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7 of 10 Types of New Hampshire Recreational Facilities--Museums
Ivan Gillis
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New Hampshire Museums

Name

Location

County

Region

Type

Notes

Abbot-Spaulding House

Nashua

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

Historic house

Operated by the Nashua Historical Society, Federal Revival style house

Academy Hall Museum

Lyme

Grafton

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Local history

 

Academy Museum

Walpole

Cheshire

Monadnock

Local history

Operated by the Walpole Historical Society, features large clothing collection

Aidron Duckworth Art Museum

Meriden

Sullivan

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Art

website, artworks of Aidron Duckworth

Albany Historical Society Museum

Albany

Carroll

White Mountains Region

Local history

Alstead Historical Museum

Alstead

Cheshire

Monadnock

Local history

Open Sundays in the summer[3]

Always Ready Engine House

Hollis

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

Fire

Operated by the Hollis Historical Society, also contains a hearse

American Independence Museum

Exeter

Rockingham

Seacoast

History

Stories of the American Revolution, includes the 18th-century Ladd-Gilman House

America's Credit Union Museum

Manchester

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

History

Site of the first credit union founded in the United States

Amos J. Blake House Museum

Fitzwilliam

Cheshire

Monadnock

Historic house

Facebooksite, home of the Fitzwilliam Historical Society

Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors Center

Manchester

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

Natural history

website, environmental education center, exhibits focus on the Merrimack River watershed, historical use of the Amoskeag area, and river wildlife

Andover Historical Society Museum

Andover

Merrimack

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Railway

Includes a historic railroad station, also operates the Tucker Mountain Schoolhouse

Andres Institute of Art

Brookline

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

Art

140-acre (57 ha) sculpture park

Ashland Railroad Station Museum

Ashland

Grafton

Lakes Region

Railway

Operated by the Ashland Historical Society[5]

AVA Gallery

Lebanon

Grafton

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Art

website, operated by the Alliance for Visual Art

Aviation Museum of New Hampshire

Manchester

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

Aviation

Home of the New Hampshire Aviation Historical Society, located in Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, history of aviation in NH, aviation science and technology

Barrett House

New Ipswich

Hillsborough

Monadnock

Historic house

Federal style American mansion operated by Historic New England

Belknap Mill

Laconia

Belknap

Lakes Region

Industry

Historic textile mill, industrial knitting museum, art and history center

Bethlehem Heritage Society Museum

Bethlehem

Grafton

White Mountains Region

Local history

 

Boscawen Historical Museum

Boscawen

Merrimack

Merrimack Valley

Local history

Operated by the Boscawen Historical Society

Canaan Historical Society Museum

Canaan

Grafton

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Local history

 

Campton Historical Society Museum

Campton

Grafton

White Mountains Region

Local history

 

Canterbury Shaker Village

Canterbury

Merrimack

Merrimack Valley

Open-air

Includes 25 original and four reconstructed Shaker buildings on 694 acres (2.81 km2)

Carey House

Milford

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

Historic house

website, home of the Milford Historical Society

Castle in the Clouds

Moultonborough

Carroll

Lakes Region

Historic house

Arts & Crafts estate built in 1913-1914, over 45 miles (72 km) of trails on 5,000 acres (20 km2), science programs for children

Chapel Museum

Amherst

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

Local history

website, operated by the Historical Society of Amherst, NH

Chatham Historical Society Museum

Chatham

Carroll

White Mountains Region

Local history

 

Chichester Historical Society Museum

Chichester

Merrimack

Merrimack Valley

Local history

 

Children's Museum of New Hampshire

Dover

Strafford

Seacoast

Children's

website

Claremont Historical Society Museum

Claremont

Sullivan

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Local history

[

Clark House Museum Complex

Wolfeboro

Carroll

Lakes Region

Historic house

website, operated by the Wolfeboro Historical Society, also includes a firehouse museum and schoolhouse

Clark's Trading Post

North Woodstock

Grafton

White Mountains Region

Multiple

Includes trained bear show, White Mountain Central Railroad train rides, Seyranyan Family Circus, Americana Museum, Pemigewasset Hook and Ladder Fire Station, Clark Museum about the Clark family, Florence Murray Museum of oddities, Avery's Garage and more

Colebrook Area Historical Society

Colebrook

Coos

Great North Woods

Local history

Museum located on 2nd floor of Colebrook Town Hall[13]

Contoocook Railroad Depot

Contoocook

Merrimack

Merrimack Valley

Railway

website Historic site, railroad museum, and visitor center

Crossroads of America

Bethlehem

Grafton

White Mountains Region

Railway

Specialized model railroad museum[14]

Currier Museum of Art

Manchester

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

Art

European and American paintings, decorative arts, photographs and sculpture

Danbury North Road Schoolhouse Museum

Danbury

Merrimack

Lakes Region

Local history

1853 red one-room schoolhouse operated by the Danbury Historical Society

Daniel Webster Birthplace State Historic Site

Franklin

Belknap

Lakes Region

Historic house

website, managed by the New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation, late 18th-century log cabin, birthplace of politician Daniel Webster

Derry Museum of History

Derry

Rockingham

Merrimack Valley

Local history

[

District #5 School

East Washington

Sullivan

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Education

Operated by the Washington Historical Society[17]

Dorchester Historical Museum

Dorchester

Grafton

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Local history

 

Dublin Schoolhouse Museum

Dublin

Cheshire

Monadnock

Local history

Operated by the Dublin Historical Society

Durham Historic Museum

Durham

Strafford

Seacoast

Local history

Operated by the Durham Historic Association

Eastman Lord House

Conway

Carroll

White Mountains Region

Historic house

Operated by the Conway Historical Society

Elisha Marston House Museum

Center Sandwich

Carroll

Lakes Region

Local history

Home of the Sandwich Historical Society

Enfield Shaker Museum

Enfield

Grafton

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Religious

Shaker buildings and history

Epping Historical Society Museum

Epping

Rockingham

Seacoast

Local history

 

Exeter Historical Society

Exeter

Rockingham

Seacoast

Local history

website, museum with artifacts of local history

The Fells

Newbury

Merrimack

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Historic house

Early 20th century summer estate on 83 acres, located adjacent to the John Hay National Wildlife Refuge

Fitts Museum

Candia

Rockingham

Merrimack Valley

Local history

website

Florence H. Speare Memorial Museum

Nashua

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

Local history

website, operated by the Nashua Historical Society

Fort at Number 4

Charlestown

Sullivan

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Living history

1744 period British fort with living history guides, set during King George's War

Francestown Improvement and Historical Society Museum

Francestown

Hillsborough

Monadnock

History

website

Franconia Heritage Museum

Franconia

Grafton

White Mountains Region

Local history

website

Franklin Pierce Homestead

Hillsborough

Hillsborough

Monadnock

Historic house

Operated by the Hillsborough Historical Society, early-19th-century childhood home of President Franklin Pierce

Fremont Historical Museum

Fremont

Rockingham

Seacoast

Local history

Operated by the Fremont Historical Society[24]

The Frost Place

Franconia

Grafton

White Mountains Region

Historic house

Home of poet Robert Frost, museum and center for poetry and the arts

Funspot Family Fun Center: American Classic Arcade Museum

Laconia

Belknap

Lakes Region

Amusement

Arcade games, pinball machines, and electro-mechanic games built no later than 1987

Gilman Garrison House

Exeter

Rockingham

Seacoast

Historic house

Operated by Historic New England, 18th-century house with exhibits on local history

Harold S. Gilman Museum

Alton

Belknap

Lakes Region

Local history

Collection of guns, furniture, dolls, buttons, toys and local artifacts, operated by the Alton Historical Society

Gilmanton Historical Society

Gilmanton

Belknap

Lakes Region

Local history

Museum in the Old Town Hall in Gilmanton Iron Works

Glidden Toy Museum

Ashland

Grafton

Lakes Region

Toy

Operated by the Ashland Historical Society, more than two thousand antique toys, open in summer on a limited basis

Goffstown Historical Society Museum

Goffstown

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

Local history

website

Gorham Historical Society Museum

Gorham

Coos

White Mountains Region

Railway

website, historic train depot, railroad cars and artifacts, model railroad

Governor John Langdon House

Portsmouth

Rockingham

Seacoast

Historic house

18th-century-period mansion

Grant Hall Museum of Ossipee History

Center Ossipee

Carroll

Lakes Region

Local history

Operated by the Ossipee Historical Society

Great Bay Discovery Center

Greenland

Rockingham

Seacoast

Natural history

website, conservation-education headquarters for the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, interactive exhibits and natural trails

Greenfield Historical Society Museum

Greenfield

Hillsborough

Monadnock

Local history

 

Hampstead Historic Library Museum

Hampstead

Rockingham

Seacoast

Local history

website, collection of the Hampstead Historical Society

Hancock Historical Society

Hancock

Hillsborough

Monadnock

Local history

website

Hartmann Model Railroad & Toy Museum

Intervale

Carroll

White Mountains Region

Railway

websiteinformation

Haverhill Historical Society Museum

Haverhill

Grafton

White Mountains Region

Local history

website

Henniker Historical Society Museum

Henniker

Merrimack

Merrimack Valley

Local history

website, located in Academy Hall

Henry Wilson Museum

Farmington

Strafford

Lakes Region

Local history

Operated by the Farmington Historical Society at the Goodwin Library

Historical Society of Cheshire County Museum

Keene

Cheshire

Monadnock

Local history

website, located in the former Ball Residence, also tours of Wyman Tavern

Holderness Historical Society Museum

Holderness

Grafton

Lakes Region

Local history

 

Hood Museum of Art

Hanover

Grafton

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Art

Part of Dartmouth College, collections include art from ancient cultures, the Americas, Europe, Africa, Papua New Guinea and other world regions

Hopkins Center for the Arts

Hanover

Grafton

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Art

Part of Dartmouth College, includes performing and visual arts center

Hopkinton Historical Society

Hopkinton

Merrimack

Merrimack Valley

Local history

Housed in the William H. Long Memorial Building

Horatio Colony House

Keene

Cheshire

Monadnock

Historic house

website

Hudson Historical Society

Hudson

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

Local history

Located in the late 19th-century Hills House

Jackson House

Portsmouth

Rockingham

Seacoast

Historic house

Operated by Historic New England, 17th-century house

James House Museum

Hampton

Rockingham

Seacoast

Historic house

Early 18th-century house

Jefferson Historical Society Museum

Jefferson

Coos

White Mountains Region

Local history

[32][33]

John Paul Jones House

Portsmouth

Rockingham

Seacoast

History

Operated by the Portsmouth Historical Society, 18th-century home lived in by American naval hero John Paul Jones, features exhibits of local history

John Wingate Weeks Estate

Lancaster

Coos

Great North Woods

Historic house

Operated by the New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation

Kendall Shop Museum and Carriage House

Bedford

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

Local history

Operated by the Bedford Historical Society

Kimball House Museum

Atkinson

Rockingham

Seacoast

Local history

Operated by the Atkinson Historical Society

Kimball Jenkins Estate

Concord

Merrimack

Merrimack Valley

Art

website, art school with public galleries

Laconia Historical and Museum Society

Laconia

Belknap

Lakes Region

Local history

website, exhibits and programs at the Laconia Public Library

Lake Winnipesaukee Museum

Weirs Beach

Belknap

Lakes Region

Local history

website, operated by the Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society

Lane Tavern

Sanbornton Square

Belknap

Lakes Region

Local history

website, home of the Sanbornton Historical Society

Lawrence L. Lee Scouting Museum

Manchester

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

Scouting

Located at Camp Carpenter, Boy Scout memorabilia and library

Lee Historical Society Museum

Lee

Strafford

Seacoast

Local history

 

Libby Museum

Wolfeboro

Carroll

Lakes Region

Natural history

Open seasonally

Lisbon Area Historical Museum

Lisbon

Grafton

White Mountains Region

Local history

 

Little Nature Museum

Warner

Merrimack

Merrimack Valley

Natural history

website

Little Red Schoolhouse Museum

Newport

Sullivan

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

School

Operated by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

Littleton Area Historical Society

Littleton

Grafton

White Mountains Region

Local history

 

Lockhaven Schoolhouse Museum

Enfield

Grafton

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

School

information

Loon Center

Moultonborough

Carroll

Lakes Region

Natural history

website

Madison Historical Society Museum

Madison

Carroll

Lakes Region

Local history

 

Main Street House Museum

Warner

Merrimack

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

History

website, operated by the Warner Historical Society in the Upton/Chandler House

Main Street Museum

Meredith

Belknap

Lakes Region

Local history

website, home of the Meredith Historical Society

Margret and H.A. Rey Center

Waterville Valley

Grafton

White Mountains Region

Art

Includes an art gallery, programs in art, science, nature and children's literature

Marion Blodgett Museum

North Stratford

Coos

Great North Woods

Local history

Operated by the Cohos Historical Society[41]

Mariposa Museum

Peterborough

Hillsborough

Monadnock

Culture

website, folk art, textiles, costumes, art, puppets, toys and instruments from six continents

Marshall House Museum

Newton

Rockingham

Seacoast

Local history

Open by appointment with the Newton Historical Society[42]

Mary Baker Eddy Historic House

Rumney

Grafton

Lakes Region

Historic house

website

McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

Concord

Merrimack

Merrimack Valley

Air and space science

Exhibits on astronomy, engineering, Earth and space sciences, honors the memories of Christa McAuliffe and Alan Shepard

Melville Academy Museum

Jaffrey

Cheshire

Monadnock

Local history

website, operated by the Jaffrey Historical Society

Merrimack Historical Society Museum

Merrimack

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

Local history

website

Millyard Museum

Manchester

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

Local history

website, operated by the Manchester Historic Association in the historic Amoskeag Millyard, city history, immigrants, textile industry

Moffatt-Ladd House

Portsmouth

Rockingham

Seacoast

Historic house

Owned and operated by the National Society of the Colonial Dames in the State of New Hampshire, 18th-century house reflecting owners from 1763 through 1900

Moffett House Museum & Genealogy Center

Berlin

Coos

Great North Woods

Local history

website, operated by the Berlin and Coos Historical Society

Monadnock Center for History and Culture

Peterborough

Hillsborough

Monadnock

Local history

website, operated by the Peterborough Historical Society, includes a late 18th-century period kitchen, early American furniture and decorative arts, local history and culture

Mont Vernon Historical Society Museum

Mont Vernon

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

Local history

 

Morrison House Museum

Londonderry

Rockingham

Merrimack Valley

Historic house

website, operated by the Londonderry Historical Society, 18th-century farmhouse

Moultonborough Town House

Moultonborough

Carroll

Lakes Region

Local history

Operated by the Moultonborough Historical Society

Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum

Warner

Merrimack

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Ethnic - Native American

website

Mount Washington Observatory Museum

Sargent's Purchase

Coos

White Mountains Region

Science

website, focuses on weather and geology

MWV Children's Museum

North Conway

Carroll

White Mountains Region

Children's

website

Museum of the White Mountains

Plymouth

Grafton

Lakes Region

History

Operated by Plymouth State University, history, culture, and environmental legacy of the region

Museum of White Mountain Art

Jackson

Carroll

White Mountains Region

Multiple

website, operated by the Jackson Historical Society, display of White Mountain School of Art paintings as well as changing local history exhibits, permanent exhibit of old maps of the area

Muster Field Farm Museum

North Sutton

Merrimack

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Agriculture

website, working farm museum with 18th-century homestead

New England Ski Museum

Franconia

Grafton

White Mountains Region

Sports - Skiing

History of commercial and recreational skiing in the northeastern United States, located in Franconia Notch State Park

New Hampshire Boat Museum

Wolfeboro

Carroll

Lakes Region

Maritime

website

New Hampshire Farm Museum

Milton

Strafford

Lakes Region

Agriculture

Includes historic farmhouse and tavern, agricultural machinery, farm tools, sleighs and wagons, farm animals

New Hampshire Historical Society

Concord

Merrimack

Merrimack Valley

History

State history and culture

New Hampshire Snowmobile Museum

Allenstown

Merrimack

Merrimack Valley

Sports

Located in Bear Brook State Park

New Hampshire State House

Concord

Merrimack

Merrimack Valley

Historic building

Guided and self-guided tours available on weekdays

New Hampshire Telephone Museum

Warner

Merrimack

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Commodity

website, collection of historic telephones

New London Historical Society

New London

Merrimack

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Living history

website, small village of 19th-century buildings and many horse-drawn vehicles

Newport Historical Society Museum

Newport

Sullivan

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Local history

 

Northern Forest Heritage Park

Berlin

Coos

Great North Woods

Industry

website, includes full-size replica logging camp, logging tools and equipment, Brown Company House Museum, artisans display gallery, 3 acre park

Northwood Historical Society Museum

Northwood

Rockingham

Merrimack Valley

Local history

 

Nottingham Square Schoolhouse Museum

Nottingham

Rockingham

Merrimack Valley

Education

Open by appointment, historic schoolhouse

Old Country Store and Museum

Moultonborough

Carroll

Lakes Region

Historic store

 

Old Webster Meeting House

Webster

Merrimack

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Local history

 

Old River Road School

Bridgewater

Grafton

Lakes Region

Local history

information, scroll down to Bridgewater Historical Society

Old Town Hall

Newington

Rockingham

Seacoast

History

website

Patuccoway Grange Museum

Nottingham

Rockingham

Merrimack Valley

History

Open by appointment, implements of farming, early industry and home life[45]

Peabody Farm Museum

Shelburne

Coos

White Mountains Region

Local history

 

Pierce Manse

Concord

Merrimack

Merrimack Valley

Historic house

Home of President Franklin Pierce

Pittsburg Historical Society Museum

Pittsburg

Coos

Great North Woods

Local history

Museum located in Town Hall

Plaistow Historical Society

Plaistow

Rockingham

Seacoast

Local history

website

Plymouth Historical Society Museum

Plymouth

Grafton

Lakes Region

Local history

Located in a former county courthouse and library

Poore Family Homestead and Historic Farm Museum

Colebrook

Coos

Great North Woods

Historic house

website, historic farmstead that portrays one family's life from the 1830s to the 1980s

Portsmouth Athenæum

Portsmouth

Rockingham

Seacoast

Library

Includes museum gallery with changing exhibitions from its collections

Pottle Meeting House

Meredith

Belknap

Lakes Region

Agriculture

Operated by the Meredith Historical Society, historic farm tools and agriculture equipment

Quimby Barn

Center Sandwich

Carroll

Lakes Region

Transportation

Operated by the Sandwich Historical Society, horse-drawn vehicles[48]

Raymond Historical Society

Raymond

Rockingham

Merrimack Valley

Railway

Local history and railroad artifacts

Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm

Tamworth

Carroll

Lakes Region

Agriculture

Working farm museum with museum farmhouse of a country doctor

Richard Diehl Civilian Conservation Corps Museum

Allenstown

Merrimack

Merrimack Valley

History

Work of the Civilian Conservation Corps in New Hampshire, located in Bear Brook State Park

Rindge Historical Society Museum

Rindge

Cheshire

Monadnock

Local history

 

Robert Frost Farm

Derry

Rockingham

Merrimack Valley

Historic house

Home of poet Robert Frost

Rochester Museum of Fine Arts

Rochester

Strafford

Seacoast

Art

Contemporary art in all media

Rumney Historical Society Museum

Rumney

Grafton

Lakes Region

Local history

 

Rundlet-May House

Portsmouth

Rockingham

Seacoast

Historic house

Operated by Historic New England, early-19th-century mansion reflecting four generations of ownership

Rye Historical Society Museum

Rye

Rockingham

Seacoast

Local history

website

Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

Cornish

Sullivan

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Historic house

Home, gardens, and studios of sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens

Salem Historical Museum

Salem

Rockingham

Merrimack Valley

Local history

Located in the Old Town Meeting House[51]

Salisbury Historical Society Museum

Salisbury

Merrimack

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Local history

website

Sandown Historical Society & Museum

Sandown

Rockingham

Seacoast

Local history

Located in a historic depot

Seacoast Science Center

Rye

Rockingham

Seacoast

Science center

website, marine science nature center

SEE Science Center

Manchester

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

Science center

website

Sharon Arts Center

Peterborough

Hillsborough

Monadnock

Art

website, arts center with fine art gallery

Sheridan House Museum

Winchester

Cheshire

Monadnock

Local history

Operated by the Winchester Historical Society

Springfield Historical Museum

West Springfield

Sullivan

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Local history

Operated by the Springfield Historical Society

Stone Building Museum

Weare

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

Local history

website home of the Weare Historical Society

Stone School Museum

Newmarket

Rockingham

Seacoast

Local history

Operated by the Newmarket Historical Society

Strawbery Banke

Portsmouth

Rockingham

Seacoast

Living

Includes 10 houses with costumed interpreters reflecting the 17th through the 19th centuries, crafts demonstrations

Sugar Hill Historical Museum

Sugar Hill

Grafton

White Mountains Region

History

 

Summersworth Historical Society

Somersworth

Strafford

Seacoast

Local history

 

Thompson-Ames Historical Society Museums

Gilford

Belknap

Lakes Region

Local history

website, operates three museums that are open by appointment: Mount Belknap Grange, Union Meetinghouse, Benjamin Rowe House

Tip-Top House

Mount Washington State Park

Coos

White Mountains Region

History

Former hotel on Mount Washington

Tobias Lear House

Portsmouth

Rockingham

Seacoast

Historic house

Adjacent to Wentworth-Gardner House, mid 18th-century house

Troy Historical Society Museum

Troy

Cheshire

Monadnock

Local history

 

Tuck Museum

Hampton

Rockingham

Seacoast

Open-air

website, includes Tuck Memorial Museum, Farm Museum, Seacoast Fire Museum and the 19th-Century District Schoolhouse

Tuftonboro Historical Society Museum

Melvin Village

Carroll

Lakes Region

Local history

information

University of New Hampshire Museum

Durham

Strafford

Seacoast

Local history

Located in the Dimond Library, hosts two exhibitions each year about the history of the University of New Hampshire[58]

Upper Pemigewasset Historical Society and Museum

Lincoln

Grafton

White Mountains Region

Local history

website

USS Albacore (AGSS-569)

Portsmouth

Rockingham

Seacoast

Museum ship

Decommissioned submarine

Van Dame School Museum and Research Center

Nottingham

Rockingham

Merrimack Valley

History

Open by appointment, local history

Warner House

Portsmouth

Rockingham

Seacoast

Historic house

18th-century brick mansion, reflects six generations of family ownership

Warren Historical Museum

Warren

Grafton

White Mountains Region

Local history

Operated by the Warren Historical Society[59]

Washington Historical Society Museum

Washington

Sullivan

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Local history

 

Webster Cottage Museum

Hanover

Grafton

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Historic house

18th-century farmhouse and residence of Daniel Webster as a student at Dartmouth College, operated by the Hanover Historical Society

Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion

Portsmouth

Rockingham

Seacoast

Historic house

18th-century mansion of New Hampshire's first royal governor

Wentworth-Gardner House

Portsmouth

Rockingham

Seacoast

Historic house

18th-century mansion, adjacent to Tobias Lear House

Westmoreland Historical Society

Westmoreland

Cheshire

Monadnock

Local history

 

Wheeler House

Hollis

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

Local history

Home of the Hollis Historical Society

Whipple House Museum

Ashland

Grafton

Lakes Region

Local history

Operated by the Ashland Historical Society

Wigwam Museum

Amherst

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

Local history

website, operated by the Historical Society of Amherst, NH

Wilder-Holton House

Lancaster

Coos

Great North Woods

Historic house

Operated by the Lancaster Historical Society

Windham Museum

Windham

Rockingham

Merrimack Valley

Local history

Open for events and by appointment[64]

Works Barn Museum & Allard House

Freedom

Carroll

Lakes Region

History

Operated by the Freedom Historical Society[65]

Woodman Institute Museum

Dover

Strafford

Seacoast

Multiple

Rocks & minerals, Indian artifacts, mammals & marine life, birds & butterflies, shells, snakes & turtles, dolls, military items, maps & documents, maritime, household and local history artifacts

Wright Museum

Wolfeboro

Carroll

Lakes Region

Military

website, dedicated to celebrating Americans' sacrifices and achievements during WWII

Zimmerman House

Manchester

Hillsborough

Merrimack Valley

Historic house

Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, operated by the Currier Museum of Art

 

Other Sites of Interest

 

San Marcos Memories—disappearing North County San Diego, Ca

www.ellengillisart.com

 

Lake San Marcos—Listing of Vendors and Other Items of Interest to LSM residents

www.lsmdirectory.com

 

Silly Service—38 years of Federal Civil Service Overview (A book in progress)

www.ivanegillis.com

 




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