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Museum campus has four buildings, featuring natural scince,local history,decorative arts, and contemporary art. Considered NH,s most eclectic museum. Yankee magazine award for best small museum in New England. Founded in 1916.
Went on Father's Day, 2018. Great day-staff was very friendly and unobtrusive - let you wander without interruption and provided right amount of info to add value to your self guided tour. Was easily accessible if you had any questions or wanted more info. Loved...More
Dover nh will soon celebrate 400 years as a colony and state. much of this history is documented in the woodman. the tour of the dam garrison house takes you back to life and survival ancient America. Dover and the New Hampshire seacoast are thriving...More
The Woodman Museum offers a great opportunity to see what life was like in Dover during the 17th and 18 th century. There are also great and scary stuffed animals and other oddities. There is so much to see, so plan for at least 2...More
This museum has so much information about Dover and local history, as well as military history. They also have an original gabel house with history about the original owners who lived there in the 1600 's(I believe that was the time in history.) Anyway, I...More
This has the feel of an old, natural history museum - with collections donated from area collectors. Everything from Native American stuff to minerals, displayed in glass cases. The old garrison is definitely worth a look. This is not an inexpensive visit - at $13/adult.
Very interesting museum with many different collections from nature, history, furniture and local history. The docents were friendly and very knowledgeable. It has a lot to see, so a second visit will be planned!
The Woodman Institute Museum in Dover, NH is truly a hidden treasure. Around every corner and each floor is an amazing adventure. You will be surprised at what you will see and experience at the Woodman Institute.
They have a great selection of local history including one of the few remaining garrison house's left in the country. There is something for all ages with displays of local items from all over the seacoast and a amazing collection of rock samples. All around...More