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Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden

154 Market St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3730
+1 603-436-8221
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This historical home was almost passed by. It is part of the Black Heritage Trail which has many... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Belmontcouple
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Belmont, VT
The gardens alone are well worth a visit!

Since there was only myself and a couple on the tour I attended ... it was almost like a private... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DeePartyofSix
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Originally built for a wealthy merchant family, and later the residence of one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, this splendid home features an elegant 18th-century garden, interesting carvings and much of the original furniture.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good33%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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154 Market St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3730
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+1 603-436-8221

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This historical home was almost passed by. It is part of the Black Heritage Trail which has many similar plaques throughout downtown Portsmouth. Each location tells a different story. This particular house had interesting history and beautiful gardens. There is a small museum gift shop...More

Thank Belmontcouple
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since there was only myself and a couple on the tour I attended ... it was almost like a private tour. The tour guide was very knowledgable, answered all our questions and offered up commentary to consider for a lively discussion. The historical background of...More

Thank DeePartyofSix
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Our guide, Karen, was excellent and gave us great insight into the life of the inhabitants of this beautiful house. She brought it to life for us, while being very informative and knowledgeable about her subject.More

Thank Emily B
Moffattladd, Public Relations Manager at Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden. Thank you so much for visiting and for taking the time to give us a review. We hope you had a great time in Portsmouth and that you'll come...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

If you appreciate historical homes and the stories that go with them, this house will not disappoint. It was been beautifully maintained and preserved, including original, ornate wallpapering and large portraits. Very large home offering lots to tour, it has amazing waterfront views and a...More

1  Thank saraysue
Moffattladd, Public Relations Manager at Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a kind review. We appreciate that you visited us and took one of our tours. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and we hope you had a good time in the Portsmouth...More

Reviewed 19 February 2017

There are many historic house museums to tour in this area, but this was not just your average colonial. Our knowledgeable tour guide explained the Moffatt-Ladd family story and gave us informative facts about the home. We had a small, friendly tour group and it...More

1  Thank Mort J
Moffattladd, Assistant Curator, Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden at Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you so much for visiting the Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden and for taking the time to give us a review. We're so glad that you enjoyed your visit and we hope you had a great time in the Portsmouth area. Please come back and...More

Reviewed 9 January 2017

I have performed multiple weddings here and they do a fantastic job. Beautiful setting. Friendly and helpful staff.

2  Thank mariuccias
Moffattladd, Assistant Curator, Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden at Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

We love our couples and their officiants! Thank you for taking the time to give us a review, we really appreciate it!

Reviewed 7 November 2016

This lovely Georgian house was home to three families right at the centre of it all. It's a fascinating story and the tour was comprehensive. The gardens are a delight and worth a stroll.

4  Thank ThePackedBag
Moffattladd, Assistant Curator, Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden at Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to give us a review. We really appreciate it! Please come back and visit us again sometime.

Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you are a history buff, you have done the right thing by visiting Portsmouth. The Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden offers an in-depth tour of both the house and garden and the stories behind the actual building make you view it as even more amazing...More

3  Thank Mrs Andrew C
Moffattladd, Assistant Curator, Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden at Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words and for taking the time to share them. We really appreciate it and hope you'll come back to visit us again soon!

Reviewed 14 October 2016

The docent was very knowledgeable and we enjoyed her talk. We didn't know that Portsmouth played such an important role. The family history highlights the role of slavery and inequality of men and women at the time. The architectural elements are fascinating. Well worth the...More

1  Thank aggada
Moffattladd, Assistant Curator, Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden at Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you so much for your review and for sharing your experience at the Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope you'll come back soon.

Reviewed 10 October 2016

The Moffatt-Ladd House & Gardens is a great place to spend an afternoon. Not only a great step back into history but, a chance to see a truly elegant home and gardens. All maintained by dedicated volunteers.

1  Thank Linda B
Moffattladd, Assistant Curator, Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden at Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, please come back sometime!

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