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  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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Interested in experiencing history in the outdoors? Check out the Hagley Museum!

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ORGANIZATION: Hagley Museum and Library

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 23 people are interested

Your talents, enthusiasm and time are needed!

A strong tradition of dedicated volunteers have been significant to the success of the mission of Hagley Museum. Annually, more than 500 volunteers donate over 20,000 hours of their time, making important and valued contributions to our programs, events and development. Volunteers work with our professional staff both behind the scenes and with the public to bring alive the lives of the families who lived and worked here and the technologies they used.

We offer a wide variety of opportunities for all interests, talents and ages, and flexible scheduling to meet your availabilities. Volunteers are needed to nurture our gardens, interact with our visitors, work behind the scenes, and support special events.

Apply now to share your enthusiasm for nature, history, science and learning! You can make a real difference in the lives of others and meet other volunteers and curators who are also passionate about the unique educational mission of Hagley.

Ongoing opportunities include:

Admissions Greeter

Science Saturday

Library Assignments

Garden Assignments

Workers Hill Interpreter

Special events include:


Car Show

Craft Fair


Bike Hike and Brew

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About Hagley Museum and Library


PO Box 3630, Wilmington, DE 19807, US

Mission Statement

Hagley Museum and Library collects, preserves, and interprets the unfolding history of American enterprise. Hagley is located on 235 acres by the Brandywine River in Wilmington, Delaware.


Located on 235 acres along the banks of the Brandywine River in Wilmington, Delaware, Hagley is the site of the gunpowder works founded by E. I. du Pont in 1802. This example of early American industry includes restored mills, a workers' community, and the ancestral home and gardens of the du Pont family.

Hagley's library furthers the study of business and technology in America, especially the Middle Atlantic region. The collections include individuals' papers and companies' records ranging from eighteenth-century merchants to modern telecommunications and illustrate the impact of the business system on society.

The Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society organizes and administers the Hagley Museum and Library's interaction with the world of scholarship. It brings attention to Hagley's research collections and generates intellectual dialogue at Hagley.


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We'll work with your schedule.


200 Hagley Creek RoadWilmington, DE 19807



  • People Skills


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Hagley does not require any hour minimums or maximums. Come in once a month or once a week!

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