really worth seeing. They give you a very comprehensive tour of the whole house. There is a little train ride that is only open one day a month. There is a lot of history here

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank ecurblebo
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This estate houses two very important collections. The Stanley steamers and the scale steam trains you can ride on. We enjoyed the visit and rode on a steam driven bus and the trains around the estate. It is a shame that this attraction is only...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank vrrooom
Reviewed 22 January 2016

largest collection of Stanley Steam cars that you can learn to drive a scale train that you can ride around the grounds on the open house days - and there is even a tunnel they have an old DuPont Electric car they sell Popcorn that...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Careful_Travler
Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

A nice ride through back roads to site. The home is original, authentic: tour at your own pace with docents in each room to present and answer questions. The grounds include rides in 1914 electric cars, Stanley. Steamer, and ride on top of steam railroad...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank grammysuesue
Reviewed 3 September 2013

My wife having been to the Marshall house many years ago wanted to re-visit with our family. We went ahead and made a donation which allowed us a couple of set of tickets for family and friends. Tickets can be purchased upon arrival, but plan...More

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank JonesFamily818
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