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Hagley Museum and Library

. Description:  Site of original du Pont gunpowder mill and first du Pont home in this country
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How to find: 
Address:
298 Buck Road
Route 141
Wilmington, DE 19810

Parent Organization
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation, Inc
Contacts
Phone 302 658-2400
URL(s)
 Hagley Museum and Library
   www.hagley.lib.de.us
Hours:
Dates 2006-2007 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Jan 1-Mar 9 one guided tour weekdays at 1:30 9:30-4:30 1:30 1:30 1:30 1:30 1:30 9:30-4:30
Mar 11-Dec 31, daily, last bus for residence tour 3:30 9:30-4:30 9:30-4:30 9:30-4:30 9:30-4:30 9:30-4:30 9:30-4:30 9:30-4:30
Season:  Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, NY Eve
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

As of FEB 2007  6-14 $4
under 6 free
 $9  $11  $9  by reservation
Special Fees:
Additional Group Info:  302 658-2400 ext 259
Special Tours & Pricing:
Reservation Contact:
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Videos, narrated bus tours, gunpowder factory
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period 1800-1900 Structures Type of Site Industrial Village
Buildings: Eleutherian Mills (1803), Henry Clay textile factory (1813), Brandywine Manufacturer's Sunday school (1840), Gibbons-Stewart House (1840), Millwright/Machine shop (1858), powder mills (1800s)
Interpreters: Craftspeople:
Special Programs:
Kid Friendly:
On Site Amenities:
Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic
Vending/
Snacks
Restaurant
Shopping Gift Shop(s) Specialty Shops Other Shopping
Name/hours Hagley Store    
Merchandise books, gifts, reproductions    
Recreation

Hiking

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Description  nature trails
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Chirstina Riverboat Company .
Delaware Center for Horticulture
Marian Coffin Gardens at Gibraltar
Wilmington & Western Railroad
Brandywine Zoo
Shopping
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Nearby Places to Stay:

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Contact
Camping/RV  
Delaware Motel & RV Park 235 S Dupont Hwy
New Castle DE 19720
302 328-3114

Bed & Breakfast

 
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Olde Canal Restaurant & Tavern 30 Clinton Street
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302 999-1495
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Milan Motel 3306 Philadelphia Pike
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Wilmington Select Hotel 630 Naamans Road
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