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Tugboat Alley

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Great selection

Loved this cute little place. Bought a great sweatshirt here, as well as souvenirs for family... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Houston, Texas
Portsmouth's best

Tugboat Alley is Portsmouth's best gift and souvenir shop. Checked out others and this place... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Richard S
Los Angeles, California
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12 Jul 2018
“Great selection”
28 Jun 2018
“Portsmouth's best”
A Portsmouth institution supplying THE BEST selection of Portsmouth apparel, nautical gifts and jewelry.
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47 Bow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3819
+1 603-430-9556
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

Loved this cute little place. Bought a great sweatshirt here, as well as souvenirs for family members.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

Tugboat Alley is Portsmouth's best gift and souvenir shop. Checked out others and this place offers the best selection from nautical, clothes, women's jewelry and gift. Bought a gift for my sister back in CA and ended up giving it to some else who also...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Richard S
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Cute shop with lots of nautical/Portsmouth items. Staff was helpful and not pushy, which was nice. Bought a few items - 1 of which we’ve been looking for, for years. Thought the prices were reasonable as well.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

This is a must stop store if looking for a souvenir or local reading material. We have spent two summers in Portsmouth and have stopped in both times. Items are also reasonably priced. So recommend stopping in if downtown for dining, sightseeing, etc.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank sgarceau
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped in to purchase a gift for a family member. The ship was a great selection of Portsmouth stuff. It also has things that are rather unique. There was a welcome mat made out of lobster nets and locally handcarved items.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank 85patricks85
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This,was the only place in town that I was able to find tourist like souvenirs (shirts, shot glasses, magnet, etc.). Prices were very reasonable and a really nice selection.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Betsy P
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The merchandise is nautical in theme and they have a wide selection of clothes, clocks, barometers and anything else related to the sea. Prices reasonable and staff very friendly and not pushy. They help when you need it. Lots of great stuff

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank SweetSydneyToronto
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Great shop with lots of fun nautical themed items. Tees, accessories, cute items for the home. There were a few items that we found cheaper at nearby shops. So it pays to look around a bit. Worth a peek inside.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Dee B
Reviewed 11 February 2014

We were visiting from West Palm Beach Florida in Portsmouth NH and my fiancé and myself stopped in Tugboat Alley. A unique Nautical gift shop and we just loved the Store and all its warm gifts and the store owners Tony and Jennifer were the...More

Date of experience: February 2014
2  Thank idrumerman51
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