The Revisionists : A Haunted Gothic Walk at Rockwood 2023

Rockwood Park and Museum

4651 Washington Street Extension, Wilmington, DE 19809

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Walk With Us

On a tour through the gardens of Historic Rockwood, and the eerie atmosphere of a true mid 19th century Gothic setting. Learn about the Obscure Order of Revisionists, a secret society with a supernatural mission. Your guide, a Revisionist, will take you on a lantern-lit walk through the grounds while telling five bone chilling tales of strange events from the last hundred years. Enjoy a mobile storytelling and dramatic experience from some of the areas best actors & performers, that harkens back to the golden age of the ghost story. Hear never-before-told, original tales of suspense, macabre Victorian customs and harrowing experiences of a compelling cast of characters. On your terrifying trek, your group MAY even encounter some of the troubled spirits who haunt the mansion to this day. This event is co-sponsored by: New Castle County and Rockwood museum.

Arrival and Parking

Please arrive at Rockwood Museum at least 15 minutes before your scheduled tour time. Plenty of free parking is available at the event. Details will be provided in your ticket confirmation email.


Attendees must be able to traverse paths and occasional uneven surfaces. This is an outdoor walking tour; please wear appropriate shoes. Surfaces include grass, gravel, bricks, and paved areas.

Speakeasy Drinks

Grab a Drink and take it on the Walk! The fine folks at the RPPS (Rockwood Park Preservation Society) have created a Speakeasy bar for drinks while you wait, AND while you walk on your tour. Cheers!


The is an all weather event, and will take place in the light rain. Please bring an umbrella if rain occurs. The Poplar Hall team will keep a close eye on the weather for each scheduled night and reach out to report status if very bad weather is in the forecast.

Dress to Thrill

We welcome and encourage our audience to dress in their Gothic/Victorian era finery and help us further set the mood for our stories and take you back in time! For some fun wardrobe ideas, visit

Age Recommendations

This performance is a very dark representation of Gothic/Victorian short story subject matter, with scary moments. Therefore the minimum age for entry is 13 years old and above.

COVID-19 Considerations

The Poplar Hall team is concerned for your safety and request that all guests follow COVID-19 protocols for Delaware.

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Refund Policy:

No refunds or returns.

Cancellation Policy:

An event can only be canceled by the venue and/or event organizer. If the venue or event organizer cancels an event, you will be refunded within 4 business days of the event date for your purchase.

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Rockwood Park and Museum
4651 Washington Street Extension
Wilmington, DE 19809