Hagley Museum and Library

Hagley is the site of the gunpowder works founded by E. I. du Pont in 1802 along the banks of the Brandywine River. This indoor/outdoor museum includes restored mills, a workers' community, and the ancestral home and gardens of the du Pont family. Watch a gunpowder explosion and demonstrations inside a 19th-century machine shop powered by water. Stroll through the formal French garden on your way to a Georgian-style home filled with furnishings and collections of American folk art and treasured family pieces. Get inspired by Nation of Inventors, an exhibit about a unique collection of 19th-century patent models from everyday inventors. 

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Address

Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Road
Wilmington, DE 19807

Admission

$20 adults
$16 students and senior citizens
$10 children six to fourteen
Free for Hagley members and children 6 and under.
Discount admission available for qualifying visitors through Museums for All and the Art-Reach ACCESS Pass.

Parking

Visit www.hagley.org for directions.
Free parking.

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