Step Back in Time at the Hagley Museum and Library

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Enjoy hundreds of years of history in Wilmington, Delaware

Step back in time at this historic site in Wilmington, Delaware, once home to five generations of the duPont family and its thriving business.

Located on 235 acres along the banks of the Brandywine River in Wilmington, Delaware,  Hagley Museum and Library is a sprawling indoor-outdoor, must-see experience spanning hundreds of years of history.

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A beautiful Georgian-style home

It is here that five generations of du Pont family members lived — in the beautiful Georgian-style home as well as the surrounding site of buildings and gardens — since its completion in 1803.The first DuPont black powder was made at Hagley in 1804.

Group tours are available seven days a week during most of the year, with free, on-site motorcoach parking.

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