P.O. Box 3630
Wilmington, DE 19807
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Hagley Museum is the site of the gunpower works founded by E. I. du Pont in 1802 along the Brandywine River in Wilmington, Delaware. Visit our restored mills, a workers' community, and the ancestral home and gardens of the du Pont family.
"Nineteenth-Century Patent Models: Innovation in Miniature" opens April 25, 2009 through December 31, 2010, features 120 patents from Hagley’s collection of one-of-a-kind patent models reflecting the changes in nineteenth-century technology and innovation. “From the Orient: Souvenirs from Captain Samuel Francis Du Pont’s Voyage of 1857-1858” opens March 14, 2009, in the second floor exhibit gallery of the Eleutherian Mills Residence.
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