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  • 298 Buck Road East
  • Wilmington, DE 19807
  • Phone: (302) 658-2400
  • Fax: (302) 658-3267
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The Hagley Museum and Gadrens is an outstanding facility that tells the story of Delaware’s duPont family and the gunpowder works they established here in 1802. Hagley is located on the Brandywine River, the 235 acre site includes mills, a workers’ village, and the family’s ancestral home, as well as one of the finest business and technology research libraries in the nation. Hours of Operation: Daily (9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.). Note: The Delaware History Trail sign is located at 200 Hagley Rd.

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3rd Annual NatureFest

  • Location: United States
  • Address: 201 Hagley Creek Rd., Wilmington, DE 19807

This event celebrates the science and beauty of the natural world with fun, hands-on activities for the whole family. This year’s event will… View Details

By Kids, For Kids - H2Oh!: The Amazing Power of Water

  • Location: Hagley Museum and Library
  • Address: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Dive into the amazing world of water- without getting wet! From aquatic life to astounding innovations, water influences both our daily life and the… View Details

By Kids, for Kids- EarthWorks: Resources and Nature

  • Location: Hagley Museum and Library
  • Address: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Discover the underestimated, destructive, and tranquil power of nature! Explore the influences of nature on our world, both today and in the… View Details

By Kids, For Kids- Nation of Innovation

  • Location: Hagley Museum and Library
  • Address: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Discover the Industrial Revolution at Hagley! Investigate the changes in power, technology, and industry from the nineteenth century to today's… View Details

Science Saturdays: Egg Drop

  • Location: United States
  • Address: 201 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Visitors will be given four pieces of white paper and one meter of tape to construct a “landing pad” to keep an egg from breaking when… View Details

Science Saturdays: Move the 'Powder Keg'

  • Location: United States
  • Address: 201 Hagley Creek Rd., Wilmington, DE 19807
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Visitors will use simple machines to try and move a “Powder Keg” from one spot to another. Part of Hagley's new Science Saturdays series,… View Details

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