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Discover Portsmouth

10 Middle St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4305
+1 603-436-8433
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Great Historic Walking Tour of Portsmouth

I recently moved to Portsmouth and though it would be a great idea to attend the morning historic... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
nhleees
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Tampa
Excellent Tour

Never knew much about the history of Portsmouth until we took this tour.Facinating history of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cquimby
,
Rhinebeck, New York
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Start you visit at Discover Portsmouth. We offer a 12 minute film on the city's history, a beautiful museum shop, changing exhibitions, walking tours (Memorial Day - Columbus Day), city map, and public rest rooms. We are open April 1-December 23/
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“walking tour” (33 reviews)
“art exhibits” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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10 Middle St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4305
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"walking tour"
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"art exhibits"
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"nice gift shop"
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"starting point"
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"visitor center"
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"american center"
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"center offers"
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"historical events"
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"welcome center"
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"minute film"
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"local artists"
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"great art"
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"wear good shoes"
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"great overview"
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"plan your visit"
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"visitors and locals"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently moved to Portsmouth and though it would be a great idea to attend the morning historic walking tour. The tour starts at Discover Portsmouth, a beautiful setting complete with a lovely gift shop full of Portsmouth history as well as an art gallery...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Never knew much about the history of Portsmouth until we took this tour.Facinating history of the slave trade, the economic ups and down linked to a wartime economy etc. But most of all was viewing the current city and all it has to offer. Portsmouth...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Discover Portsmouth walking tour was a fun and interesting look at the history of the area. Our tour guide relayed the significant historical events with a side of personal family history. We enjoyed the walk.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This walking tour of Portsmouth was very informative and Jeff (retired history teacher) was a great guide. It was fascinating to hear the stories behind the buildings/monuments. I wished he had spent more time at the African Burial Ground exhibit--I went back on my own...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy walking tour of the downtown area. Learned about the history of Portsmouth and the building preservation efforts. Bring your own drinking water though, unless you want to buy it.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nothing like spending alone time with you husband for 47,years the service is great and this place is so clean ,Im pretty lucky to have a man who trewts me so loving and caring and has worked his fanny off to take care of me...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my first time to Portsmouth and this tour was a great introduction into the history and area of Portsmouth. Our tour guide, Jeff, was very knowledgeable and answered all the questions that were given (even about a building that he originally didn't talk...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The walking tour at Discover Portsmouth was very interesting, informative and enjoyable. It was a pleasure to be informed by the friendly tour guides. I would recommend this tour to locals as well as to tourists.

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Robin A, Guest Relations Manager at Discover Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed it. Thanks.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed my tour and the people who worked inside Discover Portsmouth were more than happy to help with directions and brochures with places to go.

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Robin A, Guest Relations Manager at Discover Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your comments.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Discover Portsmouth is a great little gem for the city. I just went to their latest exhibit on Gertrude Fiske, an American Impressionist painter who was one of the few renowned women painters of her time, was born in Massachusetts, and painted several New England...More

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Robin A, Guest Relations Manager at Discover Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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So glad you enjoyed your visit!

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