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Address: 150 Daniel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3831
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11:00 - 16:00
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The governor's mansion when Portsmouth was state capital in the 1700s, this...

The governor's mansion when Portsmouth was state capital in the 1700s, this historic 1718 house was the site of many important decisions about New Hampshires future.

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300 years of history

This is definitely a case of if these walls could talk. This house has sheltered six generations of one family during the most tumultuous years of American history. Well worth a... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2016
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 490 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is definitely a case of if these walls could talk. This house has sheltered six generations of one family during the most tumultuous years of American history. Well worth a visit.

Thank ThePackedBag
Brattleboro, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I visited the Warner House as part of a larger adventure of visiting many historic homes throughout New England. Thus it is hard for me to avoid comparisons. This house is certainly rich in history, and it was well presented by the kind and delightfully effusive female docent we had. The murals are most interesting…. but the overall impression was... More 

Thank Wombat27_11
Newmarket, New Hampshire
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2016

A great tour by House Manager Jeff Hooper that provided our group with a thorough history of the Warner House. Don't miss this gem!

Thank SunriseCenter
Saratoga Springs, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This historic home has Delft and English tiles, the family's original furnishings and serving pieces, and portraits documenting 300 years if history from 1700s Whig to American Revolution Era. Tour guides are very knowledgeable and the one hour tour is so enjoyable.

Thank Molly B
Merrimack, New Hampshire
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213 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

A tour of the Warner house in downtown Portsmouth offers an excellent combination of family history and the house itself. Unlike other historic homes, this one contains many of the original family furnishings and possessions. Our, guide, Ann, was extremely knowledgeable and provided an enjoyable, in-depth, narrative as she took us through the house. We have toured many historic homes... More 

Thank Drivingmissmary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This storied home has survived for 300 years and has many of the original furnishings returned to it but the descendants of John Warner. If you like architecture and history, then this house is replete with both.

Thank Steve N
Lynnfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My friend and I decided to visit the Warner House. We were greeted by a friendly staff member. Our tour began immediately with a very knowledgeable and friendly guide. We learned some very interesting stuff! A Historian must!

Thank sheparz
Oak Hill
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This house is 300 years old and was lived in by one family until it became a museum in the 1930's. It has a lot of original colonial furniture that are wonderful, including a 1730's chest on chest and a 1750's specially designed Chinese Chippendale bookcase unit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015

I was fortunate to be able to visit the Warner house during a garden tour last month and was glad that I did. The volunteers that staff the house, both inside and out are extremely informative and gracious. The inside and outside areas house many vintage items and pictures. The volunteers wear period dress and even play croquet in the... More 

Thank Knowlesn
United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Our rainy day tour of Portsmouth Historic Homes started here at the Warner House. It was beautiful. Our tour guide was very knowledgable. The murals on the walls going upstairs have their own story and much about the residents and time period can be derived from it. The house decor lets you in on how people lived at the time... More 

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