Summer Saturday at Hagley Museum
Spend a Summer Saturday at Hagley and relax with fun outdoor activities. Included in admission and free to members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.
Check out Hagley's Science Saturdays taking place on the same day!
June 12 - Water Balloon Games - Get wet and wild at the first Summer Saturday of the season. Compete in Volleyballoon, Balloon Ring Toss, and Water Balloon Long Shot.
June 19 - Fishing on the Brandywine - See if you can catch a sunfish, bluegill, or even a largemouth bass! Bamboo poles will be provided with fishing line, bob, and hook. Poles will be pre-strung and bait will be hooked for your convenience.
June 26 - Edible Dirt! - Learn the different layers of soil using Oreos, gummi worms, and more.
July 3 - Fishing on the Brandywine
July 10 - Hand-Cranked Ice Cream - Take a turn cranking an old-fashioned ice cream maker to make this summertime treat.
July 17 - Fishing on the Brandywine
July 24 - "Funpowder" - Discover how black powder was made with this tasty alternative that will tickle your tastebuds.
July 31 - Fishing on the Brandywine
August 7 - Fishing on the Brandywine
August 14 - Lawn Games - Take a whack at croquet and a swing at badminton!
August 21 - Fishing on the Brandywine
August 28 - Wooden Boat Races - Come sail away this Saturday as young visitors decorate, then sail a boat in one of Hagley's mill races.
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Discover the fascinating stories of the immigrant workers who lived along the Brandywine and worked for the DuPont Company in the black powder manufactory.
Visitors explore the geology of the Brandywine Valley and its impact on the milling industry.
Spend a tasty afternoon learning about the chemical properties of the items you have in your kitchen! Make tie-dye milk art and ice cream in a bag!
Hagley is offering two stimulating weeks of summer camp activities. Camps provide a fun, hands-on environment in which to learn and make new friends.
Use an egg to demonstrate the principles of motion, showing Newton's laws in full force.