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Museums & Science Centers

We have compiled a resource for local or visiting families to the museums, science centers, and cultural, historical or educational attractions in the Lakes Region and surrounding areas. You can sort by city or by the highlight features of a location.

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Alton Historical Society Museum

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100 Main Street
Alton, NH 03809

Open on the third Saturday of every month. The Alton Historical Museum, located on the lower level of the Gilman Library, has an assortment of memorabilia pertaining to the history of Alton. You will find old pictures and postcards depicting Alton from …

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America's Stonehenge

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105 Haverhill Road
Salem, NH 03079

Open daily – closed Thanksgiving and Christmas A maze of man-made chambers, walls and ceremonial meeting places, America’s Stonehenge is most likely the oldest man-made construction in the United States (over 4000 years old). What is America’s Stonehen …

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American Police Motorcycle Museum

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194 Daniel Webster Highway
Meredith, NH 03253

Open daily. The American Police Motorcycle Museum represents over forty years of collecting motorcycles, parts and literature. This is the only museum in the country which chronicles the history of the motorcycle policeman. We showcase this rich histor …

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Amoskeag Fishways
Learning and Visitors Center

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4 Fletcher Street
Manchester, NH 03103

Open year round, Monday – Saturday. (Open seven days a week during fish migration season, April 28th – June 14th, 2014.) The Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors Center is an environmental education center located in Manchester, NH on the beautiful …

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Ashland Railroad Station Museum

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69 Depot Street (Route 132)
Ashland, NH 03217

Open July-August on Saturdays (please call to confirm) The museum was originally built circa 1869 as a passenger station by the Boston, Concord & Montreal Railroad. That railroad merged with the Concord Railroad in 1890 to form the Concord & Mo …

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Backwoods Farm

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470 Route 25
Rumney, NH 03266

Open daily, winter hours are flexible, call for more info. On-Site & Traveling Petting Farm, Farm Store & More It’s Always Better @ Backwoods! Have you ever fed an alpaca, or perhaps milked a goat? Well you can here! We have daily scheduled mil …

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Belknap Mill

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The Mill Plaza
25 Beacon Street East
Laconia, NH 03246

Open year-round, please call ahead to confirm hours. Currently: Wednesdays thru Fridays: 10am to 6pm Saturdays: 10am to 4pm ‘Where arts and history come to life!’  The Belknap Mill is: The Official Meetinghouse of the State of New Hampshire. The oldest …

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Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train

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3 Crossing at River Place
Route 112
North Woodstock, NH 03262

May 17, 24, 25, 31; June 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 22 (Closed June 21) June 24 through August 24. Open Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday August 26 through October 25 (Closed September 2-5 & October 23) The Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train is a fine dining r …

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Canterbury Shaker Village

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224-2728

May 3-May 18, open weekends May 26-Oct 19, open daily November, open weekends Special events from Spring to Christmas More than a museum—a chance to rethink tradition. Experience the 200-year legacy of innovative design, entrepreneurship and simple liv …

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Castle in the Clouds

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Route 171, 455 Old Mountain Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254

Open weekends and Memorial Day, May 10-June 1 Open daily, June 7-Oct 26 Welcome to Tom and Olive Plant’s extraordinary mountaintop estate, Lucknow, built in 1913-1914 high in the Ossipee Mountain Range. Known as Castle in the Clouds since its opening t …

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Center Harbor Schoolhouse Museum

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94 Dane Road
Center Harbor, NH 03226

Open Saturdays in July & August The purpose of the Centre Harbor Historical Society is the collection and preservation of objects and facts of historical interest to the town of Center Harbor, New Hampshire. The schoolhouse on Dane Road was the log …

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The Children's Museum
of New Hampshire

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6 Washington Street
Dover, NH 03820

Jan 1-June 14, open Tues-Sun, open Mondays for school vacation weeks and selected holidays. June 15-Aug 31, open daily Sept 1 – Dec 31, open Tues-Sun, open Mondays for school vacation weeks and selected holidays. Situated in the heart of downtown Dover …

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Clark House Museum

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233 South Main Street
Wolfeboro, NH 03894
(Opposite Huggins Hospital)

Open in July 3 through Labor Day, Wednesday-Saturday Take a trip with us… back in time! Discover Wolfeboro’s heritage in our 1778 home, our 1860s firehouse, and our 1805 schoolhouse! Costumed guides will bring you back in time, where you can particip …

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Clark's Trading Post

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110 Daniel Webster Highway (US Route 3)
Lincoln, NH 03251

Open daily, May 17-Oct 13 Clark’s Trading Post, located in the White Mountains of Lincoln, NH is known for its trained bears and for the White Mountain Central Railroad, a 30-minute, 2.5-mile steam-powered train ride. Clark’s Trading Post includes seve …

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Conway Scenic Railroad

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38 Norcross Circle
North Conway, NH 03860

April 2014: open weekends, May 3-Oct 16: open daily, Oct 17-19 & Oct 24-26: Pumpkin Patch Express Nov 1-Nov 23: open weekends, Nov 28-Dec 23: Santa’s Holiday Express Nov 28-30, Dec 4-7, 11-14, 18-23, 26-Jan 2, 2015 Welcome Aboard! Enjoy an old-fash …

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Currier Museum of Art

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150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104

Open year-round, closed on Tuesdays and holidays The Currier Museum of Art is an internationally renowned art museum located in Manchester, New Hampshire. The Currier features 13,000 European and American works of art ranging from the Renaissance to cu …

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Daniel Webster Birthplace
State Historic Site

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131 North Road
Franklin, NH 03235

Open weekends, May 24-Oct 13 The Daniel Webster Birthplace is associated with the birth and early childhood years of Daniel Webster, one of our country’s most respected orators and statesmen. While the site affords a view of the early years of Daniel W …

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Elisha Marston House Museum

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Center Sandwich, NH 03227

Open June 21, 2014 – October 4, 2014, Wednesday – Saturday Home of the Sandwich Historical Society, the building was built ca. 1850 and was the home of “Uncle” Elisha Marston (1801-1902) and “Aunt” Lucy Marston (1806-1882). The collections of the Sandw …

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Funspot & The American Classic
Arcade Museum

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579 Endicott Street North
Laconia, NH 03246

Open daily – closed Christmas Day Funspot Family Entertainment Center located Weirs Beach in Laconia is a video arcade and classic gaming museum founded in 1952 by Bob Lawton. Originally called the Weirs Sports Center, and located across the street fro …

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Governor Wentworth Historic Site

56 Wentworth Farm Road
Wolfeboro, NH 03894

Open daily, May-November. At Governor Wentworth Historic Site, explore the remains* of an extensive northern plantation built just before the outbreak of the American Revolution. This site gives Wolfeboro its claim to fame as “the oldest summer resort  …

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Hobo Railroad

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64 Railroad Street
Lincoln, NH 03251

Open late May-Oct, see schedule. Travel through a natural woodsy setting along the twisting “Pemi” River, just a few minutes away from Franconia Notch. You can relax, wave to the swimmers, kayakers & tubers. Best Ride for Kids by New Hampshire Maga …

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Hood Museum of Art

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Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755

Open year-round, closed on Mondays The Hood Museum of Art is a teaching museum. Our mission is to create an ideal learning environment that fosters transformative encounters with works of art. There are many exciting things to see when you visit the Ho …

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Kirkwood Gardens

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Route 3
Holderness, NH 03245

Squam Lakes Artisans and the Kirkwood Café: Open daily, May 21-Sept 1 (Labor Day) Open Fri-Mon, Sept 5-Oct 13 (Columbus Day) Kirkwood Gardens is open daily Kirkwood Gardens, located in Holderness right next to the Squam Lake Science Center, offers beau …

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Klickety-Klack Railroad

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8 Elm Street
Junction of Routes 28-109 & 109A
Wolfeboro Falls, NH 03896

Open year round, currently Thursday-Sunday. Open additional days throughout the summer for rain, etc. Call for details! The Klickety-Klack Railroad is an award winning model railroad and hobby shop featured in Yankee Magazine and WMUR-TV.  See 28 train …

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Lake Winnipesaukee Museum

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503 Endicott Street N (Route 3)
Laconia, NH 03246

Open Tuesday-Saturday, Year Round Smile of the Great Spirit… Beautiful Water in a High Place… the Abenaki word Winnipesaukee has come to mean so many different things to different people. Visit the Museum for the history and heritage of the big lak …

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The Libby Museum
of Natural History

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Route 109
Wolfeboro, NH 03894

Open June-Aug, Tue-Sun Sept-Oct 13 (Columbus Day), weekends Investigate the wonder of nature and art! Ask about our scavenger hunt for children. Programs and lectures for all ages! Come in and “Go See the Wild!” Designed by Dr. Henry Libby and built in …

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The Loon Center
& The Markus Wildlife Sanctuary

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183 Lee's Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254

Mid May – July 1: open Mon-Sat, July 1 – Oct 13 (Columbus Day): open every day, Mid Oct – Mid May: open Thurs-Sat, Closed holidays and the day after Thanksgiving, OPEN Memorial Day, 4th of July and Columbus Day. Have you ever wondered what the cry of a …

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Lower Corner School Museum

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Center Sandwich, NH 03227

Open to the public during open houses held in the summer and fall. See the Calendar of Events page for time and dates. In 1806, the children of Lower Corner attended the Potash School by Potash Pond, which is now called Little’s Pond. That schoolhouse …

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M/S Mount Washington

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211 Lakeside Avenue
Weirs Beach
Laconia, NH 03246

Open daily, May 17-October 19. See website for schedule. From late May through October, Mount Washington Cruises offers scenic daytime and sunset dinner dance cruises on Lake Winnipesaukee, the largest and most beautiful lake in New Hampshire. The 230- …

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M/V Doris E

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211 Lakeside Avenue
Weirs Beach
Laconia, NH 03246

Open daily, Late June-Early Sept. See website for schedule. The Doris E. provides 1 hour scenic tours of the smaller islands on Lake Winnipesaukee adjacent to Weirs Bay. During your one-hour cruise you’ll be immersed in the spectacular scenery of the w …

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Main Street Museum

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45 Main Street
Meredith, NH 03253

Open May 26 (Memorial Day)-Oct 13 (Columbus Day), Wed-Sat The museum, in the Ladd Block, is on the corner of Main and Highland Streets. In the early 1800′s it was a private dwelling, owned by a family by the name of Gilman. It later became a cotton mil …

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Margret and H.A. Rey Center
& Curious George Cottage

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35 Village Road, Building C
Waterville Valley, NH 03215

Open year-round, see website for program schedule. Margret and H.A. Rey, authors of the Curious George children’s book series and former summer residents of Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, were artists and adventurers, historians and naturalists, gar …

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Mariposa Museum
& World Culture Center

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26 Main Street
Peterborough, NH 03458

Sept thru mid-June: Wed-Sun Summer hours: Open daily Celebrate World Cultures—Costumes to Wear, Instruments to Play, A World of Treasures at Your Fingertips! The Mariposa is a hands-on museum of artifacts from around the world, located in the center of …

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Mary Baker Eddy Historic House (Concord)

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62 North State Street
Concord, NH 03301

Open May – October, Monday & Saturday Mary Baker Eddy (1821 – 1910) was the founder of Christian Science, a new religious movement that emerged in New England in the late 19th century. Eddy is the author of the movement’s textbook, Science and Heal …

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Mary Baker Eddy Historic House
(North Groton)

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29 Hall’s Brook Road
North Groton, NH 03241

Open May – October, Tuesday-Saturday Tour is paired with the house in Rumney, NH. Mary Baker Eddy (1821 – 1910) was the founder of Christian Science, a new religious movement that emerged in New England in the late 19th century. Eddy is the author of t …

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Mary Baker Eddy Historic House (Rumney)

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58 Stinson Lake Road
Rumney, NH 03266

Open May – October, Tuesday-Saturday Tour includes access to the house in North Groton, NH. Mary Baker Eddy (1821 – 1910) was the founder of Christian Science, a new religious movement that emerged in New England in the late 19th century. Eddy is the a …

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McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

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2 Institute Drive
Concord, NH 03301

April 21 to May 3: Tuesday-Saturday Off-season: Friday & Saturday Closed Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving & Christmas The Discovery Center has exciting programs for all ages. From our Super Stellar Friday workshop seri …

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Meredith Children's Museum

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28 Lang Street
Meredith, NH 03253

Open daily, closed on Christmas and Thanksgiving. The Meredith Children’s Museum facility is located in the historic retired elementary school in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. The Museum is approx. 8,000 sq. feet. The Museum offers an educational, …

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The Millie B

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Wolfeboro Town Docks
11 South Main Street
Wolfeboro, NH 03894

Open daily June 30 – September 1 A ride on the Millie B will be the highlight of your visit to Wolfeboro! Our twenty-eight foot, mahogany triple cock-pit “woodie” is a replica of a 1928 HackerCraft. We offer the only ride of its kind on Lake Winnipesau …

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Millyard Museum

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200 Bedford Street
Manchester, NH 03101

Open to the public Tuesday through Saturday, planned closings are posted on their website. See the stone tools of the Paleo-Indians who fished at Amoskeag Falls  thousands of years ago, learn how raw cotton was made into cloth during the Industrial Rev …

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Molly the Trolley

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Wolfeboro Information Center
at the old Railroad Station
32 Central Ave
Wolfeboro, NH 03894

Running weekends May 26 (Memorial Day) through June Daily in July and August Weekends September-Oct 13 (Columbus Day) (unless reserved for a special charter) Discover America’s Oldest Summer Resort in a Turn-of-the-Century-Style Trolley. Narrated 45-mi …

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Moultonborough
Historical Society Museum

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953 Whittier Highway
Moultonborough, NH 03254

Opens Sunday, June 1st, 2014, schedule pending The Mission of the Moultonborough Historical Society is to preserve the history and character of the Town of Moultonborough, to share our buildings, collections and resources with the community through res …

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Mount Washington Cog Railway

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Base Road, just 6 miles from Route 302 in Bretton Woods, NH

3168 Base Station Road
Marshfield Station, NH 03589


Apr 26-May 11: open weekends, May 17-19, May 24-Nov 2: open daily, Nov 8-Nov 30: open weekends All aboard! Ride the world’s first mountain climbing train, the only cog railway east of the Rockies, to the top of Mount Washington – the highest peak in Ne …

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Mount Washington Observatory - Weather Discovery Center

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2779 White Mountain Highway
North Conway, NH 03860

Open daily. The Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center is a free interactive science museum that brings the wonder of the atmosphere right to your fingertips! Explore the science of climate and weather through fun, interactive exhibits f …

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Mount Washington Observatory - Weather Station and Museum

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Summit of Mount Washington
Access via Auto Road in Gorham, Cog Railway in Bretton Woods, or by hiking trails.

Generally open mid-May through mid-October, whenever the summit is accessible by car, train, or foot. Enhance your trip to the summit of Mount Washington with a visit to the Mount Washington Museum! Exhibits explain Mount Washington’s climate and weath …

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Mount Washington Valley
Children's Museum

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2936 White Mountain Highway
North Conway, NH 03860

Open Thurs-Mon Come visit our safe and engaging indoor environment where caregivers and children birth to age seven can explore a wide variety of centers where we encourage children and the adults in their world to interact and learn through play! Who …

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Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum

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18 Highlawn Road
Warner, NH 03278

Open daily May – October One Circle, 1,000 Stories. Experience it! Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, Education and Cultural Center, connects people of today with 20,000 years of ongoing Native American cultural expression. The Museum embraces cultural diver …

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Museum of New Hampshire History

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6 Eagle Square
Concord, NH 03301

Jan-June: open Tues-Sun, Hours will be changing after June 29 The New Hampshire Historical Society is the independent nonprofit that saves, preserves, and shares New Hampshire history. The Society serves thousands of children and adults each year throu …

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Museum of the White Mountains

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On the campus of Plymouth State University
34 Highland Street
Plymouth, NH 03264-1595

Open Tues-Sun, closed on University holidays. The Museum of the White Mountains preserves and promotes the history, culture, and environmental legacy of the region; as well as provides unique collections-based, archival, and digital learning resources …

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New Hampshire Boat Museum

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399 Center Street
Wolfeboro, NH 03894

Open daily, May 24-Oct 13 The New Hampshire Boat Museum is an educational organization focusing on the boating heritage and life on the lakes and rivers of New Hampshire. We serve the local community and visitors by presenting exhibits and outreach pro …

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New Hampshire Farm Museum

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1305 White Mountain Highway
Route 125
Milton, NH 03851

May 24-Jun 15, open weekends, Jun 1-Oct 12, open Wed-Sun, Oct 18-Nov 9, open weekends The New Hampshire Farm Museum is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to preserving, promoting and carrying forward New Hampshire’s rural and agricultural …

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The Old Country Store & Museum

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1011 Whittier Highway
Moultonborough, NH 03254

Open daily. Perhaps the oldest Country Store in the United States, since 1781, with a Museum upstairs. The store is among the oldest in the country and also one of the oldest surviving businesses of any kind. It has been the scene of town meetings in t …

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Pauline E. Glidden Toy Museum

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49 Main Street (Routes 3 and 25)
Ashland, NH 03217

July-August, Thursday & Friday (please call to confirm) The Pauline E. Glidden Toy Museum is located in one of Ashland’s earliest residences, a circa 1810 cape. Visitors can view and enjoy more than two thousand antique toys that Mrs. Glidden colle …

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Polar Caves

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705 New Hampshire 25
Rumney, NH 03266

Open May 3-early November, see website for schedule. The Polar Caves were formed fifty thousand years ago as the third continental glacier descended over New Hampshire’s White Mountains. When the ice retreated, it left behind an amazing series of caves …

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Pottle Meeting House Farm Museum

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61 Winona Road
Meredith, NH 03253

Open mid-June to Sept 1 (Labor Day) on Wednesdays & Saturdays Sept 6 to Oct 13 (Columbus Day) on Saturdays The farm museum houses farm equipment gifted to us by the Society for the Preservation of New Hampshire Forests and the Society’s own extensi …

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Prescott Farm
Environmental Education Center

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246

Open year round, seven days a week. Prescott Farm offers environmental education for all ages throughout the year including WildQuest camps, public programs, field trips, and long-term partnerships with local elementary schools. Prescott Farm has been …

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Quimby Barn
and Transportation Museum

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Sandwich Historical Society
Center Sandwich, NH 03227

Open Saturdays 6/21-10/4 The Quimby Barn became the home of the Sandwich Historical Society Transportation Museum in 1991. Our Concord coach, a nine passenger, city-style, wooden boot, mail coach owned by the Town of Sandwich, was built in 1850 for the …

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Remick Country Doctor
Museum & Farm

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58 Cleveland Hill Road
Tamworth, NH 03886

Open year round: Fall/Winter/Spring Columbus Day–Memorial Day Weekend Monday–Friday 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Also open Saturday 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Memorial Day Weekend–End of June Summer Last Monday in June–Last Saturday in August Monday–Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturda …

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Ruggles Mine

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Off Route 4 at the Village Green
Grafton, NH 03240

Late May-early June, open weekends, Early June-mid-Oct, open daily The oldest and most spectacular mica, feldspar, beryl, and uranium mine in the USA. Mineral collecting permitted! Fun for all ages, an easy walk from your car. Drive right to the top of …

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SEE Science Center

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200 Bedford Street
Manchester, NH 03101

Open daily. Feel the forces created by a gyroscope. Use mechanical advantage to lift yourself up. Look through a periscope. Send a whisper across the room! Touch and try exhibits on light, electricity, forces, momentum, sound and much more! SEE is also …

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Silver Lake Railroad

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1381 Village Road
Madison, NH 03849

Open: May 24-26 (Memorial Day) June 14 & 15 (Father’s Day) June 27-August 31, Friday-Sunday September 27-October 13, Weekends & Columbus Day Train Rides By Donation! “Train Rides By Donation? Whats the catch?” Honestly- there isn’t one! The Sil …

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Squam Lakes
Natural Science Center

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23 Science Center Road
Holderness, NH 03245

Open daily, May 1-Nov 1 Nearer to Nature Open meadows, mature forests, and marsh boardwalks connect interactive natural exhibits where native animals reside: black bears, mountain lions, coyotes, raptors, river otters, bobcats, and more. Spend a day—ta …

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Strawbery Banke Museum

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14 Hancock Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Open daily, May 1 – October 31 Strawbery Banke Museum, in the heart of historic downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is an authentic 10-acre outdoor history museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places and dedicated to bringing 300+ years …

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Tarbin Gardens

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321 Salisbury Road (Route 127 South)
West Franklin, NH 03235

Open May-Sept, Tues-Sun and holiday Mondays. Tarbin Gardens is the destination for nature lovers, bird and butterfly watchers, photographers and artists, and, of course, for garden enthusiasts. Five acres of ponds, exotic plants & animals, and gard …

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Tuftonboro
Historical Society Museum

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On Route 109 next to the Fire Department
Governor Wentworth Highway
Melvin Village, NH 03850

Open July & August, Mon-Fri Information coming soon! In the meantime, for more information, please contact the Tuftonboro town offices at (603) 569-4539 …

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US Mail Boat M/V Sophie C.

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Wolfeboro

Open daily, Late June-Early Sept. See website for schedule. The Motor Vessel (M/V) Sophie C. on is the oldest floating post office in the United States. Each season she provides mail service on Lake Winnipesaukee, NH , a tradition dating back to 1892. …

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USS Albacore Visitor Center

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Albacore Park
600 Market Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Open now through Memorial Day (May 26), Thursday through Monday Open Memorial Day (May 26) to Columbus Day (October 13), daily Open Columbus Day to Memorial Day 2015, Thursday through Monday (Closed for maintenance January 1 through February 28) Welcom …

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Village Antique and Classic Cars

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444 Governor Wentworth Highway, Route 109
Melvin Village, NH 03850

Open from mid-May, Monday-Saturday In addition to memorabilia, a sampling of our car collection includes a 1913 Model T, a 1929 Model A Business Coupe, and a 1911 Franklin. This unique car’s design in contrast to the Model T has an air cool system and …

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Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion
State Historic Site

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375 Little Harbor Road
Portsmouth, NH 03801

May 3 to May 26 – open weekends May 28 to September 1 – open Wednesday through Sunday September 6 to October 13 – open weekends Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion Historic Site is the former home of New Hampshire’s first royal governor, Benning Wentworth, who …

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Whipple House Museum

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Main Street from juncture of Routes 132 and 3
14 Pleasant Street
Ashland, NH 03217

Open July-August, Wednesday & Friday (please call to confirm) The Whipple House was built in 1837 by Obadiah Smith and was occupied by five generations of the same family for 133 years, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In …

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White Mountain Central Railroad

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Clark’s Trading Post
110 Daniel Webster Highway (US Route 3)
Lincoln, NH 03251

May 24-June 15, open weekends June 20-Sept 1, Sept 6-7 & Sept 13-Oct 13, open daily Take a steam-powered journey through history, but beware of The Wolfman! All aboard the White Mountain Central Railroad for a 25-minute 2-1/2 mile train ride with o …

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Winnipesaukee Belle

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The Wolfeboro Inn
90 North Main Street
Wolfeboro, NH 03894

May 23-June 30, open Wed-Sun July 1-Sept 1, open daily Sept 2-Oct 19 open Thurs-Sun Cruise New Hampshire’s largest lake aboard the Winnipesaukee Belle! For more than a century boats have cruised the waters of Lake Winnipesaukee. Today one vessel, the W …

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Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad

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154 Main Street
Meredith, NH 03253
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211 Lakeside Avenue
Weirs Beach, NH 03247

Open late May-October, see schedule. Enjoy a nostalgic scenic excursion along the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee. We travel between Meredith and Lakeport always within view of the lake. The railroad line was built in 1849 which was well before developmen …

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Woodman Museum

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182 Central Avenue
Dover, NH 03821

Open Wednesday through Sunday,  April through Thanksgiving weekend The Annie E. Woodman Museum is a traditional early 20th century natural history, local history and art museum that has been open since 1916. Our four historic buildings include: An orig …

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Wright Museum of WWII History

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77 Center Street
Wolfeboro, NH 03894

Open daily, May-October During WWII, Americans from all walks of life pulled together to defend freedom against a global threat to our commonly-held values of life, liberty, and the pursuit of a better life. Hardened by the privations of the Great Depr …

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