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New Hampshire Boat Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Very Interesting Experience about the Craft and People of the Pleasure Boating Community

This is a great place to spend a few hours learning about the history of specific pleasure craft... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2018
Boston, Massachusetts
Antique Boat Lover.

Hub and his dad were Chris-Craft fanatics! I joined hub not a big boat fan well,i must admit i... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
Northfield, Massachusetts
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The Museum features many of the finest examples of vintage mahogany and antique boats on a rotating basis, including; Gar Wood, Chris-Craft, Century, Dodge, Penn Yan, Lyman and Hacker. There are runabouts, race-boats, canoes, guide boats, and sail...more
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399 Center St, Wolfeboro, NH 03894-4865
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

This is a great place to spend a few hours learning about the history of specific pleasure craft, as well as, the people behind the evolution of pleasure boating from physical rowing to evolution of motorized craft. I am a "museum buff" and recommend visiting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Resort296290
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Hub and his dad were Chris-Craft fanatics! I joined hub not a big boat fan well,i must admit i thoroughly enjoyed the visit. The video shown to us was interesting full of information.The Boats are Stunning!! If in the area and you love boats this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

My favorite part of this museum was their informational video, which talks about the museum and all that it does in the community relative to boating on the lake. It is a very involved active community museum providing many opportunities for the residents of and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank athw
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Stop by here when you are in the Lakes region if you love boats. It starts with an interesting movie of the history of transportation on the lake, from horse power thru steam and modern shipping. Many historical models of unique vessels. You can follow...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank capt38
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Temporarily housed in the old Allen dancehall until the new facility can be finished, this little gem of a museum highlights the craftsmanship and early history of boating vehicles on Lake Winnipesaukee. On display at this time were some of the beautiful handcrafted wooden motor...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

The NH Boat Museum is interesting because it has history of the lakes and also a variety of boats that are rare. Wooded boats are cool and it's neat to see them up close.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lime G
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Come to see all the antique boats and enjoy a tour of this wonderful museum. Lots to see and love. Summer is the perfect time to come over.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pam K
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Well done, beautiful wooden boats! Models, tools and outboard motor, a movie, great for a quick visit!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andrew Z
Reviewed June 24, 2018

The staff was very helpful in orienting us to this wonderful trip down memory lane. The old mahogany boats were spectacular and the history of the outboard motors was very nostalgic.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jack M
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

This was a really neat stop with some nice interactive exhibits that our children (7 and 5) enjoyed.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Phillip C
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Response from Cbjath1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the typo done by auto-spell check on my previous answer. The price of admission is worth the effort the volunteers make.