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American Independence Museum

1 Governors Ln, Exeter, NH 03833-2420
+1 603-772-2622
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House filled with revolutionary history

This museum is right in downtown exeter across from the Riverwalk area which is a nice walk after... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Linda M
seacoast, nh
via mobile
Exeter's Celebration of Independence at this Museam is Outstanding

Since it took about two weeks of hard riding to get the news of the Declaration of Independence to... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Exeter, New Hampshire
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1 Governors Ln, Exeter, NH 03833-2420
+1 603-772-2622
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This museum is right in downtown exeter across from the Riverwalk area which is a nice walk after the museum tour. We were given a choice of touring the house on our own or having a guide. We choose to have a guide which was...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Since it took about two weeks of hard riding to get the news of the Declaration of Independence to New Hampshire, we celebrate Independence Day around July 16th here in Exeter. It's a wonderful celebration and the American Independence Museum is the centerpiece. The lawn...More

Thank Mariellen-Exeter
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This was a lovely partly cloudy day with great friends. We spent the day visiting the vendors and learning so much from the re-enactors and their encampment. It was fun to see the cannons fired and to see the mock battle between the British troops...More

Thank kas929
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I love this museum. My husband and I use to go here all the time. always something cool going on. We especially enjoy Rev war days in July.

Thank terryfoo199
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This was a very interesting museum. Definitely take a guided tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the museum and the time period.

Thank ksjhight
Reviewed 13 June 2017

It is so meaningful to bring children and see this museum and remember where our nation started! In an era where there is much division among citizens of our country, this museum reminds us not to forget our roots and most important of all, to...More

Thank hungkung57
Reviewed 31 May 2017

An authentic small slice of early American history, as experienced in this co lonial and revolutionary home and through some fascinating artefacts.

Thank feinschmeckerpartout
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

This is an odd place to visit. The museum house is not very revolutionary and their claim to fame, an original broadside of the declaration is not on display. There are many more interesting, authentic, and informative sites from this era in New England so...More

1  Thank Calliemos
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I was a docent here in high school at this site, owned and operated by the peculiar Society of the Cincinnati. It is home to such an amazing collection of documents and artifacts...even if its Purple Heart is of dubious origin. The sword cane of...More

1  Thank laundrylister
Reviewed 14 November 2016

You've never visited Exeter until you've gone through the Independence Museum. You'll see artifacts from the earliest times when New Hampshire was a colony. Great for one visit or two, probably not more. Th annual reenactments are a great family outing.

1  Thank bogblogger
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