Gov. John Langdon House

Gov. John Langdon House

(603) 436-3205
143 Pleasant St., Portsmouth, NH 03801

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.

John Paul Jones House

(603) 436-8420
43 Middle St., Portsmouth, NH 03801

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.

Seacoast Science Center

Seacoast Science Center

(603) 436-8043
Odiorne State Park, 570 Ocean Blvd., Rye, NH

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.

Woodman Institute Museum

(603) 742-1038
182 Central Ave., Dover, NH 03820

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.