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Millyard Museum

Mill No. 3 200 Bedford Street, corner of Commercial and Pleasant Streets, Manchester, NH
603-0622-7531
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A look at Manchester's heritage

The museum is not large, but it highlights the city's past, when the city boasted the largest... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
mesatraveler
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mesa az
Brings Manchester's industrial past to life

Excellent museum covering Manchester's industrial history, located in an historic mill building... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
mousebooks
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Brookline, Massachusetts
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Museum dedicated to history and influence of the mills in Manchester.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good40%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mill No. 3 200 Bedford Street, corner of Commercial and Pleasant Streets, Manchester, NH
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Mill No. 3 200 Bedford Street, corner of Commercial and Pleasant Streets, Manchester, NH
603-0622-7531
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

The museum is not large, but it highlights the city's past, when the city boasted the largest textile mill complex in the world. The mills brought thousands of Canadian workers to the city and ran three shifts a day until cheaper labor was found in...More

Thank mesatraveler
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Excellent museum covering Manchester's industrial history, located in an historic mill building. Well worth a visit -- great for kids as well as adults.

Thank mousebooks
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Cute small museum where is possible to get information about history of Manchester and people who lived there. It wasn't easy to find the museum entrance. Fortunately there was a man who showed me the direction. When you come to the building, go to the...More

Thank XenieAxa
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This is a great place to visit to learn the History of Manchester and the Mills and the effect on our state. Our first trip and we didn't know it was there. Exhibits are very well done and educational. We will go back ad visit...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 24 September 2017

After living in the area for many years, I visited the Millyard Museum one weekend during the Smithsonian's annual Museum Day Live! program. This was a real treat, filling me in on some fascinating local history. This is a small & lovingly curated museum. It...More

Thank Ellen K
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderful intro to the city! About an hour for an overview of the history, culture, and even architecture of the city. Informative exhibits require a lot of reading. O felt like $8 was a lot for what was included. The temporary quilt exhibit included some...More

Thank bolild
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Small but full of information, this museum filled me in on the history of these extraordinary buildings. In 1936 when the original company went bankrupt, the city had the good sense to raise five million dollars (a fortune then) to purchase the properties. Although only...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The history of these old brick buildings and the architecture and original purposes of the houses in Manchester was answered through the museum tour. We were intrigued by the city and it's large buildings and wondered why - the museum helped answer some of this....More

Thank karsmith
Reviewed 10 August 2017

My daughters and I love history and thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the museum. We live in Manchester and especially like exhibits that show "then and now." Very relaxing self-guided tour, fun gift shop.

Thank Edward P
Reviewed 25 July 2017

A great museum depicting an important aspect of New Hampshire History. A leisurely walk through the exhibits is well worth your time.

Thank John K
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