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Discover Portsmouth

10 Middle St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4305
+1 603-436-8433
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Very helpful information centre

This was our first stop in Portsmouth and Robin was very helpful in providing maps and brochures... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
cogduo
,
Perth, Australia
75 minute walking tour of historic downtown Portsmouth

Great tour! We did a lot of stopping to show buildings and explain the architecture and history, so... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
rangers2005
,
Newton, New Hampshire
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Start you visit at Discover Portsmouth. We offer a 12 minute film on the city's history, a beautiful museum shop, changing exhibitions, walking tours (Memorial Day - Columbus Day), city map, and public rest rooms.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“walking tour” (30 reviews)
“art exhibits” (6 reviews)
“short film” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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10 Middle St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4305
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+1 603-436-8433
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

This was our first stop in Portsmouth and Robin was very helpful in providing maps and brochures and pointing out places of interest. The induction video was very useful to give us a snapshot of the history. You can start a walking tour from here.

Thank cogduo
Robin A, Guest Relations Manager at Discover Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

Thanks so much!

Reviewed 23 September 2017

Great tour! We did a lot of stopping to show buildings and explain the architecture and history, so I feel that there was actually more talking than walking. The guide was very knowledgeable and very interesting. The time flew by, and the tour actually lasted...More

Thank rangers2005
Reviewed 20 September 2017

WOW! Great people with tons of knowledge and lots of help. Great exhibits at the museum. Be sure to take the walking tour! It is very interesting and a great walk through the towns plentiful, and mostly unknown history. Our guide Sharon was awesome! A...More

Thank walleye101
Robin A, Guest Relations Manager at Discover Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thanks so much! Glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 12 September 2017

Very knowledgeable guide and thorough tour. You are not rushed to complete in the allotted time. All questions answered!

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Thank H2749UHmichael
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went on the 1 1/2 hour walking tour of Portsmouth and highly recommend it. We have visited many of the historic sites in Portsmouth, including Strawbery Banke, the Wentworth-Gardner House, the Warner House, the Governor John Langdon House and the Wentworth-Coolidge...More

Thank jww27
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Had a great walking tour experience. We had two guides who shared different details about Portsmouth's history and architecture. If you want to Learn more about Portsmouth, I recommend taking the walking tour!

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Thank Scott A
Robin A, Guest Relations Manager at Discover Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thanks so much for your comments!

Reviewed 24 August 2017

Jeff was very knowledgeable of the city. His explanations of the Portsmouth and recommendations were excellent.

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Thank Thomas R
Robin A, Guest Relations Manager at Discover Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Thanks! So glad you enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed 20 August 2017

Had a great tour of the downtown area. Our volunteer guide was personable as well as well educated and will look forward to learning more about this fair city the next time we visit.

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Thank nomorton
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We took the tour with Alan, who is a bit stiff but was very knowledgeable. He pointed out several of the historical buildings in the area. The tour moved along at a good pace, not too fast or slow. The museum staff was extremely friendly...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

My 18 y.o. niece was visiting so we took the tour together. I moved to Portsmouth last year and wanted to know more to share with family and friends when they visit. The tour was a great length and very well-done. The staff at the...More

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Thank Jill M
Robin A, Guest Relations Manager at Discover Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thanks for your lovely comments. Much appreciated.

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