This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Kalmar Nyckel is a faithful re-creation of the original ship that brought the earliest settlers from Sweden to Delaware, taking passengers on tours departing from Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal. On pirate sails, the crew get into character with pirate tales, scavenger hunts and the raising of the Jolly Roger. (The original Kalmar Nyckel was never a pirate vessel, serving instead as a...

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This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Kalmar Nyckel is a faithful re-creation of the original ship that brought the earliest settlers from Sweden to Delaware, taking passengers on tours departing from Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal. Work alongside the volunteer crew as they haul the lines, raise the sails, and learn first-hand just how hard it was to cross the Atlantic in the 17th century … or just bring along a picnic and...

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During the 1970s and 1980s, Wilmingtonians witnessed a flourishing artistic community and the establishment of many of the cultural pillars that continue to support the visual and performing arts within the city today. Organizations such as the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, the Delaware Humanities Forum, and the Delaware Theatre Company were founded during this period, as well as...

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THE PUZZLING WORLD OF JOHN SLOAN

Aug 4, 2015 - Sep 6, 2015

Between 1900 and 1910, John Sloan produced a weekly series of word and picture puzzles for the Sunday supplement of the Philadelphia Press, one of the country’s leading illustrated newspapers. The Puzzling World of John Sloan will explore this little-known facet of Sloan’s early newspaper career, presenting more than 25 works from the Museum’s collection. On view for the first time,...

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THE PUZZLING WORLD OF JOHN SLOAN

Aug 4, 2015 - Sep 6, 2015

Between 1900 and 1910, John Sloan produced a weekly series of word and picture puzzles for the Sunday supplement of the Philadelphia Press, one of the country’s leading illustrated newspapers. The Puzzling World of John Sloan will explore this little-known facet of Sloan’s early newspaper career, presenting more than 25 works from the Museum’s collection. On view for the first time,...

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Bike and Hike

Aug 5, 2015 - Aug 26, 2015

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.

Stroll, jog, or cycle Hagley’s three-mile loop through the property from the Visitor Center to Eleutherian Mills and back. On the last Wednesday of each month June 24, July 29 and Aug 26, bring along your dog for a stroll.  Bring a picnic or dine at the Belin House Organic Cafe. Visit our website for special activities and information on picnic totes sold by the Belin House Organic Cafe....

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Both children and adults enjoy the First State Heritage Park's candlelit walking tours – there’s history, humor, and sorrow in the stories of real people from Delaware’s past centuries.  The stories of those buried in this historic cemetery help reveal the meanings behind the elaborate rituals associated with death and mourning in the 19th-century as you are guided among the ornately...

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Both children and adults enjoy the First State Heritage Park's candlelit walking tours – there’s history, humor, and sorrow in the stories of real people from Delaware’s past centuries.  The stories of those buried in this historic cemetery help reveal the meanings behind the elaborate rituals associated with death and mourning in the 19th-century as you are guided among the ornately...

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Experiment and innovate with our series of family activities: Science Saturdays. Families work creatively together to solve a problem or make an improvement. Dive into a different kind of water power and explore hydraulic pumps. Activities are included in regular admission and free for members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.

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