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Frye's Measure Mill

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Historic, great quality products

Excellent craftsmanship, very historic, but very expensive. Nice experience. A litlte out of the... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
NHjo
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Rye, New Hampshire
Great place to visit and purchase beautiful gifts.

Historical...Old time measure mill still makes beautiful boxes of all types and sizes. They are... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2017
sallypieplate
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wilton, nh
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Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this is the last water-powered mill since the 1850's.
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12 Frye Mill Rd, Wilton, NH 03086-5010
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

Excellent craftsmanship, very historic, but very expensive. Nice experience. A litlte out of the way, but just follow the signs.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NHjo
Reviewed August 1, 2018

After all of the great reviews we were looking forward to this mill. This was end of July, and mid-week, but I still expected some activity. Nobody was in the gift shop, and it was not clear how to get into the mill. Fortunately, William...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Historical...Old time measure mill still makes beautiful boxes of all types and sizes. They are also an antique shop.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank sallypieplate
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

I love how much history is right around every corner! This was such a cool place to explore, and learn a bit of history I didnt even know about! Everyone was super friendly, and we just wanted to buy everything in there!

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank bittylegg123
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Came here on the recommendation of others and were not disappointed! A working historic mill in every sense of the word. They are still producing boxes in the same way as it was done in the 1800’s. Informative and knowledgeable staff made the history come...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank acestringer
Reviewed September 5, 2017

This is an amazing place to see. It is a small and secluded place and quaint. The people are very nice. The workmanship is just amazing and I wish I could have been able to afford much more than the one box I was able...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Karen D
Reviewed August 7, 2017

A mill we just happened to encounter. Full of history, as well as many antiques. Questions were encouraged and descriptions were made easy to understand. They continue to make Shaker boxes .

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Colleen S
Reviewed July 12, 2017

This authentic, Smithsonian quality box factory is still in action. Wander through the old factory building and pick up little moments of your visit to NH -- a very cool hand made wooden kitchen spoon, little woolen animals, clothing, pottery, old publications, and stuff you'd...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Scottbeckcat
Reviewed July 9, 2017

We had no idea what a "measuring mill" was but we're glad that we now do. The boxes are handmade in three sytles with various hand paintings and different finishes. The mill has many other items from the past that are unique and well presented....More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank waynesunne
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

I visited Frye almost 15 years ago and it is still fresh in my memory as the best side trip I've ever taken. I am planning another trip to NH this August and Frye Measure Mill is top on my list of "must sees" ....More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Susan M
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