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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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By Kids, for Kids- Past Times: Nineteenth-Century Fun

  • Address: 201 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Go back in time and discover how people had fun- without technology or electricity- in the nineteenth century. Follow the life of a child, from daily… View Details

Walking Tour: Sights, Sounds, and Smells at Hagley Museum and Library

  • Location: Hagley Museum and Library
  • Address: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807
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In this walking tour of the powder yard, guests experience an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the black powder process and can try their hand at… View Details

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