Twilight Tours at Hagley
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 experience begins in the Visitor Center. Tours begin at 4:30 p.m. and depart every half hour until 7 p.m.. Admission is $12 for non-members and free for members. Space on tours is limited, and tickets must be purchased in advance. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.
5 other occurrences.December 12, 2019
December 18, 2019
December 19, 2019
December 26, 2019
December 31, 2019
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.
Don’t miss Delaware’s best fireworks show! This members-only event is held each year, two Fridays in June. It is a spectacular evening of family fun.