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New Hampshire Historical Society

Closed Now: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Beautiful Building and Exhibits-Good for an Afternnon Visit!

Our first time to the NH Historical Society--The museum is good for a short visit--In one to one... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
Linda S
Brookline, New Hampshire
Very Interesting and Educational History of New Hampshire and Its People

My husband and I visited the New Hampshire Historical Society in Concord, New Hampshire on Tuesday... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
Windsor, Connecticut
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Founded in 1823 the New Hampshire Historical Society is the state's premier organization preserving and sharing Granite State history. Its museum and library offer the most extensive collection of resources and materials related to New Hampshire...more
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30 Park St, Concord, NH 03301-6384
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

I did not have time to visit the museum, but I do need to rave about the library and archives there! If you're doing genealogy or other New Hampshire research you need to make sure you pay a visit here. They have great collections of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dave L
Reviewed September 5, 2018

This museum is kept well, clean and easy to navigate. We expected more on the history of New Hampshire and it's evolution, though. This museum had some exhibits that collected items, but didn't so much make us feel like we learned a great deal about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Our first time to the NH Historical Society--The museum is good for a short visit--In one to one and a half hours we saw everything. Especially enjoyed the painting from the White Mountains and Franconia Notch and artifacts of NH History. We were the only...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Linda S
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

A nice visit and beautiful building. We enjoyed learning about the architecture and the White Mountain Paintings exhibit.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank FellowTraveler68949
Reviewed October 19, 2017

We visited after the State Capitol and were disappointed. Since it is a Blue Star museum with free admission for military, we didn't have to pay. There was one room with a few items on display and another of landscape paintings. We typically are thorough...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

My husband and I visited the New Hampshire Historical Society in Concord, New Hampshire on Tuesday, September 26th, while vacationing in New Hampshire. We enjoyed our visit, finding it to be both very educational and interesting. The building that houses the museum, which is directly...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank kzsull01
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Just seeing the construction of the building is worth the visit. It has some great granite and trade work you do not see in modern construction. There are different exhibits that tell the history of New Hampshire. We enjoyed our visit.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Very much enjoyed the New Hampshire landscape paintings. Other artifacts well presented and informative. Staff was very helpful.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 1, 2017

I've been to many many states' historical societies, and unfortunately, this wasn't one of the best. I did like the original art that was on display. There was a small section on the history of NH, but not big exhibits like most states have. Seriously,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Chad H
Reviewed July 18, 2017

The tours are fun and informative, so are the special lectures. Will take friends and family when the visit this summer

Date of experience: March 2017
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