Explosions Tour at Hagley Museum
Despite DuPont's motto of "safety first" and the procedures they had in place to prevent them, gunpowder explosions at Hagley were inevitable. Learn about how they affected the lives of the workers and their families. Tour involves walking on uneven ground. Included in admission and free for members. Reservations requested, call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.
Cannon firings in the powder yards demonstrate how black powder was made and used.
At Bike & Hike & Brews, visitors can stroll, jog, or bike Hagley's three-mile loop along the Brandywine.
Explore the basics of electrical circuits, and design a greeting card that incorporates a circuit that powers an LED bulb.
Stroll into Fall at Hagley! Take a leisurely walk on areas of our property normally only accessible by bus.
In this walking tour of the powder yard, guests experience an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the black powder process and can try their hand at graining some powder. Reservations requested, call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261.