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Strawbery Banke Museum

14 Hancock St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4669
+1 603-433-1102
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History to be enjoyed and absorbed up close and personal!!

Fun place with so much to be enjoyed. The young adults role playing and the adults teaching along... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dedham, Massachusetts
Strawberry Banke

Fun history experience to turn back the time. Restaurants and hotel are in close proximity... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lebanon, Maine
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Museum houses open in December only for Candlelight Stroll: Saturdays Dec 12 and 19, 5-9 pm and Sundays, December 13 and 20, 4-8 pm. Guided Holiday House Tours offered Dec 26-31, 10 am to 2 pm with last tour starting at 2 pm. Labrie Family Skate outdoor ice rink at the museum is open daily 9 am to 9 pm (except for occasional private rentals).
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  • Average7%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
14 Hancock St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4669
+1 603-433-1102
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Reviewed yesterday

Fun place with so much to be enjoyed. The young adults role playing and the adults teaching along make for a very informative and fun experience!

Thank CoachK2525
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fun history experience to turn back the time. Restaurants and hotel are in close proximity. Prescott Park is across the street.

Thank ld312369
Reviewed 4 days ago

Interesting walking tour museum where you go from house to house and learn about the area through time. Each home/building has a story. When the flag is flying outside the home you are allowed to go in and explore the different rooms. There are guides...More

1  Thank Karen W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a chilly overcast day did some research and found this place. We had a great time. Very interesting learning about the history here, really makes you see how far things have come. All the cast members were very knowledgeable and seemed to enjoy...More

Thank Nicole C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our visit to the Strawbery Bank Museum. Guides were all very knowledgeable and helpful and we enjoyed the variety of homes on display.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time going through the homes and talking to the guides. The Shapiro family was a lot of fun. The bar maid was in character almost too much and was rather rude.

Thank 171Scott
Reviewed 1 week ago

Living History – a story that has happened, crucial to the study of history and social studies. It allows you to explore, to provoke, to question become a part of the past. Strawbery Banke Museum integrates arts, making an unforgettable experience, experiencing true facts and...More

2  Thank Woventales
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the historical homes, stories, and costumed interpreters. It is convenient to go at your own pace, and many of the buildings had interpreters (some better than others) present to answer questions or tell stories about the premises. We took our time walking from...More

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though I did not have time to a tour this time during a short visit to Portsmouth, I enjoyed walking the grounds and viewing these well maintained historic buildings early one morning.

Thank westie2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a don't miss if you appreciate historical homes, period costumed interpreters and heirloom gardens. A few things to keep in mind: (1) the bank is a wealth of history and lots of school groups attend, so it can quickly become crowded - you...More

2  Thank DeePartyofSix
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20 September 2016|
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Response from LilyPortsmouth | Reviewed this property |
If you are into history enjoying an interactive if you are so inclined walking tour YES! Any age range will enjoy this Living Museum, take as much time as you wish. Check the Web site for activities that are going on, the... More
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5 September 2016|
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Response from Braley C | Reviewed this property |
The parking is at the main building the gps directions will take you right there. The walk down to the boats is quick and easy.
2 September 2016|
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Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge - it's a $5 donation upon entrance, very low key - cash only -