This event occurs yearly, the first Sunday of November.

Come to First State Heritage Park’s Annual 18th-Century Market Fair On The Green in Dover First Saturday of November 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. First State Heritage Park recreates the sights and sounds of the autumn market fairs held in Dover in the mid-1700s. Entertainment – Trade & Craft Demonstrations – Animals – Food & Drink Free fun for the whole...

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Get a sneak peek at activities for Invention Convention 2018. Visitors of all ages are invited to discover solutions to science and engineering challenges. This is a drop-in activity, feel free to join the fun at any time from 1 to 4 p.m. Activities are included in admission and free to members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. Admission: Adults $14, Seniors...

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“Holidays at Hagley” Exhibit

Nov 24, 2017 - Jan 1, 2018

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

The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, will feature holiday decorations and interpretation on the French traditions of exchanging gifts on New Year’s Day and the celebration of Twelfth Night. This display features toys, games and dolls. Exhibit included in admission. Free for members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. The museum will be...

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Thanksgiving Weekend Family Programming

Nov 24, 2017 - Nov 26, 2017

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

Bring your family and out-of-town guests to enjoy activities, crafts, and games. Sample historic holiday dishes inspired by nineteenth-century recipes from “The Hagley Cookbook,” play hide-the-thimble and other parlor games, and dress up in nineteenth-century clothes for a picture-perfect memory. Included in admission and free for members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in...

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Learn all about sound with some noisy hands-on activities. Create your own musical instrument to take home. Visitors of all ages are invited to discover solutions to science and engineering challenges. This is a drop-in activity, feel free to join the fun at any time from 1 to 4 p.m. Activities are included in admission and free to members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in...

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Twilight Tours at Hagley Museum

Dec 12, 2017 - Dec 27, 2017

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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, and includes music, and activities. Space on tours is limited and...

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