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Hagley Museum and Library

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  • 298 Buck Road East
  • Wilmington, DE 19807
  • Phone: (302) 658-2400
  • Fax: (302) 658-3267
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Located on 235 acres along the banks of the Brandywine River in Wilmington, Delaware, Hagley is the site of the gunpowder works founded by E. I. du Pont in 1802. Hagley Museum and Gardens is an example of early American industry including restored mills, a workers' community, and the ancestral home and gardens of the du Pont family. Hagley Museum and Gardens offers educational exhibits year-round and exciting seasonal events.

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All-American Day

  • Address: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Enjoy a historically accurate nineteenth-century “Base Ball” game between Diamond State Base Ball Club and Excelsior Base Ball Club of… View Details

Author Talk: "The Amish Quilt Craze: Art, Business, and Authenticity"

  • Address: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807
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In this Author Talk, Janneken Smucker discusses the Amish Quilt craze. Smucker seeks to understand how the term "Amish" became a style and… View Details

H2 Oh! Walking Tour

  • Address: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday
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Visitors discover the evolution of water power at Hagley from the water wheel to the steam engine and ways the DuPont Company harnessed the power of… View Details

Hagley Car Show

  • Address: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Browse through more than 500 antique and restored cars that date from the early 1900s-1980s. The show features vehicle parades, motoring music, video… View Details

Hagley Science Saturday: The Physics of Baseball

  • Address: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Experiment and innovate with our new series of family activities: Science Saturdays! Stop by the fourth Saturday of every month for a new hands-on… View Details

Science Saturdays: Leaf Packs

  • Address: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Experiment and innovate with our new series of family activities: Science Saturdays! Stop by the fourth Saturday of every month for a new hands-on… View Details

Walking Tour: “Rocks and Roll Mills”

  • Address: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Visitors explore the geology of the Brandywine Valley and its impact on the milling industry. Take home a piece of Delaware Blue Rock as a souvenir. … View Details

Walking Tour: H2 Oh!

  • Address: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Discover the evolution of water power at Hagley from the water wheel to the steam engine. Experience how the DuPont Company harnessed the power of the… View Details

Walking Tour: What's for Dinner? A Tale of Two Gardens

  • Address: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Dig into the garden that fed the du Pont family in the 1800s. This is the only tour that interprets the E. I. du Pont garden. Tour involves walking on… View Details

Walking Tour: Workers' World

  • Address: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Discover the fascinating stories of the immigrant workers who lived along the Brandywine and worked for the DuPont Company in the black powder… View Details

Walking Tour: Workers' World

  • Address: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Discover the fascinating stories of the immigrant workers who lived along the Brandywine and worked for the DuPont Company in the black powder… View Details

Walking Tour: Workers' World

  • Address: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Discover the fascinating stories of the immigrant workers who lived along the Brandywine and worked for the DuPont Company in the black powder… View Details

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