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Abbot-Downing Historical Society

PO Box 4077

Concord, NH03302-4077

www.concordcoach.org

603-224-1036

Abbot-Downing Historical Society located on Hopkinton Fairgrounds; horse-drawn equipment. Open Labor Day weekend. Admission free

 

Acworth Historical Society

PO Box 37

South Acworth, NH03607-0037

Society owns & has restored the 1865 S. Acworth Village Store Bldg (including Union Hall above store). Operated by the Acworth Community Project, a volunteer organization. Restoring Grange Hall bldg. Work day 2nd Sat., 1pm-4pm.

 

Albacore Park, PPMMA

600 Market St

Portsmouth, NH03801-3361

ussalbacore.org

603-436-3680

Museum is the USS Albacore, a submarine. Open daily - hours change seasonally. $5 adults, $3 child

 

Albany Historical Society

1972 Route 16

Albany, NH03818-7414

603-447-6038

Located at 1972 Route 16. Museum open 2nd & 4th Wednesday June-early Oct.

 

Alexandria Historical Society

c/o Pat Moore, 317 Shem Valley Rd

Alexandria, NH03222-6110

603-744-5831

Tucker House, 21 Washburn Rd. Open Mon. 4-6pm and by appt. Admission free

 

Allenstown Historical Society

PO Box 94

Allenstown, NH03275-0094

603-485-8170

 

 

Alstead Historical Society

PO Box 16, 15 Mechanic St.

Alstead, NH03602-0016

603-835-6751, 603-835-7900

Museum in Maybelle H. Still Memorial Building (formerly Universalist Church) Junction of High St. & Pleasant St., Alstead Village. Open Sun. 1-4pm Summer only. Admission free

 

Alton Historical Society

PO Box 536

Alton, NH03809-0536

Museum of Alton History, Alton artifacts & documents is located in Gilman Library, Main St, Alton (downstairs). Open Wed. afternoons during July & Aug, also by appt. Admission free, donations accepted. Brochure available. Walking Tour brochure available.

 

American Independence Museum

1 Governors Ln

Exeter, NH03833-2420

www.independencemuseum.org

603-772-2622

AIM shares the history of the founding of our nation, with a mission to "Connect America's Revolutionary past with the present" through the experiences of one family, one town, and one state. Tours include the newly restored Folsom Tavern and the Ladd- Gi

 

America's Stonehenge

PO Box 84

North Salem, NH03073-0084

www.stonehengeusa.com

603-893-8300

Located at 105 Haverhill Rd, North Salem. Open year round, 9am-5pm. Closed Christmas & Thanksgiving. $9.50 adults, $8.50 seniors (65+), $6.50 ages 6-12

 

Andover Historical Society

PO Box 167

Andover, NH03216-0167

andoverhistory.org

Railroad Station and General Store/Post Office, 108 Depot St, Potter Place Open Sat. & Sun. Memorial Day-Columbus Day Admission free

 

Antrim Historical Society

PO Box 172

Antrim, NH03440-0172

www.antrimnh.org/Pages/AntrimNH_About/HistoricalSociety

 

 

Ashland Historical Society

Ashland, NH03217-0175

www.oldashlandnh.org

Whipple House Museum, 14 Pleasant St, 1-4pm, Thursday, July & Aug. Ashland Railroad Station Museum, 69 Depot St (Rte. 132), 1-4pm, Sat., July & Aug. Pauline E. Glidden Toy Museum, 14 Main St., by appointment.

 

Assoc. for Rollinsford Culture & History

PO Box 16

Rollinsford, NH03869-0016

www.paulwentworthhouse.org

The 1701 Col. Paul Wentworth House, Water St Open for scheduled tours & events.

 

Atkinson Historical Society

PO Box 863

Atkinson, NH03811-0863

atkinsonhistoricalsociety.org

603-362-9317

Kimball Museum, 3 Academy Ave, Home of Atkinson's 1st minister, built in 1759-1774. Open 2-4pm Wed., 10am-2pm 1st Sat. of month. Admission free

 

Auburn Historical Association

PO Box 6

Auburn, NH3032

http://www.auburnhistorical.org/

Open 3rd Sat. monthly, 1-4pm, also by appt.

 

Barnstead Historical Society

c/o 201 Tom Berry Rd

Center Barnstead, NH03225-3445

www.barnstead.org/aboutbarnstead/historicalsociety.html

No museum. Society owns the old town jail and maintains changing exhibit at the Oscar Foss Memorial Library. Brochure available.

 

Barrett House Museum

Route 123A, 79 Main St.

New Ipswich, NH3071

Main St, New Ipswich Open 1st & 3rd Sat. June - Oct., 11am-4pm, tours on the hour Adults $5

 

Barrington Historical Society

648 Franklin Pierce Highway

Barrington, NH3825

603-664-2685

 

 

Bartlett Historical Society

PO Box 514

Bartlett, NH03812-0514

 

 

Bath Historical Society

PO Box 44

Bath, NH03740-0044

603-747-2454

Town Bldg, Main St, Village Center Open to public by appt. Contact Beverly Woods, Dir., 603-747-2454 or 603-747-2410. Admission free

 

Bear Brook Museum Complex (NH State Park)

State of NH, DRED (State Parks), PO Box 1856

Concord, NH03302-1856

www.nhstateparks.org

603 485-9869

Complex at 157 Deerfield Rd, Allenstown, includes Richard Diehl CCC Museum, NH Antique Snowmobile Museum, Museum of Family Camping, and the old Allenstown Meeting House. Call for hours of the various bldgs. Admission to park $3 adults, $1 children 6-11, f

 

Beaver Brook Farm & Transportation Museum

78 Brook Rd

Mont Vernon, NH03057-1912

beaverbrookmuseum.com

603-673-9001

Beaver Brook Farm & Transport Museum. Includes Mt. Washington Cog Exhibit, 1835 Studebaker Conestoga wagon, 2-ft narrow gauge railroad & artifacts, wagons, buggies, sleighs, maple sugar exhibit, logging & sawmill exhibit, “Heritage Village” with 1-rm scho

 

Bedford Historical Society

24 N Amherst Rd

Bedford, NH03110-5404

www.BedfordhistoricalNH.org

603-471-6336

Kendall Shop Museum, carriage shed and 1800 School House #7, all at 24 N Amherst Rd. Open by appt. Admission free

 

Belknap Mill Society

25 Beacon St East

Laconia, NH03246-3459

www.belknapmill.org

603-524-8813

The Mill Plaza, Laconia. Art, Historic House Site, History, Industrial Knitting. Open Tues. and Thurs., 12pm-6pm, Sat. 10am-1pm. Admission is free.

 

Belmont Historical Society

180 Dutile Rd

Belmont, NH03220-3519

http://www.historicalsocietiesnh.org/belmont

Province Road Meeting House, 251 Province Rd . Under renovation

 

Bennington Historical Society

PO Box 50

Bennington, NH03442-0050

603-588-4871

Bennington Historical Society & Pearl Walker Hall, 35 Main St, artifacts reflect Town History, JFK Collection. Open Sat., 1-3pm, May 15-Oct. 15 Admission free, donations accepted.

 

Berlin & Coos County Historical Society

PO Box 52

Berlin, NH03570-0052

603-752-4590

Moffett House Museum, 119 High St, Berlin Open Tues.-Sat., 12-4pm. Admission free

 

Bethlehem Heritage Society

PO Box 148, Main St.

Bethlehem, NH03574-0148

www.bethlehemheritagenh.com

603-869-3330

The Heritage Society Museum, 2182 Main St., also contains the Chamber of Commerce information center. Phone: 603-869-3409. Open 7 days, 10am-5 pm, July-Sept. 6, daily during foliage season, weekends in Dec., call 603-869-3330 for appt. Admission free

 

Boscawen Historical Society

226 King Street

Boscawen, NH03303-2317

www.boscawenhistoricalsociety.org/

603-975-0111

Boscawen Academy, 226 King St. Open by Chance or Appointment Admission free

 

Bow Heritage Commission

Bow Municipal Building, 10 Grandview Rd

Bow, NH3304

 

 

Bradford Historical Society

PO Box 551

Bradford, NH03221-0551

bradfordnhhistorical.org

The Old Post Office at juncture of Rte 103 and 114 The Tin Shop and Smithy on East Main Street The Center Schoolhouse at Bradford Center All open by appointment, call 938-5372

 

Brentwood Historical Society

Brentwood Town Hall, 1 Dalton Rd

Brentwood, NH03833-6011

Museum is open by appointment

 

Bridgewater Historical Society

c/o Ruth Whittier, 1785 Summer St

Bristol, NH03222-3243

Bridgewater Historical Society Museum, Old River Rd; Schoolhouse, 1062 River Rd. Open by appt. only. Admission free

 

Bristol Historical Society

High Street

Bristol, NH3222

http://www.minotsleeperlibrary.org/bristol-historical-society.html

603-744-2751

Old Engine House, South Mail St Open on mtg nights, also by appt. Admission free

 

Brookline Historical Society

PO Box 595, 17 Meeting House Hill Rd

Brookline, NH03033-0595

www.geocities.com/brooklinehistorical

Located on Meeting House Hill Rd

 

Campton Historical Society

PO Box 160, 529 NH Route 175

Campton, NH03223-0160

www.camptonhistorical.org

Re-habbed 1855 town house, carriage shed, attached grange hall Open Thurs. 9am-4pm. Admission free

 

Canaan Historical Society

PO Box 402

Canaan, NH03741-0402

www.rootsweb.com/~nhchs

Canaan Museum, Canaan St, Open 1-4pm, Sat., July-Oct. Admission free, donations appreciated

 

Candia Historical Society

PO Box 300, 29 High St

Candia, NH03034-0300

Old School House No. 1 , 29 High St

 

Canterbury Historical Society

PO Box 81

Canterbury, NH03224-0081

www.canterbury-nh.org/Pages/CanterburyNH_HistoricalSociety/programs

603-783-4702

Elizabeth Houser Museum, Old Tilton Rd, Canterbury Ctr. Ginger Laplante, curator, 603-783-2702. No regular hours

 

Canterbury Shaker Village

288 Shaker Rd

Canterbury, NH03224-2728

www.shakers.org

603-783-9511

Same address as above. Open daily, 10am-5pm, mid-May - Oct. 31; $17 adults; $8 youth (ages 6-17); <6 free.

 

Centre Harbor Historical Society

PO Box 98

Center Harbor, NH03226-0098

www.chhistory.com

603-968-3902

Village Schoolhouse Museum, 94 Dane Road (Rte. 25B): Assorted items of interest to the growth of the village. Open Sat., 10am-2pm, July & Aug. Admission free

 

Charlestown Historical Society

PO Box 159

Charlestown, NH03603-0159

http://usgennet.org/usa/nh/county/sullivan/Charlestownnew.htm

603-826-9943

Little Red School House, 1501 Acworth Rd., call for open dates. CHS Archives Room, Town Hall, Summer St., open Tues. 9am-12pm for historical research. Admission free, donations appreciated.

 

Chatham Historical Society

1209 Main Rd

Chatham, NH03813-5320

603-694-2099

Historical Society & Library Archives, Route 113-B: Preserving the history of the town & surrounding area; collecting genealogical information on area families. Archaeology, Genealogy (over 50 family histories), Military, Oral History, Photography (1800-P

 

Chester Historical Society

PO Box 34

Chester, NH03036-0034

www.chesternhhistorical.org

1 Chester St., Stevens Memorial Hall

 

Chesterfield Historical Society

PO Box 204

Chesterfield, NH03443-0204

Archive & musem @ Route 63 Chesterfield. Open Thurs. 9:30am-12pm, Sun. 2-4pm. Admission free

 

Chichester Historical Society

49 Main St

Chichester, NH03258-6507

603-798-5609

49 Main St in Old Fire Station. Open Tues. 9am-12pm.

 

Claremont Historical Society

26 Mulberry St

Claremont, NH03743-2538

Claremont H/S Museum, 26 Mulberry St. Open Sun. June-Sept. 2-5pm. $ 1/person. Cemetery walk workshop

 

Cohos Historical Society

PO Box 262

North Stratford, NH03590-0262

www.cohoshistoricalsociety.org

603-922-8337

Marion Blodgett Museum, corner of Hollow Rd and Bog Rd, Stratford Hollow. 125 year old former Methodist Church

 

Colebrook Area Historical Society

PO Box 32, 17 Bridge St

Colebrook, NH03576-0032

Colebrook Area Historical Museum, 17 Bridge St. Open Sat. 10am-2pm July & Aug. Admission free

 

Concord Historical Society

PO Box 1027

Concord, NH03302-1027

www.concordhistoricalsociety.org

Answering machine: 603-228-8101, Live response, Valerie Blake 603-224-2508

 

 

Conway Historical Society

PO Box 1949

Conway, NH03818-1949

www.conwayhistoricalsociety.org/

800-447-5551

Eastman-Lord House, 100 Main St., Conway Village. Open Wed. 2-4pm and Thur. 6-8pm, Memorial Day-Labor Day. $3.00, $6.00/Family

 

Cornish Historical Society

488 Townhouse Road

Cornish, NH3745

www.facebook.com/CornishHistoricalSociety

26 School Street, Cornish Flat, NH 03746 Open: 2nd Saturday April-October 9:00 AM - 12 Noon or by appointment Admission free

 

Covered Spans of Yesteryear

PO Box 2242

Concord, NH03302-2242

www.lostbridges.org

 

 

Crossroads of America

6 Trudeau Rd

Bethlehem, NH03574-5106

http://members.tripod.com/~s_scale/index.html

603-869-3919

Specialized model railroad museum. "Exhibitorium" of transportation and miniature items. Open daily (except Mon), 9am-5pm, June 1 - mid-Oct. Call for schedule and admission fees.

 

Croydon Historical Society

879 NH Route 10

Croydon, NH03773-6102

603-863-3099

12pm-3pm, Sat. in summer. Admission free, donations accepted

 

Currier Museum of Art

201 Myrtle Way

Manchester, NH03104-4304

www.currier.org

603-669-6144

Art Museum and Zimmerman House. During museum expansion museum shop & programs at: Currier Downtown, 82 Hanover St

 

Dalton Historical Society

c/o Terri L Parks, 220 Union Rd

Dalton, NH03598-5640

www.daltonhistoricalsociety.org

None

 

Danbury, NH, Historical Society

c/o Bonnie Fletcher, 30 Deckmans Rd.

Danbury, NH3230

Danbury North Road Schoolhouse Museum, 440 North Road, Danbury, NH 03230 Admission free

 

Daniel Webster Birthplace (NH State Park)

State of NH, DRED (State Parks), PO Box 1856

Concord, NH03302-1856

www.nhstateparks.org

603 934-5057; 603 485-2034

Located on NH Rte 127, Franklin. Glimpse of 1700s farm life. Living history interpreters provided by Franklin H/S. For info on participatory living school program call 603 736-8938. Weekends 9am-5pm, July-Sept. $3 adults, $1 children 6-17; free children <

 

Dartmouth College Archives

Special Collections, 6065 Webster Hall, Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH03755-3519

www.dartmouth.edu/~speccoll/

603-646-0538

Rauner Special Collections Library, Webster Hall, 6065 Wentworth St., protecting Dartmouth College archives. Open Mon.-Fri., 8am-6pm, Sat. 9am-1pm. Admission free

 

Deerfield Historical Society

PO Box 41

Deerfield, NH03037-0041

Deerfield Town Hall, Old Center Rd. Open upon request. Admission free

 

Derry Heritage Commission

29 W Broadway

Derry, NH03038-3220

http://www.derry.nh.us/

603-434-1247

Derry Historical Museum in Adams Bldg, West Broadway; comprehensive museum of Derry's history. By appt only. Admission free

 

Diocesan Museum

153 Ash St # 310

Manchester, NH03104-4348

603-624-1729

 

 

Dorchester Historical Society

c/o 188 Streeter Woods Road

Dorchester, NH3266

Dorchester Historical Museum on the Town Common. Open Sun., 2-4pm, Memorial Day to Columbus Day and Old Home Days all weekend. Admission free

 

Dublin Historical Society

PO Box 415

Dublin, NH03444-0415

www.dublinhistory.org

603-563-8545

Office & archives hours (6 Church St.): 9am-12pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and by appointment; call to confirm times. Schoolhouse Museum (1179 Main St.): Saturday and Sunday in July/August, 12pm-2pm.

 

Dummer Historical Society

1344 E Side River Rd

Dummer, NH03588-5423

603-449-6628

Historical collection in Dummer Public Library, call for appt.

 

Dunbarton Historical Society

c/o Ted Vallieres, 18 Tucker Hill Road

Dunbarton, NH3046

www.historicalsocietiesnh.org/dunbarton/

Brick Schoolhs Museum & Blacksmith Shop on Stark Hwy North. H/S also maintains the Stark Cemetery & Robert Rodgers homesite. Open 1-4pm on 2nd & 4th Sat., July & August Admission free

 

Durham Historic Association

c/o Town Hall, 15 Newmarket Rd

Durham, NH03824-2815

603-868-5436

On Rte. 108, corner of Main St. & Newmarket Rd. Chairlift on site; A/C in summer. Open 2-4pm, Tue.& Thur., or by appt (603 868-2579 or 868-2700). Admission free

 

Edwin C. Remick Foundation

PO Box 250

Tamworth, NH03886-0250

www.remickmuseum.org

603-323-7591

Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm Open Mon.-Fri., 10am-4pm, year round; July 5 to Columbus Day: Mon.-Sat, 10am-4pm. $3 per person

 

Effingham Historical Society

PO Box 33

Effingham, NH03882-0033

www.groups.msn.com/EffinghamHistoricalsociety

603-539-6715

Rte. 108, corner of Main St. & Newmarket Rd. Open Tues. & Thurs., 2-4pm, June-Oct. Admission free

 

Enfield Historical Society

PO Box 612

Enfield, NH03748-0612

Enfield Ctr Museum: Rte 4-A; Sat. 2-4pm, mid-June - Labor Day. Lockehaven Schoolhouse Museum: corner Lockehaven & Ibey Rds; Sun. 2-4pm, mid-June - Labor Day.

 

Enfield Shaker Museum

447 NH Route 4A

Enfield, NH03748-3503

www.shakermuseum.org

603-632-4346

The Enfield Shaker Museum is focused on sharing the history and culture of the Enfield Shakers. In nine historic buildings and on 21 acres of land, visitors to the Museum can enjoy a variety of activities including: exhibits, tours, traditional craft demo

 

Epping Historical Society

PO Box 348

Epping, NH03042-0348

603-679-2944

11 Water St. Home of 3 Governors. Open Mon. 6-9pm, Wed. 10am-2pm. Admission free

 

Epsom Historical Association

PO Box 814

Epsom, NH03234-0814

www.epsomhistory.com

Library & Museum, 1775 Dover Rd, Open Wednesday evenings

 

Exeter Historical Society

PO Box 924, 47 Front St

Exeter, NH03833-0924

exeterhistory.org

603-778-2335

Museum & Research Library Open Tues.& Thurs. 2-4:30pm; Sat- 9:30am-12pm & by appt. Admission free

 

Farmington Historical Society

c/o Goodwin Library, 422 Main St

Farmington, NH03835-3771

www.farmingtonnhhistory.org

603-859-3929

Henry Wilson Museum, lower level Goodwin Library, 422 Main St. Open on specific days or by appointment. Online access through website.

 

Fitts Museum

52 Douglas Drive

Candia, NH03034-0091

www.fittsmuseum.org

603-483-8881

Fitts Museum, High Street (Rt. 27) , Candia; a two-story colonial-era bldg. Open to public Third Saturday of the Month, May through October, 1-4 PM; private tours available by appointment Admission free

 

Fitzwilliam Historical Society

PO Box 87

Fitzwilliam, NH03447-0087

www.fitzhistoricalsociety.org

603-585-7742

Amos J. Blake House Museum, 66 NH Rt. 119W Open Thurs. 9-11am, 1st Sat. 9-11am, closed Jan., summer hours: Memorial Day-labor Day weekends, Sat. 1-4pm Admission free, guided tours free

 

Fort at #4 Association

PO Box 1336

Charlestown, NH03603-1336

www.fortat4.org

603-826-5700 or 888-367-8284

Fort No. 4 Living History Museum, 267 Springfield Rd., Rte. 11, Charlestown, NH. Historical recreation of a fortified village 1740-1750 with reenactments. Open 10am-4:30pm, Wed.-Sun, June-Oct. $8 Adult / $5 Child (6 yrs.) / $6 Seniors

 

Francestown Improvement & Historical Society

PO Box 147

Francestown, NH03043-0147

http://www.francestown.history.org

603-547-3600

F.I.H.S. Historical Rooms, covering Francestown History, Francestown Soapstone; Academy. Open 1-3pm, 2nd Sat. monthly and Labor Day 10am-2pm & 3-4pm. Admission free

 

Franco-American Centre

PO Box 994

Manchester, NH03105-0994

www.facnh.com

603-669-4045

52 Concord St: 30,000-vol. Library and Art Gallery promoting & preserving items important to the Franco-American community in NH and New England. Open 9am - 5pm, Mon.-Fri. Also open by request.

 

Franconia Area Heritage Council

PO Box 169

Franconia, NH03580-0169

www.FranconiaHeritage.org

603-823-5000

Franconia Heritage Museum at 553 Main St & Iron Furnace Interpretive Center at Jct. 117 & Main St. Both Museums open Thurs. & Sat. and holiday weekends 1-4pm; Interpretive Center, self-guided, always viewable. Donations gratefully accepted.

 

Franklin Historical Society

PO Box 43

Franklin, NH03235-0043

www.franklinnhhistoricalsociety.org

Open by appt.

 

Franklin Pierce Homestead (NH State Park)

State of NH, DRED (State Parks), PO Box 1856

Concord, NH03302-1856

www.nhstateparks.org

603 478-3165

Located on NH Rte 31, Hillsborough. This boyhood home of Franklin Pierce is a federal-style country home built in 1804. Open July-Aug., daily 10am-4pm, weekends Memorial Day-Columbus day (Sundays 1-4pm) $7 adults, $1 children (6-17); free for children 5 &

 

Freedom Historical Society

PO Box 548

Freedom, NH03836-0548

http://freedomhistoricalsociety.org/

Works Barn Museum & Allard House, Maple St. Open Sat, 10am-12pm, Memorial Day-Labor Day Donations accepted.

 

Fremont Historical Society

225 South Rd

Fremont, NH03044-3408

603-895-4032

Fremont Historical Museum, 8 Beede Hill Rd. Open 2nd Sat. 10am-2pm, May-Oct. or by appt.  Hours subject to change without notice.

 

Friends of Pisgah, Inc.

PO Box 134

Chesterfield, NH03443-0134

Pisgah Park Visitor Center, Old Chesterfield Rd., Winchester Open weekends in summer & fall, 11am-4pm, call State Park at 603-239-8153. Admission free

 

Friends of the Governor Wentworth State Historic Site

PO Box 2126

Wolfeboro, NH03894-2126

The focal point of this 96-acre site is Wentworth House's 40' X 101' cellar hole. The 25' posted two-story mansion burned in 1820. The state-owned site is located on Rt. 109 in Wolfeboro. The unstaffed site is open daily during summer.

 

Frye Measure Mill

12 Frye Mill Rd

Wilton, NH3086

www.fryesmeasuremill.com

603-654-6581

Only surviving water-powered measure mill in U.S; manufactures Shaker & colonial boxes. Tour offered 2 pm on Sat., June-Oct or by appt. for groups.

 

Ft. Constitution (NH State Park)

State of NH, DRED (State Parks), PO Box 1856

Concord, NH03302-1856

www.nhstateparks.org

603 436-1552

Located off NH Rte 1-B at the Coast Guard Station in New Castle. Open year round. Admission free

 

Ft. Stark (NH State Park)

State of NH, DRED (State Parks), PO Box 1856

Concord, NH03302-1856

www.nhstateparks.org

603 436-1552

Located off NH Rte 1-B, Wildrose Lane in New Castle. Battleworks, site appears to date from 1842. Open Memorial Day-Columbus Day, 9am-6pm. Admission free

 

Fuller Gardens

10 Willow Ave

North Hampton, NH03862-2228

www.fullergardens.org

603-964-5414

Turn of the century estate garden, over 1700 rosebushes Open 10am-5pm daily mid-May through mid-Oct. $6.50 adults, $5.50 seniors, $3.50 students, $2.50 under 12, $5 groups over 10

 

Gilman Garrison House/HNE

143 Pleasant St

Portsmouth, NH03801-4506

www.historicnewengland.org

603-436-3205

12 Water St., Exeter. Study house, open by appt only

 

Gilmanton Historical Society

PO Box 236

Gilmanton, NH03237-0236

gilmantonnh.org/historical_society.htm

Gilmanton Old Town Hall. Open by appointment. Admission free.

 

Gilsum Historical Society

PO Box 216

Gilsum, NH03448-0216

Old Town Hall Museum, 27Main St; Blacksmith Shop Museum, 8 Church St. Open by appt. Admission free

 

Goffstown Historical Society

18 Parker Station Road, P.O. Box 284

Goffstown, NH03045-0284

www.rootsweb.com/~nhghs/

603-497-4306

Goffstown Historical Society Museum, 18 Parker Station Rd., Open Saturdays, 1-4pm, June 16-October 13 Admission free Donations welcome

 

Gorham Historical Society and Railroad Museum

PO Box 351

Gorham, NH03581-0351

www.gorhamnewhampshire.com

603-466-5338

Open seasonally, late May through Columbus Day, usually 10 AM-3 PM, Tuesday through Saturday. Visits by appointment also. Call or email in advance to check museum schedule. Admission by donation. 1907 former GTRR depot, town history and railroad exhibits,

 

Goshen NH Historical Society

PO Box 57

Goshen, NH3752

No museum

 

Governor Langdon House/HNE

143 Pleasant St

Portsmouth, NH03801-4506

www.historicnewengland.org

603-436-3205

143 Pleasant St., Portsmouth. Open 11am-5pm, Fri.-Sun., June-Oct. 15. 6

 

Grafton Historical Society

PO Box 173

Grafton, NH03240-0173

www.graftonhistoricalsocietynh.org/

Museum located on Library Road in Grafton. Open on Sundays, 2-4pm, summer. free admission

 

Grantham Historical Society

PO Box 540

Grantham, NH03753-0540

www.granthamhistoricalsociety.org

603-863-9701

Historical Society & Town Archives, 34 Dunbar Hill Rd, 603-863-9701. Open Fri. 1-4pm. Admission free

 

Greenfield NH Historical Society

Greenfield, NH3047

Open Sat. 2-5pm, June-Sept.

 

Greenville Historical Society

c/o Marshall Buttrick, 240 Adams Hill Rd

Greenville, NH03048-3005

No museum

 

Groton Historical Society

PO Box 50

Rumney, NH03266-0050

Schoolhouse #4, Corner of N Groton Rd & Halls Brook Rd, North Groton. Open Sat. 10am-2pm, mid-May to mid-Oct.

 

Hampstead Historical Society

PO Box 654

Hampstead, NH03841-0654

www.hampsteadhistoricalsociety.org

603-329-6670

67 Main St. (former library). Open Saturday 1-4pm, and by appt.

 

Hampton Falls Historical Society

PO Box 104, 45 Exeter Rd

Hampton Falls, NH03844-0104

 

 

Hampton Historical Society

PO Box 1601, 40 Park Ave

Hampton, NH03843-1601

www.hamptonhistoricalsociety.org

603-929-0781

Tuck Museum 40 Park Ave; includes farm museum, fire museum, 1850s schoolhouse. Open Sun, Wed.& Fri. 1-4pm. Admission free, donations appreciated.

 

Hancock Historical Society

PO Box 138

Hancock, NH03449-0138

www.hancocknh.org/hhs

603-525-9379

Hancock Historical Society Museum, 7 Main St, corner of 123 & 137. Hancock-related artifacts & archives including genealogical documents, 1809 two-story brick house. Open June through August, Wed and Sat 10am-12pm. Office is open Wed. 10am-12pm year-round

 

Hanover Historical Society

PO Box 142, 32 N Main St

Hanover, NH03755-0142

603-646-3371

Webster Cottage Museum, 32 N Main St. Open Wed. & Sat. 2:30-4:30pm, Memorial Day to Columbus Day. Admission free

 

Harold S. Gilman Museum

PO Box 659

Alton, NH03809-0659

www.alton.nh.gov/Museum.asp

603-875-0201

Corner Rt. 140 & Main St. (Rte. 11 & 28A) Open Mon.-Fri. 10am-3pm or by appt. Admission free, donations appreciated.

 

Hartmann Model Railroad & Toy Museum

PO Box 165, 15 Town Hall Rd

Intervale, NH03845-0052

www.hartmannrr.com

603-356-9922/9933

Train layouts. Over 10,000 model cars, boats and trains on display. Open July-Aug.,  10am-5pm daily; Sept.-June, 10am-5pm, Fri.-Mon. Closed Easter, Mother's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas. Adults $6 / Seniors (60+) $5 / Children 5-13, $4

 

Haverhill Historical Society

PO Box 25

Haverhill, NH03765-0025

Haverhill Historical Society / Ladd Street Schoolhouse, 1849 Schoolhouse; Museum located at 58 Court Street, Haverhill Corner. Open May-Oct, Sunday 2-5pm, Wed. 2-5pm or by appt. Admission free

 

Hawke Historical Society

PO Box 402

Danville, NH03819-0402

603-642-8366

 

 

Hebron Historical Society

PO Box 89

Hebron, NH03241-0089

wwww.hebronhistsoc.org

603-744-1048

No museum. Artifacts in Hebron Library

 

Henney History Room, Conway Public Library

PO Box 2100, 15 Main St

Conway, NH03818-2100

www.conway.lib.nh.us

In public library. Mon. 12pm- 8:30pm, Tues. & Wed. 10am-4:30pm. Admission free

 

Henniker Historical Society

PO Box 674

Henniker, NH03242-0674

www.HennikerHistory.org

603-428-6267

51 Maple St, Exhibits changed 2 times a year. Open 10am-2pm Thurs. & Sat. Admission free

 

Hill Historical Society

PO Box 193

Hill, NH03243-0193

www.hillhistoricalsociety.com/

Open 2nd Sat of June, July, Aug., Sept., 10am-2pm , if volunteers available, and for programs as scheduled and posted online. Admission free

 

Hillsborough Heritage Museum

PO Box 896

Hillsborough, NH03244-0896

http://www.historic-hillsborough-nh.org/

603-464-3090

Recently restored Old Firehouse, 5 Central St Opening May 10, 2008. Open Sat. in summer. Call for hours. Admission by donation

 

Hillsborough Historical Society

PO Box 896

Hillsborough, NH03244-0896

603-478-3165

The Pierce Homestead: Rte. 31 North, just off Rte 9. Open June-Columbus Day: June & Sept., weekends only; July & Aug daily 10am-4pm, Sundays 1-4pm. 5

 

Hinsdale Historical Society

PO Box 194

Hinsdale, NH03451-0194

603-336-8377

Corner of Main St. & Chesterfield Rd., Rt. 63. Open Tues. 9-11am

 

Historic Harrisville, Inc.

PO Box 79, 69 Main St.

Harrisville, NH03450-0079

www.historicharrisville.org

603-827-3722

6 Mill Alley. Archives open Tues. 9am-12pm. Admission free

 

Historic New England (HNE)

141 Cambridge St

Boston, MA02114-2702

www.historicnewengland.org

617-227-3956

HNE oversees Barrett, Gilman Garrison, Gov. Langdon, Jackson, & Rundlett-May Houses

 

Historical Society of Amherst, NH

PO Box 717, 17 Middle St

Amherst, NH03031-0717

www.hsanh.org

Chapel Museum & Wigwam Museum on Middle St. Open the second Saturday of each month from May through October - 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Admission free

 

Historical Society of Cheshire County

PO Box 803, 246 Main St

Keene, NH03431-0803

www.hsccnh.org

603-352-1895

HSCC, 246 Main St; Tues.-Fri. 9am-4pm, Wed. 4-9pm, Sat. 9am-noon; Accessible; Admission free Wyman Tavern Museum, Historic House Site 339 Main; 603-357-3855; Thurs.-Sat. 11am-4pm; June-Labor Day; admission $3.00 (<12 yr free).

 

Historical Society of Kensington

c/o The Social Library, 126 Amesbury Road

Kensington, NH3833

www.historicalsocietiesnh.org/kensington/

One Room Schoolhouse, Amesbury Rd. Open by appt. Admission by donation.

 

Historical Society of Seabrook

PO Box 414

Seabrook, NH03874-0414

603-474-5066

Open irregular hours

 

Holderness Historical Society

PO Box 140

Holderness, NH03245-0140

603-968-7575

Curry Place, behind the Post Office on Rt. 3. Open 11am-1pm Sat., July & Aug. Admission free

 

Hollis Historical Society

PO Box 754, 20 Main St.

Hollis, NH03049-0754

www.hollishistoricalsociety.org

603-465-3935

Wheeler Hs: 20 Main St, 1-4pm Mon. & Wed. all year; also during Hollis special events and by appt. Always Ready Engine Hs & the Wheeler Hs, 26 Main St: 1-4pm, 1st & 3rd Sun of May-Oct; also during Hollis special events. Admission free

 

Hooksett Historical Society

c/o Arah Prescott Library, 16 Main St.

Hooksett, NH03106-1312

hooksetthistory.wordpress.com

Museum located in the Arah Prescott Library, 16 Main Street. Open by appt.

 

Hopkinton Historical Society

300 Main St

Hopkinton, NH03229-2627

www.hopkintonhistory.org

603-746-3825

300 Main St., Hopkinton. Thurs. & Fri. 9am-4pm, Sat. 9am-1pm. Admission free

 

Horatio Colony House Museum & Nature Preserve

199 Main St

Keene, NH03431-3780

www.horatiocolonymuseum.org

603-352-0460

Horatio Colony Hs Museum, Main St.: Open May 1-Oct 15, Wed.-Sun., 11am-4pm; winter hours by appt. Admission free. Nature Preserve, Daniels Hill Rd.: open daily, dawn to dusk.

 

Hudson Historical Society

PO Box 475, 211 Derry Rd

Hudson, NH03051-0475

603-880-2020

211 Derry Road By appt $ 2/person

 

Jackson Historical Society

PO Box 8

Jackson, NH03846-0008

www.jacksonnhhistory.org

603-383-4060

Museum located junction of Rts 16 & 16A. Open by chance (most weekdays). Admission free

 

Jackson House/HNE

143 Pleasant St

Portsmouth, NH03801-4506

www.historicnewengland.org

603-436-3205

76 Northwest St., Portsmouth Open 11am-4pm, 1st & 3rd Sat., June-Oct. 15, tours on the hour. 6

 

Jaffrey Center Village Improvement Society

PO Box 772

Jaffrey, NH03452-0772

www.jcvis.com

Melville Academy Museum, Blackberry Ln, Jaffrey Center. Also 6 properties maintained as parks and open space. Sat. & Sun., 2-4pm, July & Aug., also by appt. Contact housechair@jcvis.org Admission free

 

Jaffrey Historical Society

40 Main St

Jaffrey, NH03452-6144

603-532-6527

Museum located in Jaffrey Civic Center, 40 Main St. Call Civic Center for hours, 603-532-6527. Accession committee gathers 10am-12pm, Mon. & thurs., Oct.-May. Admission free

 

James E. Walley Museum & Library

351 Middle St

Portsmouth, NH03801-5009

whalleymuseum.org

603-436-3712

Library covers Freemasonry, Portsmouth & NH history & genealogy. Museum has Masonic artifacts & Seacoast area photos. Open Wed. 7:30-11:30am and by appt. Admission free

 

James House Association, The

PO Box 234

Hampton, NH03843-0234

www.jameshousemuseum.org

First period house c. 1720 under restoration;Located at 186 Towle Farm Rd. Open 1-4pm, 3rd Sun, May-Oct. Admission free, donations appreciated.

 

Jefferson Historical Society

PO Box 143

Jefferson, NH03583-0143

603-586-7021

Old Methodist Church, Rte 2. Tues., Thurs., Sat., 11am-2pm; June-Columbus Day. Admission free

 

John Wingate Weeks State Park (NH State Park)

State of NH, DRED (State Parks), PO Box 1856

Concord, NH03302-1856

www.nhstateparks.org

603 788-4004

Located on US Rte 3, Lancaster, top of Mt. Prospect. Home of conservationist & politician. Open late June-Labor Day: Wed., Fri.-Sun., 10am-5pm, Thurs. 12pm-5pm; Labor Day-Columbus Day: Sat, Sun & holidays, 10am-5pm. $7 adults, $1 children (6-17); free for

 

Kimball Jenkins Estate

266 N Main St

Concord, NH03301-5053

www.kimballjenkins.com

603-225-3932

Art school, function rooms. Gallery open Mon.-Fri., 10am-4pm.

 

Kingston Improvement & Historical Society/Friends of the Church on the Plains

P.O. Box 663, 151 Main Street

Kingston, NH03848-0663

www.churchontheplains.org

Church on the Plains, 151 Main St., Historic Church Bldg. Open by appt. Admission free

 

Kingston Museum

PO Box 24, 3 Depot Road

Kingston, NH03848-0024

603-642-5508

Town owned-collection. Museum on Depot St.: 1st Sat. & Sun. in Aug., the 2nd Sat. of each month between June-October, and by appt. Admission free. Nichols Memorial Library: Wed. 9am-12pm, year-round.

 

Klickety-Klack Railroad Museum

PO Box 205

Wolfeboro Falls, NH03896-0205

603-569-5384

8 Elm St., Wolfeboro Falls. Thurs, Fri, Sat; 10am-5pm 5

 

Laconia Historical & Museum Society

PO Box 1126

Laconia, NH03247-1126

www.laconiahistorical.org

603-527-1278

In Laconia Public Library, ADA accessible. 2 exhibits each year. Admission free

 

Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society

PO Box 5386

Weirs Beach, NH03247-5386

www.LakeWinnipesaukeeMuseum.org

603-366-5950

Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, Research Library & Museum Store: 503 Endicott St. North (Route 3) in the Weirs section of Laconia. Tues.-Sat, 10am-2pm, open all year. Admission free

 

Lakes Region Heritage Roundtable

PO Box 1492

Center Harbor, NH03226-1492

 

 

Lancaster Historical Society

PO Box 473

Lancaster, NH03584-0473

603-788-3004

Wilder Holton House Museum, 226 Main St. Call for good times.

 

Lawrence L. Lee Scouting Museum

571 Holt Ave

Manchester, NH03109-5213

www.scoutingmuseum.org

603-669-8919

Boy Scout Memorabilia, Camp Carpenter, Blondin Rd., Manchester. Open Sat. 10am-4pm year round, 10am-4pm daily July & Aug. Admission free, donations welcome

 

Lebanon Historical Society

PO Box 18

Lebanon, NH03766-0018

www.lebanonnhhistory.org

Marion J. Carter House, E Park St. Open by appt. Admission free

 

Lee Historical Society

9 Harvey Mill Rd

Lee, NH03861-6302

603-659-5925

Lee H/S, Mast Rd. (Rte. 155), behind Town Hall. Sat., 10am-1pm, mid-June - Aug., also Lee Fair Day (Sat. after Labor Day) 9am-4pm, and by appt. Admission free

 

Lempster Historical Society

112 Lempster St

Lempster, NH3605

Lempster Meetinghouse, 2nd floor; Lempster St Open only on special occasions, or by appt. Admission free

 

Libby Museum

PO Box 629

Wolfeboro, NH03844-0629

www.wolfeboronh.us/LibbyMuseum

603-569-1035, After season: 603-569-8161

Libby Museum located on Route 109 N, Wolfeboro. Open 10am-4pm May-Columbus Day (closed Mon.), Art exhibits June, July, August, artists from New England. $2 Adults, $1 children under 12, Free 5 and under

 

Lisbon Area Historical Society

Lisbon Public Library, 45 School St

Lisbon, NH03585-6512

603-838-6615

Lisbon Area Historical Room, Library, 45 School St. Open Fri. 1-3 pm, May-Sept or by appt. Admission free

 

Litchfield Historical Society

168 Charles Bancroft Hwy

Litchfield, NH03052-2467

Old Town Hall, erected 1851, 3 rooms of the 18th & 19th centuries, a parlor, a bedroom, a kitchen. 1st Sat. of month, 2pm during meetings. Admission free

 

Little Nature Museum, The

216 Tucker Dr

Hopkinton, NH03229-2426

www.littlenaturemuseum.org

603-746-6121

656 Gould Hill Rd, Contoocook See website for details $1 Suggested Dontation

 

Littleton Area Historical Society

120 Main St

Littleton, NH03561-4074

www.golittleton.com/littleton_history.php

603-444-6435

Littleton Area Historical Society Research Office, 120 Main St; Violet Hopkins, curator, 603-444-5816. Open Wed. 10am-3pm, or by appt. Admission free

 

Londonderry Historical Society

PO Box 136

Londonderry, NH03053-0136

londonderryhistory.org

603-432-2005

Morrison House Museum, Pillsbury Rd. By appt. Admission free

 

Loudon Historical Society

PO Box 7837

Loudon, NH03307-7837

Museum in Community Bldg behind Selectmen's Ofc. Open by appt. Admission free

 

Lyme Historians

PO Box 41

Lyme, NH03768-0041

603-795-2508

Lyme Historians Museum, Academy Hall, Dorchester Rd., Lyme Center. Tues. 9am-12pm or by appt. Currently working on cellar hole project to record all known cellar holes in town. Contact Steve Alden for additional information: 603-795-2240, steve@taylondm.c

 

Lyndeborough Historical Society

1325 Center Rd

Lyndeborough, NH03082-6111

603-654-9054

 

 

Madbury Historical Society

13 Town Hall Rd

Madbury, NH03823-7510

Historical Society room in Madbury Town Library

 

Madison Historical Society

PO Box 505, 19 East Madison Rd.

Madison, NH3849

www.madisonnhhistoricalsociety.org

603-367-4640

Madison Historical Society Museum, East Madison Rd Tues. 2-4pm, Memorial day weekend-Labor Day weekend, or by appt. Admission free, donations appreciated.

 

Manchester Historic Association

129 Amherst St

Manchester, NH03101-1809

www.manchesterhistoric.org

603-622-7531

Millyard Museum, 200 Bedford St. Tues.-Sat, 10am-4pm $8 adults, $6 seniors & college students, $4 children 12-18 (children under 12 free)

 

Mariposa Museum of World Culture

26 Main St

Peterborough, NH03485-2420

www.mariposamuseum.org

603-924-4555

World cultures, HANDS-ON museum for families, including costumes, folk art, utensils and toys from daily life. Open daily in summer. During school year Mon.-Fri. 12-5pm, Sat. & Sun. 11am-5pm. $5 adult, $3 child

 

Marlborough Historical Society

PO Box 202

Marlborough, NH03455-0202

MarlboroughNH.org

Displays at Frost Free Library

 

Mary Baker Eddy Historic House - North Groton

1125 Boylston Street

Chestnut Hill, MA2467

www.longyear.org/historic-houses/north-groton-new-hampshire-1

603-786-9943

Field site of Longyear Museum (29 Halls Brook Rd, N. Groton). Tours are paired with tours of the nearby Mary Baker Eddy Historic House in Rumney, and they begin at Rumney. Open May 1-Oct. 31, by appointment. $5 suggested donation. Children under 12 free.

 

Mary Baker Eddy Historic House - Rumney

1125 Boylston Street

Chestnut Hill, MA2467

www.longyear.org/historic-houses/rumney-new-hampshire

603-786-9943

Field site of Longyear Museum. Located at 58 Stinson Lake Road, Rumney NH. May 1–Oct 31: Tue-Sat, 10am-4pm First Thurs (May-Sept), 5-7pm. $5 suggested donation. Children under 12 free.

 

Mary Baker Eddy House - Concord

1125 Boylston Street

Chestnut Hill, MA2467

longyear.org/houses/concord.html

603-225-3444

62 N. State St, Concord, NH: Open May 1-Oct. 31 (Saturday, Monday, Tuesday 10am-4pm; Sunday 1-4pm)

 

Mason Historical Society

16 Darling Hill Rd

Mason, NH03048-9600

603-878-2070

 

 

Meredith Historical Society

PO Box 920, 45 Main St

Meredith, NH03253-0920

603-279-1190

Main St. Museum, Main St, Wed-Sat, 11am-4pm, Memorial Day weekend-Columbus Day weekend, or by appt. Farm Museum, 61 Winona Rd: Historical Farm Life, Sat, 12-4pm, mid-June-Columbus Day weekend, or by appt. Admission free, donations appreciated

 

Merrimack Historical Society

PO Box 1525, 520 Boston Post Rd

Merrimack, NH03054-1525

merrimackhistory.org

Merrimack Schoolhouse #12, 520 Boston Post Rd. Schoolhouse built in 1847; general collection of town memorabilia. Open 6-8pm each Tues., July-Sept. Admission free

 

Milford Historical Society

PO Box 609

Milford, NH03055-0609

www.milfordhistory.com

603-673-3385

Carey House, 6 Union St. 2nd Sat. & Sun. monthly, 2-4pm

 

Moffat-Ladd House & Garden

154 Market St

Portsmouth, NH03801-3730

www.moffattladd.org

603-436-8221

Located at 154 Market St. Open mid-June to mid-October daily. Mon-Sat 11am-5pm, Sunday 1-5pm. $6 adults, $2.50 children 7-12, under 7 free. AAA discount, NEMA discount

 

Monadnock Center for History and Culture

PO Box 58, 19 Grove St

Peterborough, NH03458-0058

peterboroughhistory.org

603-924-3235

19 Grove St. Open Tues.-Sat., 10am-4pm $3; children under 12 free.

 

Monadnock Historical Societies Forum

c/o Historical Society of Cheshire Co., PO Box 803

Keene, NH03431-0803

www.hsccnh.org/roundtable/default.cfm

603-352-1895

 

 

Monroe Historical Society

2 Grange Hall Road

Monroe, NH03771-3274

Monroe Historical Museum, 2 Grange Hall Rd. Open by special arrangement Admission free

 

Mont Vernon Historical Society

PO Box 15

Mont Vernon, NH03057-0015

603-673-2886

Main St, upstairs in Town Hall. Open the first (1st) & third (3rd) Saturday of each month, from June through October and by appt. Admission free

 

Moultonborough Historical Society

PO Box 659

Moultonboro, NH03254-0659

www.moultonboroughhistory.org

Moultonborough History Museum and the Lamprey Hs, # 951 Rte 25. Collection of artifacts & documents relating to town history. Open July 4th & by appt. Admission free

 

Mt Kearsarge Indian Museum

18 Highlawn Rd.,

Warner, NH3278

www.indianmuseum.org

603-456-2600

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, Education & Cultural Ctr; Kearsarge Mt. Rd. May-Oct., Mon.-Sat., 10-5, Sun., 12-5; Nov., Dec., weekends only; winter by appointment $8.50 Adults; $6.50 Children

 

Mt Washington Cog Railway

Route 302, Base Rd

Bretton Woods, NH3575

www.thecog.com

603-278-5404

Railroad opened in 1869. Museum located at the base of the railroad. Open May-Oct when the train is running, due to weather call to confirm Admission free

 

Mt Washington Observatory, Inc

PO Box 2310

North Conway, NH03860-2310

www.mountwashington.org

603-466-3388

Mt Washington Museum, at the Summit of Mt Washington; human & natural history of Mt Washington; 9am-6pm, mid-May thru mid-Oct; $3 adult, $1 children 6-12 (Ed. Note: There is a toll to ascend Mt. Washington.) Weather Discovery Ctr; 2779 Main St, North Conw

 

Museum of Family Camping

State of NH, DRED (State Parks), PO Box 1856

Concord, NH03302-1856

www.ucampnh.com/museum

603-485-3782, off season: 603-239-4768

Museum at Bear Brook State Park, 157 Deerfield Rd, Allenstown. Collection includes trailers, tenting equipment, history publications Open 10am-4pm, Memorial Day-Columbus Day. Donations accepted

 

Muster Field Farm/Harvey Homestead, Inc.

PO Box 118

North Sutton, NH03260-0118

www.musterfieldfarm.com

603-927-4276

Matthew Harvey Homestead located on Harvey Road, North Sutton. Large collection of historic farm bldgs. Grounds open daily year-round. Guided tours of homestead Sundays, June-Aug. Seasonal events: Farm Days, August; Harvest Day,Oct; Ice Day, Jan.

 

Nashua Historical Society

5 Abbott St

Nashua, NH03064-2119

www.nashuahistoricalsociety.org

603-883-0015

Florence Hyde Speare Museum, 5 Abbott St; Abbott-Spaulding House Museum, 1 Nashville St. Tues.-Thurs. 10am-4pm, Sat. by appt. Admission free

 

Nelson Town Archives

HCR 33, Box 660

Nelson, NH03457-9703

603-847-9945

Early town records and genealogical material relating to the Town of Nelson; located in Nelson Town Office. Open by appt.

 

New Boston Historical Society

Central Sq

New Boston, NH3070

www.newbostonhistoricalsociety.com/

603-487-3379

Central Square Thurs., 12-2pm, year-round. Admission free

 

New Castle Archives & Records Committee

New Castle, NH3854

603-431-6854

Records, original manuscripts, maps pertaining to New Castle from 1623 to present

 

New Castle Historical Society

PO Box 89, 120 Main St.

New Castle, NH03854-0089

www.newcastlenhhistoricalsociety.org/index.html

603-436-4440

 

 

New Durham Historical Society

PO Box 396

New Durham, NH03855-0396

603-859-4643

 

 

New England Antiquities Research Assn

20 Stark Highway South

Dunbarton, NH03046-4406

www.neara.org

603-774-3577

NEARA Collection (at Exeter Public Library), 1 Founders Park, Exeter; exploring pre-historic occupation of North America. Open during library hours (Mon.-Thurs., 9am-8pm; Fri. 9am-5pm; Sat., 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-1pm in summer). Admission free

 

New England Ski Museum

PO Box 267

Franconia, NH03580-0267

www.skimuseum.org

603-823-7177

I-93 Parkway, Exit 34-B, Franconia. 10am-5pm daily, Memorial Day-March 31

 

New Hampshire Historical Society

30 Park St

Concord, NH03301-6316

nhhistory.org

603-228-6688

We love New Hampshire, and we've been saving its history for nearly two centuries. Come to the New Hampshire Historical Society and explore. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed federal holidays.

 

New Hampshire Institute of Politics

Saint Anselm College, 100 Saint Anselm Drive

Manchester, NH3102

www.anselm.edu/Institutes-Centers-and-the-Arts/NH-Institute-of-Politics/Programs/Political-Library.htm

(603) 222-4100

 

 

New Hampton Historical Society

PO Box 422

New Hampton, NH03256-0422

www.historicalsocietiesnh.org/newhampton

603-279-0379

New Hampton Historical Museum, 30 Dana Hill Rd., New Hampton Built in 1880 as an Adventist Christian Chapel and given to the Historical Society in 1965. Rehabilitation continues, with the goal of reestablishing the building into historical vignettes: a sc

 

New Ipswich Historical Society

PO Box 422

New Ipswich, NH03071-0422

www.newipswich.org

603-878-4450

21 Main St. Sun., 1-4pm, June 1st-Oct 15th. Admission free

 

New London Historical Society

PO Box 965

New London, NH03257-0965

www.newlondonhistoricalsociety.org

603-526-6564

Little Sunapee Rd: A village of relocated and reproduction 19th C bldgs housing period artifacts, most with significance to the New London area. Extensive horse-drawn vehicle collection in new transportation bldg. Sun., 12:30-3:30pm, Memorial Day weekend-

 

New Market Historical Society

PO Box 534

Newmarket, NH03857-0534

www.newmarketnhhistoricalsociety.org

603 659-7420

Stone School Museum on Granite St., Zion’s Hill (next to Stone Church). Thurs. 2-4pm, June-Aug. and by appt. Admission free, donations accepted

 

Newbury Historical Society

PO Box 176

Newbury, NH03255-0176

www.newburyhistorical.org

Sherman Hall, 133 Village Rd., South Newbury. Open by appointment, May through October. Contact Bill Weiler, Archivist, 938-2892

 

Newfields Historical Society

PO Box 126

Newfields, NH03856-0126

 

 

Newington Historical Society

205 Nimble Hill Rd

Newington, NH03801-2726

Old Parsonage, Nimble Hill Rd. Thurs., July & Aug, 2-4:30pm Admission free

 

Newport Historical Society

PO Box 413, 20 Central St.

Newport, NH03773-0413

www.newportnhhistory.org

603-863-1294

Newport Historical Society Museum, 20 Central St.

 

Newton Historical Society

PO Box 289, 22 S Main St

Newton, NH03858-0289

www.newton-nh.gov/Pages/newtonnh_historical/index

Village Primary School, 22 S Main St, Marshall House, 5 Wallace St Admission free, donations accepted

 

NH Antique Snowmobile Museum

PO Box 10112

Concord, NH03302-0112

www.nhsnowmobilemuseum.com

603-648-2304

Snowmobile Museum in Bear Brook State Park, Deerfield Road (off of Snowmobile Corridor 15) Allenstown, NH. Jan.-March, Sat. 1-3pm, Memorial Day-Columbus Day contact the Museum of Family Camping 603-485-3782

 

NH Archaeological Society

PO Box 406

Concord, NH03302-0406

www.nhas.org

No museum as such. Society has a library and collections of artifacts available to qualified researchers. By appt. only

 

NH Archives Group

Sullivan Public Library Archives, PO Box 92

Sullivan, NH03445-0092

www.historicalsocietiesnh.org/nhag

 

 

NH Aviation Historical Society

27 Navigator Rd.

Londonderry, NH3053

www.nhahs.org

603-669-4820

Aviation Museum of NH at Manchester/Boston Regional Airport. Admission free

 

NH Boat Museum

PO Box 1195

Wolfeboro Falls, NH03896-1195

www.nhbm.org

603-569-4554

Antique and related lake & boating history. 397 Central St., Rt. 28, Wolfeboro, NH. $7 adult, $5 seniors, $3 children ages 7-17

 

NH Division of Historical Resources

19 Pillsbury St # 2

Concord, NH03301-3570

www.nh.gov/nhdhr

603-271-3483

 

 

NH Farm Museum

PO Box 644

Milton, NH03851-0644

www.farmmuseum.org

603-652-7840

Plummer's Ridge, Rt. 125/White Mountain Highway Wed,-Sun. 10am-4pm, May-Oct. $6 adults, $3 children

 

NH Historic Agricultural Structures Advisory Cmte

c/o NH Div. Historical Resources, 19 Pillsbury St

Concord, NH03301-3570

 

 

NH Old Graveyard Association

NHOGA c/o Richard Maloon, 117 Amherst Road

Merrimack, NH3054

www.nhoga.com

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NH Preservation Alliance

PO Box 268

Concord, NH03302-0268

www.nhpreservation.org

603-224-2281

Office located at 7 Eagle Sq, Concord

 

NH Society of Mayflower Descendants

40 Summer St

Penacook, NH03303-1431

www.nhmayflower.org

Genealogical research. $25 annual dues.

 

NH State Library

Technical Services Section, 20 Park St

Concord, NH03301-6314

www.nh.gov/nhsl/technical/

603-271-2429

 

 

NH State Parks

State of NH, DRED (State Parks), PO Box 1856

Concord, NH03302-1856

www.nhstateparks.org

603-271-3556

NH State Parks operates 11 historical sites, the details of which can be found on their website. In this Directory, see, Bear Brook Museum Complex, Museum of Family Camping, NH Antique Snowmobile Museum, Daniel Webster Birthplace, Ft. Constitution, Ft. St

 

NH Telephone Museum

PO Box 444

Warner, NH03278-0444

www.nhtelephonemuseum.org

603-456-2234

Administration Bldg, 1 Depot St., Warner. Includes tools and equipment used in the telephone industry. Records of the Merrimack County & Hopkinton Telephone Cos. Open Tues.-Sat., 10am-4pm, May-Oct. Open Tues. & Sat., 10am-4pm, March, April, Nov., Dec. Ope

 

North Hampton Historical Society

PO Box 17

North Hampton, NH03862-0017

 

 

Northern Forest Heritage Park

961 Main St

Berlin, NH03570-3008

www.northernforestheritage.org

603-752-7202

Logging Camp Interpretive Ctr: self-guided tours; call ahead for hours. Brown Company House Museum: call ahead for hours. Androscogin River Boat Tours: May-Oct., Tues.-Sat., 3pm & 5pm.

 

Northfield Historical Society

c/o Northfield Town Hall, 21 Summer St

Northfield, NH03276-1616

 

 

Northumberland Historical Society

292 Lancaster Rd

Groveton, NH03582-4019

603-636-1450

Museum in town office. 1799 Old Mtg House. Open middle of June-Labor Day, 9am-4pm

 

Northwood Historical Society

PO Box 114

Northwood, NH03261-0114

Northwood Historical Society Museum at Bryant Library, 76 School St/Rte 107, Northwood Narrows. Sat., 1-3pm, July & Aug. Admission free

 

Nottingham Historical Society

PO Box 241, 139 Stage Rd

Nottingham, NH03290-0241

nottinghamnh.virtualtownhall.net/Pages/NottinghamNH_Historic/index

603-679-5022 (Town Office)

Van Dame School Museum (next to Comm. Center), 1850 schoolhs; open weekley, usually thurs. 9-11pm Square Schoolhouse Museum (top floor DAR building on the Square) interior set up as an early 1800s school rm; open by appt. Pattucoway Grange Hall (Route 152

 

Old Man of the Mountain Museum

PO Box 893

Franconia, NH03580-0893

A museum dedicated to the Old Man of the Mountain, located at the base of Cannon Mountain, Franconia State Park. Open daily, 9am-4pm, Memorial Day-Columbus Day. Admission free

 

Orford Historical Society

PO Box 44

Orford, NH03777-0044

603-353-9307

 

 

Ossipee Historical Society

PO Box 245

Ossipee, NH03864-0245

groups.msn.com/ossipeehistoricalsociety

603-539-1002

Grant Museum, Rt. 16-B, 52 Main St, Center Ossipee, open by appt. only. Carroll County Courthouse, Summer hours Mon., Wed. & Sat. 10am-2pm, June-Sept. Mon. 1-4pm, by appt. rest of year. Admission by donation

 

Park Hill Meeting House Society

PO Box 255

Westmoreland, NH03467-0255

Park Hill Meeting House on Park Hill. Open randomly & for special events.

 

Pelham Historical Society

5 Main St

Pelham, NH03076-3722

www.pelhamnhhistory.org

Work in progress.

 

Pembroke Historical Society

c/o Town Hall, 311 Pembroke St

Pembroke, NH03275-3234

603-227-9226

Old School House Museum, 311A Pembroke St. Open by appt. Admission free

 

Pemi Baker Valley Historical Society Council

c/o Michelle Betts, 10 Palmer Rd

Campton, NH03223-4422

No museum.

 

Penacook Historical Society

16 Penacook St

Penacook, NH03303-1702

PenacookHistoricalSociety.org

Nathaniel Rolfe Homestead--in development.

 

Pequawaket Historical League

877 Easton Rd

Freedom, NH3836

www.conwayHistory.org/phl.html

No museum

 

Piermont Historical Society

PO Box 273

Piermont, NH03779-0273

603-272-4359

Town of Piermont Historical Collection, 130 Rte. 10, in Piermont Village Library. Open on request.

 

Pittsburg Historical Society

PO Box 2

Pittsburg, NH03592-0002

Pittsburg H/S Museum, Main St (located in Old Town Hall across from Town Offices). Open Sat., 1-3pm, July & Aug. Admission free

 

Pittsfield Historical Society

PO Box 173

Pittsfield, NH03263-0173

www.pittsfieldhistory.com

Pittsfield Historical Society Museum, 13 Elm St. Open Tues. 9am-12pm and by appt. Admission free

 

Plainfield Historical Society

PO Box 107

Plainfield, NH03781-0107

603-675-6866 (Library)

Plainfield Historical Society, Rte. 12-A., a Clubhouse built in 1910; Maxfield Parrish Stage Set, Plainfield Town Hall, Rte. 12-A. Open by appt. Admission free

 

Plaistow Historical Society

PO Box 434

Plaistow, NH03865-0434

www.plaistowhistorical.org

603-382-1675

127 Main St. Open Wed., 6-8pm, July & Aug., Sun. 2-4pm, Sept. & Oct. or by appt. Admission free

 

Plymouth Historical Society

PO Box 603

Plymouth, NH03264-0603

www.plymouthnh-historicalsociety.org

603-536-2337

Plymouth Historical Museum in "Daniel Webster" Court House, 1 Court St. Museum Hours: Saturdays 10:00–2:00, other times by appointment or chance Admission free

 

Poore Family Farm Foundation

RR 1, BOX 328A

Colebrook, NH3576

www.poorefamily.homestead.com

603-237-5500

7 miles north of Colebrook, Rt 145; watch for signs. Open June-Sept. see website for hours. $5 suggested donation.

 

Portsmouth Athenaeum

PO Box 848

Portsmouth, NH03802-0848

www.portsmouthathenaeum.org

603-431-2538

Research room and exhibition gallery 9 Market Sq. Private institution. Public hours Tues. & Thurs., 1-4pm, Sat. 10am-4pm. Reading Room 1st floor Thurs. 1-4pm. Donations accepted

 

Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail, Inc.

143 Pleasant St

Portsmouth, NH03801-4506

www.pbhtrail.org

603-431-2768

 

 

Portsmouth Historical Society

PO Box 728

Portsmouth, NH03802-0728

www.portsmouthhistory.org

603-436-8420

John Paul Jones House, Middle & State St. Open daily, 11am-5pm. Memorial Day-Oct. Self-guided tours. $8 adults, $3 children under 12, AAA discount

 

Raymond Historical Society

PO Box 94, 1 Depot Rd

Raymond, NH03077-0094

603-895-2866

1 Depot St., in railroad depot; includes rolling stock & Giles School. Open Sun., 2-4pm, July-Oct. Also by appointment. Admission free

 

Richard Diehl CCC Museum

29 West Main St

Warner, NH03278-4213

Housed in one of the several 1930s CCC buildings Open daily 10am-4pm Memorial Day-Columbus Day. Donations accepted

 

Richmond Historical Society

480 Fitzwilliam Rd

Richmond, NH3470

603-239-4598

 

 

Rindge Historical Society

PO Box 543

Rindge, NH03461-0543

603-889-2341

Rindge Museum, 47 School St.

 

Robert Frost Farm (NH State Park)

State of NH, DRED (State Parks), PO Box 1856

Concord, NH03302-1856

www.nhstateparks.org

603-432-3091

Farm located on NH Rte 28, Derry. This 2-story white farmhouse was home to Robt Frost & family 1900-1911. Farmhouse & barn open 10am-5pm, Memorial Day-Columbus Day(weekends only Memorial Day-early June & after Labor Day, daily early June-Labor Day). Tours

 

Rochester Historical Society

PO Box 65

Rochester, NH03866-0065

www.geocities.com/powerofz7/

603-330-3099

58 Hanson St. Open 1-4pm, Tues. & Thurs., all months. Admission free

 

Rollinsford Historical Commission

PO Box 309

Rollinsford, NH03869-0309

603-742-2510

 

 

Rumney Historical Society

PO Box 945

Rumney, NH03266-0945

Rumney Historical Society Museum, Old Town Hall, Buffalo Rd. Open Sat., 10am-2pm, Memorial Day-Labor Day weekend. Admission free

 

Rundlet-May House/HNE

143 Pleasant St

Portsmouth, NH03801-4506

www.historicnewengland.org

603-436-3205

364 Middle St., Portsmouth. Open 11am-4pm, 1st & 3rd Sat , June-Oct. 15, tours on the hour. 6

 

Rye Historical Society & Museum

PO Box 583

Rye, NH03870-0583

www.ryehistoricalsociety.blogs.com

Special exhibit on hotels, permanent exhibit on town history. Open Sat. 10am-2pm May 1 - Oct. 31 or by appt. Admission free

 

Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

139 Saint Gaudens Rd

Cornish, NH03745-4232

www.nps.gov/saga

603-675-2175

Saint Gaudens National Historic Site: Works of Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Open 9am-4:30pm May-Oct. Admission $5 for adults 16 and older

 

Salem Historical Society

310 Main St

Salem, NH03079-2498

www.historicalsocietiesnh.org/salem/

Salem Museum, 310 North Main St; also Old Meetinghouse, Schoolhouse #5, Alice Hall Memorial Library. Open Mon. 2-5pm April-Nov. or by reservation. Admission free

 

Salisbury Historical Society

PO Box 263, 655 Old Turnpike Rd

Salisbury, NH03268-0263

www.salisburyhistoricalsociety.org

Hearse House, Route 4, Old Turnpike Rd. Open 1-4pm, Sat., May-Oct. Admission free, donations accepted

 

Sanborn Mills, Inc.

7097 Sanborn Rd

Loudon, NH03307-1618

www.sanbornmills.org

603-435-7314

Restoring and preserving 19th C farm and mill building. Educates craftspeople, scholars, public. Open for programs, special events and by appt.

 

Sanbornton Historical Document Foundation

PO Box 178

Sanbornton, NH03269-0178

www.sanbornton.org

 

 

Sanbornton Historical Society

PO Box 204

Sanbornton, NH03269-0204

www.lanetavern.org

603-286-7227

520 Sanborn Rd. Open during special events, meetings and by appt.

 

Sandown Historical Society

PO Box 300

Sandown, NH03873-0300

603-887-6100

Sandown Museum - Train and Sandown history. 1 Depot Rd., Sandown,NH. Open May-Oct. 1-5pm. Admission free, donations appreciated.

 

Sandown Old Meeting House Association

PO Box 377

Sandown, NH03873-0377

603-887-3946

Old Meeting House, Fremont Rd. Open by appointment. Call 603-887-3453 or 887-3946.

 

Sandwich Historical Society

PO Box 244, 4 Maple St.

Center Sandwich, NH03227-0244

www.sandwichhistorical.org

603-284-6269

Elisha Marston House, 4 Maple St, Center Sandwich. Wed - Sat 10-4 pm June-Oct, Transportation Museum open for special events. Admission free

 

Seacoast African American Cultural Center

PO Box 4444

Portsmouth, NH03802-4444

www.saacc-nh.org

603-430-6027

At the Portsmouth Discovery Center, 10 Middle St. Open Mon.-Fri. 1-3p, Sat. 10am-4pm.

 

Shelburne Heritage Commission

259 North Rd

Shelburne, NH03581-3105

www.shelburnenh.com

603-466-2621

Peabody Farm Museum, Open by appt.

 

Society for the Preservation of the Old Meeting House, Webster NH

1220 Battle St

Webster, NH03303-7311

Old Meeting House, 1220 Battle St (Route 127), open by appt., admission free. Restoration of Old Fire Station underway.

 

Somersworth Historical Society

12 Grove St

Somersworth, NH03878-2606

Summersworth Historical Museum, 157 Main St. Open 12:30-3:30pm 2nd & 4th Sun., 6-8pm 2nd & 4th Wed.

 

Springfield Historical Society

PO Box 6

Springfield, NH03284-0006

www.springfieldnh.net/historical

Springfield H/S (Center School #1); “Four Corners” at Jct. with Rte. 114. Sat., 2-4pm; July & Aug. Admission free

 

Stoddard Historical Society

PO Box 213

Stoddard, NH03464-0213

Museum and archives Rte 123 North. Open 2-4pm Sun. in Summer or by appt.

 

Strafford Historical Society

PO Box 33

Center Strafford, NH03815-0033

Austin Hall, Jct Rt. 126 & Rt. 202-A. Open during meetings, functions and by arrangement Admission free

 

Stratham Historical Society

PO Box 39

Stratham, NH03885-0039

www.strathamhistsoc.org

603-778-0434

Geo. A. & Emma B. Wiggin Library Bldg., 15 Portsmouth Ave. Open Tues. 9-11:30am, Thurs. 2-4pm, 1st Sun. of month 2-4pm Admission free

 

Strawbery Banke Museum

PO Box 300

Portsmouth, NH03802-0300

www.strawberybanke.org

603-433-1100

This ten-acre restored waterfront neighborhood dating from 1630 includes: 16 buildings furnished to different time periods from 1700s to 1943, Abbott’s Little Corner Store & 1955 Drisco House. Exhibits on social history, trades & architecture. Historic ga

 

Sugar Hill Historical Museum

PO Box 591, Route 117, Main St

Sugar Hill, NH03586-0591

www.franconianotch.org

603-823-5336

Sugar Hill Historical Museum, Main St (Rt. 117). Open 1-4pm Thurs.-Sat. Admission free, donations appreciated

 

Sullivan Public Library Archives

PO Box 92

Sullivan, NH03445-0092

www.ci.sullivan.nh.us/archive

603-847-3458

Sullivan Public Library, 436 Centre St., provides a repository for items related to the history of Sullivan, NH. Open Mon. 1-6, Wed. & Thurs. 6-8, Sat. 9-noon, Appointment only

 

Sunapee NH Historical Society

PO Box 501, 74 Main St.

Sunapee, NH03782-0501

www.sunapeehistoricalsociety.org

603-763-9872

74 Main St. Summer hours: 1-4pm, Tues.-Sat., also 7-9pm Wed.; Fall hours: 1-4pm Sat. & Sun. until Columbus Day. Admission by donation.

 

Surry Historical Committee

24 Village Rd

Surry, NH03431-8314

www.surrynhhistory.com

Historical items at Historical Society of Cheshire County

 

Sutton Historical Society

PO Box 457

South Sutton, NH03273-0457

www.sutton-nh.gov

S. Sutton Village, includes Blue Hs, Mtg Hs, Sutton School Hs, South Sutton Common; memorabilia in an old home. Also Old Stone Museum (town owned). Open by appt. & special events. Admission free, donations appreciated.

 

Swanzey Historical Museum

PO Box 416, 720 W Swanzey Rd

West Swanzey, NH03469-0416

603-352-4579

Route 10, approx. 5 miles south of Keene Open Mon.-Fri., 1-4pm, Sat. & Sun 10am-4pm, end of June-Columbus Day. Admission free.

 

Tamworth Historical Society

PO Box 13

Tamworth, NH03886-0013

603-323-2900

Relocating to a new building: 25 Great Hill Road, Tamworth

 

Taylor Sawmill Historic Site (NH State Park)

State of NH, DRED (State Parks), PO Box 1856

Concord, NH03302-1856

www.nhstateparks.org

603-271-3556

Located at Ballad State Forest, Island Pond Rd., Derry. An 1805 up-&-down sawmill; originally from Sandown NH, re-assembled on site of an earlier mill which had been sold for scrap. Several demonstrations annually; see website for dates & times. 

 

Temple Historical Society

PO Box 114

Temple, NH03084-0114

603-878-2544

Collection is displayed at the #6 Schoolhs, Hadley Highway, ¼ mile south of the Common. Genealogy Records are stored at Mansfield Library, NH Rte. 45, Temple Village. Admission free

 

The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel

1000 Cold Spring Rd

Dixville Notch, NH03576-7250

www.thebalsams.com

877-255-7267

1866 classic New England destination resort, Many historic displays along hallways and in sitting rooms. Ballot Room open to public when not in use.

 

The Fells

PO Box 276, 456 Route 103A

Newbury, NH03255-0276

www.thefells.org

603-763-4789

Historic main house open Memorial Day-Columbus Day. Public garden grounds open year round. $5-$7

 

The Frost Place Museum

PO Box 74

Franconia, NH03580-0074

www.frostplace.org

603-823-5510

Ridge Road, Franconia. Open Memorial Day-Columbus Day, 1pm-5pm, every day except Tues., abbreviated hours in June & during conferences. Donations

 

The Marlow NH Historical Society, Inc

PO Box 12

Marlow, NH03456-0012

www.marlowhistoricalsociety.org

603-446-2292

The Chapel 9:30am-Noon, 3rd Sun. May-Oct. Admission free

 

The Pierce Manse

PO Box 425

Concord, NH03302-0425

www.piercemanse.org

603-225-4555

Pierce Manse Museum, 14 Horseshoe Pond Road, Concord. Open Tues.-Sat. 11am-3pm, June 16-Sept. 5; Friday and Sat. only 12-3pm, Sept. 8-Oct. 17 or by appt. year round. Adults $7, Seniors (over 65) $6, Students & children $3,

 

Thompson-Ames Historical Society

8 Belknap Mtn. Rd.

Gilford, NH03249-6807

www.gilfordhistoricalsociety.org

603-527-9009

By appointment , and whenever the "OPEN" flag is displayed. Mount Belknap Grange / John J. Morrill Store at 8 Belknap Mountain Road. Union Meetinghouse at 24 Belknap Mountain Road. Benjamin Rowe House at 88 Belknap Mountain Road.

 

Thornton Historical Society

Thornton Town Hall, 16 Merrill Access Rd

Thornton, NH03285-6127

None at present. Working to restore Old Thornton Town Hall as a museum.

 

Tip-Top House (NH State Park)

State of NH, DRED (State Parks), PO Box 1856

Concord, NH03302-1856

www.nhstateparks.org

603-466-3347

Hotel built on summit of Mt Washington in 1853; restoration completed 1987. Site of Among the Clouds newspaper ofc. Admission free (Ed. Note: There is a toll to ascend Mt. Washington.)

 

Tobias Lear House

PO Box 563

Portsmouth, NH03802-0563

www.wentworthgardnerandlear.org

603-436-4406

Hunking Street; operated by Portsmouth H/S; owned by Wentworth Gardener/Tobias Lear Assoc. Open June 14-Oct. 15, Wed., 12-4 pm (call to verify). $5 adults, $2 children

 

Township of Milton Historical Society, Inc.

PO Box 978

Milton, NH3851

603-755-2055

Milton Historical Bldg, Main St., Milton Mills. Open July 4 and on special request. Admission free

 

Troy Historical Society

PO Box 593

Troy, NH03465-0593

www.troy-nh.us/histsoc.html

Museum located in Kimball Hall, 4 Depot St. Open by appt.

 

Tuftonboro Historical Society

PO Box 372

Melvin Village, NH03850-0372

Original one room schoolhouse & barn. Open Fri. 2-4pm, Sat. 10am-1pm July & Aug. Admission free

 

Twin Mountain-Bretton Woods Historical Society

PO Box 464

Twin Mountain, NH03595-0464

www.twinmountain.com/historical.php

603-846-5573

 

Umbagog Area Heritage Committee

c/o Umbagog Area Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 113

Errol, NH03579-0113

www.umbagogchambercommerce.com

603-482-3884

Working to restore old lock-up in Errol, 125 Main St, for use as a historical museum & archive for the Umbagog area, which includes Errol & neighboring townships in NH & ME.

 

Unity Historical Society

Unity Historical Society, 13 Center Road, Box 6

Unity, NH3603

www.unitynhhistoricalsociety.org/

603-542-2311

Museum on 2nd floor of Historic Chase's Tavern, Unity Center. Open by appt. Admission free

 

University Museum

Diamond Library, 18 Library Way Rm 103

Durham, NH03824-3520

www.izaak.unh.edu/Museum/general.htm

603-862-1081

Located in the Milne Special Collections & Archives, Level 1, Diamond Library. Fall & Spring semesters: Mon.-Fri. 10am-4pm, Sat. 12-4pm; between semesters & Summer: Mon.-Fri. 10am-4pm. Admission free

 

Upper Pemigewasset Historical Society

PO Box 863

Lincoln, NH03251-0863

www.logginginlincoln.com

603-745-8159

Upper Pemigewasset Historical Museum located on Church St., Lincoln; Logging, hotels, mill memorabilia, local history. Open Wed. 2-4pm, Sat. 6-8pm, mid-June to Columbus Day, also by appt. Admission free, donations welcome

 

Wakefield Heritage Commission

Wakefield Town Hall, 2 High St

Wakefield, NH03872-0654

Union Railroad Station & Grange Hall are being restored for future use as historical museums, but are not yet open to the public. Spinney Meetinghouse, also under restoration, is available for events.

 

Wakefield-Brookfield Historical Society

PO Box 795

Sanbornville, NH03872-0795

Little Red Schoolhouse, Wakefield Rd, Wakefield. Admission free

 

Walpole Historical Society

PO Box 292

Walpole, NH03608-0292

www.walpolehistory.org

603-756-3449

The Academy Museum at 32 Main St. Open Weekends, 2-4 pm, June to mid-October, or by appt. Admission free, donations appreciated

 

Warner Historical Society

PO Box 189

Warner, NH03278-0189

www.warnerhistorical.org

603-456-2437

Historical Society Museum, 15 West Main St; Upton Chandler House across street. Open Tues. 1-4pm, all year; also Sat., 10am-1pm, Memorial Day-Columbus Day.

 

Warner House Association

PO Box 895, 150 Daniel St

Portsmouth, NH03802-0895

www.warnerhouse.org

603-436-5909

150 Daniel St, Portsmouth; house dates from 1716-18. Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm, Sun 12-4pm, June-Oct $5 Adults, $4 AAA, $2.50 ages 7-12

 

Warren Historical Society

PO Box 114

Warren, NH03279-0114

603-764-9949

Warren Historical Society Museum, corner Water & Main Sts. on the Common. Open by request janicesackett@yahoo.com. Admission free

 

Washington Historical Society

PO Box 90

Washington, NH03280-0090

www.ultimate.com/washington/whs

603-495-6009

Washington Historical Society Museum, 100 Halfmoon Pond Rd: Washington Artifacts. 2-4pm Wed. & Sat., July4-Sept.1. District No. 5 Schoolhouse, 2570 E. Washington Rd: schoolhouse museum; Sat. 1-3pm July & Aug. Admission free

 

Weare Historical Society

PO Box 33

Weare, NH03281-0033

www.wearehistoricalsociety.org

Stone Memorial Bldg, Rte 114, North Stark Hwy. Open by appointment. Admission free

 

Wentworth Gardener House

PO Box 563

Portsmouth, NH03802-0563

www.wentworthgardnerandlear.org

603-436-4406

50 Mechanic Street; operated by Portsmouth H/S; owned by Wentworth Gardener/Tobias Lear Assoc. Opening June 14-Oct. 15, Tues.-Sun., 12-4pm. $5 adults, $2 children

 

Wentworth Historical Society

PO Box 13

Wentworth, NH03282-0013

Wentworth Historical Society Museum, in Wentworth Depot on Eastside Rd opposite Town Hall. Open Sat. 10am-2pm, Memorial Day-Labor Day, also by appt. Admission free

 

Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion (NH State Park)

State of NH, DRED (State Parks), PO Box 1856

Concord, NH03302-1856

www.nhstateparks.org

603-436-6607

Located 375 Little Harbor Rd, Portsmouth. Home of 1st royal governor of NH (1741-1767), Benning Wentworth. Open late June-early Oct., guided tours Wed.-Sat. 10am-3pm, Sun 1pm-3:45pm until Labor Day, Fri.-Sun. 12pm-3pm thereafter. $7 adults, $1 children 

 

Westmoreland Historical Society

PO Box 105

Westmoreland, NH03467-0105

www.historicalsocietiesnh.org/westmoreland, westmorelandtown.com

603-357-0966 (Bill Howland, Pres.)

Corner School House. Open by appt. Admission free

 

Whitefield Historical Society

PO Box 21, 10 King Square

Whitefield, NH03598-0021

Located in the basement of Laconia Bank in center of Whitefield. Open Thurs. 2-4pm, June-Sept. Admission free

 

Wilmot Historical Society

143 Shindagan Rd

Wilmot, NH03287-4616

603-526-4559

Historical Room located in Wilmot Town Offices, Wilmot Flat (off Rte. 11). Open 10am-12pm, first and last Sat., June-Sept., or by appt.

 

Wilton Historical Society

c/o Jane Bergeron, Treas., 120 Marden Rd

Wilton, NH03086-5323

www.wiltonlibrarynh.org/Heritage Commission/home.htm

603-654-9681

Historical Rooms, 2nd floor, Wilton Public Library and Gregg Free Library, 7 Forest Rd. Collection of Wilton items; includes clothes, tools, artifacts, photos, scrapbooks, military items, & more. Open Thurs. 1:30-6pm. Admission free

 

Winchester Historical Society

PO Box 64

Winchester, NH03470-0064

userpages.cheshire.net/~dbd/shGeneral.htm

603-239-7399

The Sheridan House, 391 Back Ashuelot Rd. Open 9am-12pm Wed., 2-4pm Sun. Admission free

 

Windham Historical Society

PO Box 741

Windham, NH03087-0741

Armstrong Bldg, 3 North Lowell Rd. Bldg town-owned, run in cooperation with H/S. Open by appt., call 898-7433 Admission free

 

Wolfeboro Historical Society

PO Box 1066, 233 S Main St

Wolfeboro, NH03894-1066

wolfeborohistoricalsociety.org

603-569-4997

Clark House Museum Complex, 233 South Main St. 3 bldgs: 1) 1778 Clark House, 2) 1805 Pleasant Valley 1-Rm. Schoolhs, 3) 1862 Facsimile Fire house. Open Wed.-Fri. 10am-4pm, Sat. 10am-2pm, July & Aug., Spring & Fall by appt.  Adults $4, members & children u

 

Woodman Institute Museum

PO Box 1916

Dover, NH03821-1916

www.woodmaninstitutemuseum.org

603-742-1038

A four-building, turn-of-the-century art, natural science, & local history museum - 1675 William Damm Garrison. Allow 2 hours per visit. Open Wed.-Sun., 10am-5pm; closed Dec. 1-Mar. 31, major holidays & Memorial Day weekend; there are special evening events.