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Discover Portsmouth

Closed Now: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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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 July 14, 2018
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 July 12, 2018
cquimby
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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 - Through October), city map, and public rest rooms. We are open April 1-December 23/
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10 Middle St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4305
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Reviewed July 14, 2018

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 July 12, 2018

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 July 9, 2018

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 July 8, 2018

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 July 7, 2018

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 July 5, 2018

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 July 5, 2018

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 June 28, 2018

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 June 30, 2018

Glad you enjoyed it. Thanks.

Reviewed June 28, 2018

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 June 30, 2018

Thanks so much for your comments.

Reviewed June 28, 2018

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 June 30, 2018
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So glad you enjoyed your visit!

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Kim M
November 18, 2018|
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Response from Talmanir | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kim, I don't know for sure. It can be pretty cold. I would reiterate re: contact the visitors' center @Discover Portsmouth. They should have an idea. All the best, Enjoy this lovely town.
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hjwh
September 3, 2018|
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I think it's a shop called "Treehouse Toys". Check out their website, they have tons of floppy toys... farm animals, dogs, kitties, etc.
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Rebecca A
September 8, 2016|
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