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Belknap Mill

The Mill Plaza, Laconia, NH 03246
+1 603-524-8813
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Beautiful spot on a summer day!

Across the river from the mill is Mill Plaza. It's a pretty little park at the corner of Union... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
New York City, New York
via mobile
Step back in time to experience real workmanship

I enjoyed seeing how real socks are made. The place looks and smells like it did over 100 years... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laconia, New Hampshire
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This mill, no longer active, is one of the oldest of its kind in America, built in 1823.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good49%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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The Mill Plaza, Laconia, NH 03246
+1 603-524-8813
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Across the river from the mill is Mill Plaza. It's a pretty little park at the corner of Union & Main that overlooks the river and the mill. Very pleasant place for a short walk or a picnic on a nice day. Clean and convenient....More

Thank GFish4
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed seeing how real socks are made. The place looks and smells like it did over 100 years ago. I like looking at the water fall that used to run the mill.

Thank thomasselling
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free concert was held on the 3rd floor of this historic Mill because the rain kept the Carter Mountain Band from performing in the Gazebo on the lawn of the Mill. The Mill is a treasure...art work to see...gift shop to browse...antique sewing machines to...More

Thank Valerie K
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I wouldn't recommend going here on purpose, but if you're in the area it is somewhat interesting. Local schools host art shows here, that is fun to look at. The staff is helpful and pleasant. The pavilion outside is nice.

Thank Reneembm
Reviewed 21 July 2016

During the spring the mill offers a day trip program for 4th graders. Schools from as far as Vermont and Massachusetts come to participate. If your school doesn't offer this I'd highly recommend it. It covers everything from the geography of NH and pollution to...More

Thank hyperheidi
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Once again, the volunteers did a great job teaching our fourth graders about the importance of Belknap Mill. Thank you for all your hard work!

Thank JScots
Reviewed 12 November 2015

For a breathtaking 360 degree view of Mount Washington and the Presidential Range, highly recommend ascending Belknap Mountain in Laconia. To reach trailheads for the shortest hikes up, pass through a neighborhood and past a parking area, where the road narrows. drive up this very...More

3  Thank bravestrong
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Very nice side trip on our way around the lake.loved the history. Doesn't take long to do the self tour. Staff very friendly. Donations only, no charge. The old building is beautiful.

1  Thank Terry H
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Went to the mill to view some paintings on display by local artists. This is a well maintained historical building and has a working mill inside that was used to produce hosiery in the early 1900's. The mill has several business offices in it and...More

Thank tom646
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Great for a walk with the family on a gorgeous summer or fall day. I love the history and charm of this quaint spot.

Thank ErinnElisabeth
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