Holidays at Hagley

Dollhouse with miniature bears at Hagley

Holidays at Hagley

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category: Family Programs  |  location: Visitor Center

The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, will feature holiday decorations and interpretation on the French traditions of exchanging gifts on New Year’s Day and the celebration of Twelfth Night. Experience the du Pont ancestral home decorated for the holidays and "The Magic of Miniatures” exhibition, featuring a whimsically detailed dollhouse inhabited by miniature teddy bears! 

Stop by the second floor of the visitor center to vote for the entrants in Hagley's inaugural Gingerbread House Contest! Entries will be on display through January 1, 2019.

On Saturday, December 8, the residence and barn will be open for self-guided tours until 7 p.m. On this day, guests with children can also stop by and see Santa at the Hagley Visitor Center.

Exhibit included in admission. Free for members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. The museum will be closing at 2 p.m. on Christmas Eve (December 24) and will be closed all day Christmas (December 25).


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