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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: Diamond State Base Ball Club vs. Flemington Neshanock Base Ball Club

All-American Day: Diamond State Base Ball Club vs. Flemington Neshanock Base Ball Club Enjoy a historically accurate nineteenth-century “Base… View Details

All-American Day: Diamond State Base Ball Club vs. Lewes Base Ball Club at the Hagley Museum

  • 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 Lewes Base Ball Club. Come… View Details

Bike and Hike Dog Day

  • Address: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Visitors may bring their dogs, normally not permitted on museum grounds, and walk our three-mile loop through the property from the Visitor Center to… View Details

Hagley Car Show 2015

Celebrate automotive innovation! Browse through more than 500 antique and restored cars that date from the early 1900s to 1980s. This year’s… View Details

Science Saturday: Move the Powder Keg

  • Address: 201 Hagley Creek Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Experiment and innovate with our series of family activities: Science Saturdays. Families work creatively together to solve a problem or make an… View Details

Science Saturday: Pump It Up at the Hagley Museum

  • Address: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Experiment and innovate with our series of family activities: Science Saturdays. Families work creatively together to solve a problem or make an… View Details

Science Saturday: Smelly Science

  • Address: 201 Hagley Creek Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Experiment and innovate with our series of family activities: Science Saturdays. Families work creatively together to solve a problem or make an… View Details

Science Saturday: Stream Water Testing at the Hagley Museum

  • Address: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Experiment and innovate with our series of family activities: Science Saturdays. Families work creatively together to solve a problem or make an… View Details

Walking Tour: H2 Oh!

  • Address: 201 Hagley Creek Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Learn about DuPont Company’s development of water power from the water wheel to the steam engine and how its innovation contributed to the… View Details

Walking Tour: H2 Oh!

  • Address: 201 Hagley Creek Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Learn about DuPont Company’s development of water power from the water wheel to the steam engine and how its innovation contributed to the… View Details

Walking Tour: Rocks and Roll Mills

  • Address: 201 Hagley Creek Rd, 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: 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: Sights, Sounds, and Smells

  • Address: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Visitors experience an in-depth, hands-on tour focused on gunpowder production in the Hagley Powder Yard and visit production areas rarely seen by… View Details

Walking Tour: Sights, Sounds, and Smells

  • Address: 201 Hagley Creek Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Visitors experience an in-depth, hands-on tour focused on gunpowder production in the Hagley Powder Yard and visit production areas rarely seen by… View Details

Walking Tour: Sights, Sounds, and Smells

  • Address: 201 Hagley Creek Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Visitors experience an in-depth, hands-on tour focused on gunpowder production in the Hagley Powder Yard and visit production areas rarely seen by… View Details

Walking Tour: Workers' World

  • Address: 201 Hagley Creek Rd, 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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