Santa at Hagley
Bring the kids to take photos with Santa! Santa will make appearances from 10 to 11 a.m., 1 to 2 p.m., and 3 to 4 p.m. Gingerbread houses will be on display, and visitors can vote for their favorite ones. Visitors can see the residence and barn decorated for the holidays and during self-guided tours until 7 p.m. Activities are included with admission and free to members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.
The Eleutherian Mills du Pont residence and the Barn will be open for self-guided tours until 7 p.m. Regular museum admission applies, $10 after 4:30 p.m.
Stop by the Hagley Store and browse for unique gift ideas! The Hagley Store will be open until 7:30 p.m.
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!
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.
At Hagley's Invention Convention, visitors will learn how to survive in outer space.
This is a sweet family event with something for everyone. During Victorine’s Valentine’s Day, visitors can taste gingerbread, make a Victorian valentine using the “scrap” method, write valentine verses with a quill pen, and even take a photo with Victorine!
Enjoy a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. This event features demonstrations from area makers showcasing craftsmanship and technology in a wide variety of pursuits, from 3-D printing and robotics to fiber arts and woodworking.
Second annual 5K run/walk to benefit Hagley’s Scholarship Fund. Participants can run or walk along the beautiful Brandywine through Hagley’s 235-acre property. Proceeds from the run will support field trip scholarships for area schools.