Patent Model Tour
Join one of our guides for an introductory tour of Hagley’s patent model collection. Learn about the history of these fascinating miniature models of invention and the patent process that was established in 1790.
Included with admission, free for members.
The tour begins at the Visitor Center, followed by a ride through the Powder Yards. Visitors will have a guided tour of our current patent model display. Afterward, visitors will return to the Powder Yards where they may tour the rest of the museum on their own. The patent model tour lasts for approximately 1.5 hours.
Advance reservations recommended, call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261 to register.
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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.
Cannon firings in the powder yards demonstrate how black powder was made and used.
See the museum in a different way during a Sunday Stroll- take a leisurely walk on areas of our property normally only accessible by bus.
At Bike & Hike & Brews, visitors can stroll, jog, or bike through areas of Hagley property normally closed to foot traffic.
Stop in anytime during one of our wedding open houses to visit the Soda House, Hagley's primary wedding venue.
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