Holidays at Hagley - November 29 through January 1
Holidays at Hagley
Holidays at Hagley returns and will feature Holiday Home and Garden Tours, the seventh-annual Gingerbread House Contest, Santa Day, Holiday Nights Tours, and more.
November 29, 2024, through January 1, 2025
CLOSURES: Hagley closes at 2 p.m. on Christmas Eve and is closed on Christmas Day.
Du Pont Family Home Exhibition
Tour Eleutherian Mills and encounter the holiday decorations and traditions of multiple generations of the du Pont family.
Eleutherian Mills will inspire visitors to pay close attention to their own favorite little things this holiday season. Tours held daily, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (last house tour starts at 3 p.m.)
Gingerbread House Contest
Stop by and see the festive entries in Hagley's annual Gingerbread House Contest!
Entries created by local individuals and families will be on display throughout the holiday season in the Hagley Barn. Be sure to dress warmly for Holidays at Hagley so you can stroll the grounds and visit the Gingerbread House contest in the barn.
Holiday Nights at Hagley
Enjoy a rare opportunity to see Eleutherian Mills, the first du Pont family home built in America, dressed for the holidays and illuminated with softly glowing lights. Take a Holiday Nights Tour of Eleutherian Mills and see the du Pont Family Home in a whole new light.
Spend a tasty afternoon learning about the chemical properties of the items you may have in your kitchen. Make tie-dye milk art to take home!
Did you know trees can recognize their kin? In collaboration with Delaware Forest Service, visitors will learn about the amazing ways that trees work together. Create a mini forest from cardboard.
Learn about buoyancy, density, and how boats stay afloat! Build your own boat and test how much cargo it can hold!
Fun, hands-on, immersive experiences for kids this summer at Hagley Museum!
Discover the plethora of pigments that come from natural sources and use them to create a piece of art!