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Wright Museum of WWII

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Address: 77 Center St, Wolfeboro, NH 03894
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+1 603-569-1212
00:00 - 00:01
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 00:01
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

This Museum's purpose is to educate, entertain and inspire visitors with...

This Museum's purpose is to educate, entertain and inspire visitors with the story of WWII-era Americans often called "the greatest generation". The Wright Museum is open seasonally from May 1st to October 31st.

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The experience is so much more than you expect!

You would think that this museum would have pictures from WWII and tanks and guns. It has so much more and changes it's displays to highlight different topics! This museum tells... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris C
Tuftonboro, New Hampshire
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Tuftonboro, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You would think that this museum would have pictures from WWII and tanks and guns. It has so much more and changes it's displays to highlight different topics! This museum tells the whole story, what life was like at home as well as at the front! Topics include wartime songs, posters and the complete history of different battleships and the... More 

Thank Chris C
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum offers exceptional tour of the US homefront and war effort for the years 1939 through 1945, Artifacts and vehicles are displayed in an wonderful walt through the history of our country.

Thank notso11
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good small museum linking the American home front with the war effort from 1939 to 1945. Good artifacts and pleasant docents.

Thank Jeff L
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a small, but mighty, museum with a remarkable collections of a wide variety of artifacts from the World War II era. It is beautifully curated with galleries of interest to young and not-so-young, male and female. One of my favorites is a period exhibit of a dental treatment room! The museum features many and varied lectures and special... More 

Thank louise g
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2017

When or if you are ever in Wolfeboro,NH, the Wright Museum should be one of your stops if you appreciate history . It is truely a time capsule and you can easily spend a few hours there if you wish, especially on a hot summer day or a cold winter afternoon.

Thank Paul D
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5 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

So much history of the WWII era. Actual keeps, tanks, medic vans, etc. staged by decade so you can advance through the time warp. The post office is great and also the kitchen set up! A must see in wolfeboro nh!

Thank Patricia N
Meredith, New Hampshire
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

So thorough and entertaining, we've enjoyed several visits. Particularly rewarding in the company of members of the Greatest Generation. So great to see so much of American life as it was in the period from the late 1930s to the mid 1940s both at home and abroad. The museum pays great tribute to the heroes of the time, our parents... More 

Thank Sr_bigotes_12
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4 reviews
Reviewed 7 November 2016

It may look small from the outside but don't be fooled, this 'Little Museum' is BIG inside with a treasure trove of information on WW II and especially how it was to live on the 'Home front' in the New England area and support the war effort. The walk through timeline rooms dating from 1939 to 1945 is really interesting.

Thank Jerry R
Bristol, England
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

You must allow plenty of time here. Surprisingly at least two hours maybe three. Don't miss the time tunnel. Separate areas reflecting each year of WW11

Thank LorettaG87
Liverpool, England
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Visited on off chance and was an interesting couple of hours. Starts with a video and then onto room of artefacts from the US home front, then through each year of the war finishing up with the artefacts including tanks and lorries, both inside then some outside. Volunteers helpful and around to help and keen on their subject Cost was... More 

Thank Childwall56

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