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New Hampshire Historical Society

30 Park St, Concord, NH 03301-6384
+1 603-228-6688
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Liked it so much we returned for another visit

The tours are fun and informative, so are the special lectures. Will take friends and family when... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
James V C
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Antrim, New Hampshire
Original paintings and aritfacts

We were looking for a history of NH and got it. There are artifacts and information along with a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
waynesunne
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Tucson, Arizona
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Founded in 1823 the New Hampshire Historical Society is the state's premier organization preserving and sharing Granite State history. Its museum and library offer the most extensive collection of resources and materials related to New Hampshire history that can be found anywhere. The Society's headquarters building at 30 Park Street in Concord is considered one of the finest examples of public architecture in New Hampshire and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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  • Very good53%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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30 Park St, Concord, NH 03301-6384
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The tours are fun and informative, so are the special lectures. Will take friends and family when the visit this summer

1  Thank James V C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a history of NH and got it. There are artifacts and information along with a guided tour. The paintings are awesome and the cost was reasonable. There could have been more displays in the lowest gallery, maybe they use it for...More

Thank waynesunne
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We had some free time during a visit to concord and decided to stop in. The displays are small but interesting. The library is a huge resource for those researching NH history.

Thank mary c
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I have been to the New Hampshire Historical Society for three class trips and once to take an out of town visitor. Each time I have learned something new about our great State. The staff are very knowledgeable and helpful, and I found the restrooms...More

2  Thank ChrissyD64
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

While walking around Concord, stopped by to tour the historical society building. You do need to pay a small price to get in. A lot of very nice historical paintings and a few historical artifacts.

Thank Coloradotravel2010
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very nice place to visit very well kept lot's of things too see in side and tell you a lot about the state of N.H.

Thank JudyAnne M
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The New Hampshire Historical Society, located just a block from the state capitol, lovingly exhibits art, furniture, clothing, and sports equipment that illustrates New Hampshire's rich history. Since the museum is compact, it is easy to see in an hour or so.

Thank rhawnhurster
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Although a small museum it is still an important institution in the state of New Hampshire. Through the years I have contacted the museum while conducting research for books. The society has always been helpful. The museum hold a a number of important New Hampshire...More

2  Thank Stephen Wayne F... B
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We were very impressed by the building and some of the exhibits were neat, that being said we got in for free with a local library pass I would not have wanted to pay for this. If you love history maybe you would enjoy it...More

1  Thank Erica B
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Back when this museum was at 6 Eagle Square it had several displays and took quite a while to go thru. Since moving, they have consolidated so much that there is very little to look at. A couple of swords and tea pots with an...More

1  Thank Ken603
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