The site of the New Hampshire Treasury during the American Revolution, this museum is home to an original broadside of the Declaration of Independence and early drafts of the U.S. Constitution.
Dozens of interactive exhibits and activities for children in a new location.
Discover Portsmouth is a central gateway to the historical, cultural and artistic sites and venues around greater Portsmouth. Open April 1 thru December 23.
The Gov. John Langdon House is an exceptional Georgian mansion which George Washington thought of as the best in Portsmouth. Its reception rooms are of a grand scale suited to ceremonial occasions and are ornamented by elaborate wood carving in the Rococo style.
Education center for the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Interactive exhibit room, touch tank, and boardwalk.
A National Historic Landmark, Hamilton House is recognized as one of the region's quintessential Colonial Revival-style country estates.
Revolutionary War hero John Paul Jones stayed at the home at Court and Middle streets in Portsmouth in 1777 while his ship "The Ranger" was being built. Today the house is a museum focusing on Jones' life and the Revolutionary War.
Nautical artifacts and town memorabilia. Located on Route 1, just north of Kittery Traffic Circle, Kittery, Maine. Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. or by appointment.
A National Historic Landmark, the Moffatt-Ladd House is one of America's finest Georgian mansions, built for merchant John Moffatt between 1760 and 1763. The grounds also feature one of the region's finest gardens.
Buildings showing life in the 17th and 18th centuries. Web site
The Rundlet-May House shows four generations of family possessions and taste, ranging from original 1807 wall coverings and furniture to twentieth-century additions by the Rundlets’...
The Seacoast Science Center is a non-profit marine environmental organization located on the rocky coast of historic Odiorne Point State Park. The center features live animals of the Gulf of Maine, indoor touch tanks, and hands-on exhibits about life in and around the ocean.
Strawbery Banke Museum illustrates the lives of historic New Englander with restored homes from four centuries and working artisans.
The USS Albacore, the prototype for modern submarines, was built in Portsmouth and has been converted into a museum.
Dover's Woodman Institute offers an eclectic collection of natural science, local early history, and art. On display are rocks and minerals, butterflies, stuffed animals, Native American items, early furniture and artifacts from the Civil War, as well as an original 1675 fortified garrison house.