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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: “Nation of Innovation”

  • Address: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807

Discover the Industrial Revolution at Hagley! Investigate the changes in power, technology, and industry from the nineteenth century to today’s… 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

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

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