Twilight Tours at Hagley
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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.
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December 27, 2018
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!
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.