Explore topics hands-on and in depth while enjoying the Brandywine's most beautiful mile! The tours explore gunpowder production, water power, geology, life in an industrial village, Hagley's gardens, and black powder explosions. Walking tours are included with admission. Reservations are requested at (302) 658-2400, ext. 261.
This walking tour tells the remarkable stories of black powder explosions when Hagley was a gunpowder manufactory and the workers' lives that were changed as a result.
Dig into two very different gardens – one that fed the du Pont family and the other the DuPont Company workers in the nineteenth century.
Visitors explore the geology of the Brandywine Valley and its impact on the milling industry
Visitors experience an in-depth, hands-on tour focused on gunpowder production in the Hagley Powder Yard.
Learn about DuPont Company’s development of water power from the waterwheel to the steam engine.
Discover the fascinating stories of the immigrant workers who lived along the Brandywine.