Top things to do in Brandywine Valley

Museum in Brandywine Valley

Hagley Museum & Library

The Du Pont family got its start here in 1802 making…gunpowder. In the museum, check out the exhibits about the family's early history then join a guided tour to explore the grounds, the garden and various buildings…
State Park in Brandywine Valley

Brandywine Creek State Park

This state park is the gem of the area. A green space this size would be impressive anywhere, but is doubly so considering how close it is to prodigious urban development. Nature trails and shallow streams wend thro…
Historic Site in Brandywine Valley


Six miles northwest of Wilmington is the 175-room country estate of industrialist Henry Francis du Pont and his collection of antiques and American arts, one of the world's largest. Nice gardens too.