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Hagley Museum and Library seeks to inspire all people to be innovative in their lives through investigation and exploration of our historical collections, original DuPont powder yards, and online resources. Hagley’s museum collection comprises more than 65,000 artifacts, all which tell stories of technology, innovation, and du Pont history. We are continually adding more items, so please check back for new additions.

Currently, 200+ records are online.


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