Explosions Tour at Hagley Museum
Visitors will experience in-depth the devastating power of black powder while exploring the heart of the DuPont production yards. Guests will hear personal stories about what life was like for those working and living within the reach of the nineteenth century’s most dangerous explosives, while considering the larger world of work in 1800s. This tour ends with an explosive (but safe) finish! Tour involves walking on uneven ground. Included in admission and free for Hagley members. Reservations requested, call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.
Hagley thanks Presenting Partner The Kenny Family Foundation and Shoprite.
1 other occurrence.August 8, 2021
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