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Worth a few hours

Very nice museum with interesting exhibits of New London history. Their collection of old... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Burlington, Connecticut
Timeless History

Wonderful, well-cared for buildings. Great collection of historical artifacts and beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
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2 Sep 2018
“Worth a few hours”
2 Sep 2018
“Timeless History”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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179 Little Sunapee Rd, New London, NH 03257-5104
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

Very nice museum with interesting exhibits of New London history. Their collection of old carriages is great. Set up as an old village, with several interesting buildings.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

Wonderful, well-cared for buildings. Great collection of historical artifacts and beautiful grounds... perfect for a trip back to another time. Several of the main buildings were closed when I visited... preparations were being made for a wedding later that evening... but I enjoyed walking the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

This is a fantastic historical society with 15 buildings full of history. The transportation museum is phenomenal, with a large collection of carriages and sleighs like none I've seen before. I took my in-laws here in July. They have traveled all over the world and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The New London Historical Museum is a collection of historic buildings that have been gathered from different parts of the county. But the village is so much more than buildings. There are wonderful collections in many of the buildings. One holds buggies and wagons from...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank gordoharv
Reviewed 10 November 2017

went to a wedding here and it was absolutely beautiful!! everyone was very helpful. highly recommend.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank annetteg932
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Our son and daughter-in-law were married at the New London Historical Society this past weekend. This historical, rural locale offered the perfect venue for this most special day. They were married in the courtyard amidst blooming hydrangeas and several historical buildings including a schoolhouse. The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The New London Historical Society is an absolute gem of a place, not as well known as it should be. It has some 15 buildings, including 2 barns, a school house, a store, a functioning blacksmith shop and a fully furnished residence, all dating from...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Debbie-NL
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We attended a wedding here and even though it was a rainy summer day it was still beautiful as we were protected by the gorgeous barn. Great historical nature atmosphere.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Sara M
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We attended a beautiful wedding in the gorgeous barn, surrounding by the history and natural beauty of New England in the Fall.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank kfwalker2016
Reviewed 23 August 2016

New London is a small town, yet the Historical Society manages to do a great job showing off a collection which contains great variety and local curios. The have many great events and their open days are not to be missed. Music, working blacksmiths, colonial...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank SMBrooks
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