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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 - Through October), city map, and public rest rooms. We are open April 1-December 23/
All reviews walking tour art exhibits short film nice gift shop starting point great place to start history teacher american center center offers high quality items visitor center great overview great art featuring local wear good shoes welcome center historical society
Jeff Thomson was our guide and could not have been better. A former history teacher and lifelong resident of the area, Mr. Thomson has an encyclopedic knowledge of the history of the region and is passionate about passing some of that knowledge along. He really...More
The Discover Center not only is the starting point of the tour, but also a visitor center, gift shop & exhibition hall w/a revolving art exhibit. Housed in a former 8-room private school, it was remodeled & acquired by the Historical Society. Our 90-minute tour...More
Discover Portsmouth is a wonderful, welcoming center for people who are visiting the town.. we received several suggestions regarding things to do and see in Portsmouth. In addition we saw a 12 minute movie about the history of Portsmouth. we came back the following day...More
Tour provided good introduction to town. Gordon was very knowledgeable about historic sites and directions. Gave hubs and me direction related to where to visit next, how city was laid out, and where we wanted to spend our time. The short video at the visitor's...More
Stopped in for a map and some general information. Gordon was terrific! Able to get us the maps we needed and directions to the local breweries. Good sense of humor and very informative. Perfect first stop in Portsmouth. Thanks again Gordon!
While we have visited Portsmouth too many times to count, we had never taken the walking tour of downtown. There is a brief movie available to watch prior to the start of the tour. We arrived at Discover Portsmouth early enough to do so and...More
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Robin A, Guest Relations Manager at Discover Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
This walking tour was excellent! About 1.5 hours, $15/pp, do this on your first day in Portsmouth to get a general lay of the land and see some sites that you might want to visit later! The tour was very interesting and informative and our...More