Twilight Tours at Hagley
Twilight Tours are sold out. If you would like to be put on a waiting list, call (302) 658-2400 ext. 261.
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. Lace, fresh greenery, poinsettias, and dried flower arrangements adorn holiday displays throughout the residence.
This year the residence features "The Magic of Miniatures" exhibition, with toys, family memorabilia, and other whimsical items.
This experience begins in the Visitor Center. Space on tours is limited and reservations are required. Tours begin at 4:30 p.m. and depart every half hour until 7. Admission is $10 for non-members and free for members Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.
Stop by the Hagley Store for your last-minute holiday shopping! The store will remain open until all tours are finished.
New for 2018! Don't miss the dollhouse inhabited by miniature teddy bears! This recently acquired family treasure will be on display in the residence through the holiday season and features furnishings similar to those found in the residence. Try to spot them all!
Stop by the second floor of the visitor center to vote for the entrants in Hagley's inaugural Gingerbread House Contest! Entries will be on display through January 1, 2019.
Visitors will have fun with fluid dynamics and hydraulics - Pascal would be proud! Visitors of all ages are invited to discover solutions to science and engineering challenges.
Learn how chemistry is used in our everyday lives and marvel in its magic. Visitors of all ages are invited to discover solutions to science and engineering challenges.
Invisible magnetic fields can be used in so many ways. Build a magnet toy and tinker with the force! Families work together to solve science mysteries and engineering challenges.
Learn about Bernoulli’s Principle and have a “lifting” experience as you design a satellite that stays afloat. Visitors of all ages are invited to discover solutions to science and engineering challenges.
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.