Wednesday, March 26, 2014

“Downton Abbey Costume Cruise” - Motor Coach Trip to Winterthur - 4/10/2014

“Downton Abbey Costume Cruise” - Motor Coach Trip to Winterthur 

The Morris County Historical Society is pleased to offer a “Downton Abbey Costume Cruise” motor coach trip on Thursday, April 10, 2014 to Wilmington, Delaware to view the extraordinary “Costumes of Downton Abbey” exhibit at Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library. The “Costumes of Downton Abbey” exhibition displays forty historically inspired designs from the award-winning television show including Lady Edith’s wedding gown and Lady Mary’s engagement dress. The array is accompanied by photographs and vignettes inspired by Downton Abbey and early 20th century life at Winterthur, the former home of horticulturalist and expert furniture collector Henry Francis du Pont. The costumes are on loan by Cosprop, the world’s leading costumier to film, television, and theater.

The motor coach trip begins at 7:00 am with travel to Winterthur and returns to Morristown by 4:30 pm. Guests will park and board the motor coach at the Westin Governor Morris, 2 Whippany Road, Morristown, New Jersey. The trip package includes round-trip transportation, a ticket for entry to the “Costumes of Downton Abbey” exhibit, a guided tour of the Winterthur mansion, and lunch at the Garden Cafe. Cost is $75 for MCHS members and $90 for non-MCHS members. This purchase is non-refundable. Seating on the motor coach is limited; reservations are requested by April 2, 2014.  For more information and to make reservations please call 973-267-3465, or e-mail at

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