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New Hampshire Boat Museum

399 Center St, Wolfeboro, NH 03896
+1 603-569-4554
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Vintage Race Boat Regatta

We didn't go to the museum but we did attend the Vintage Race Boat Regatta which is organised by... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mjc404
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Derby, United Kingdom
Boat House Tour

The NHBM holds a "Winnipesaukee Boat House Tour" as a fund-raiser every summer. My wife and I went... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
NHDave
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Belmont, New Hampshire
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The Museum features many of the finest examples of vintage mahogany and antique boats on a rotating basis, including; Gar Wood, Chris-Craft, Century, Dodge, Penn Yan, Lyman and Hacker. There are runabouts, race-boats, canoes, guide boats, and sail boats. Whether you are an outboard, steam, paddle or sail enthusiast, the displays, enhanced with archival photos, trophies and models, bring to life a truly grand era of boating. If you love the fine craftsmanship of a vintage boat, the aura of a time gone by, or the camaraderie of being with people who share your interest in preserving the past; the New Hampshire Boat Museum offers you many venues to explore through exhibits, events, and educational programs.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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399 Center St, Wolfeboro, NH 03896
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We didn't go to the museum but we did attend the Vintage Race Boat Regatta which is organised by the museum. The show was very exciting with vintage boats showing their paces on the Lake, and it was also possible to get close to this...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The NHBM holds a "Winnipesaukee Boat House Tour" as a fund-raiser every summer. My wife and I went this summer for the first time and I have to say it was interesting, informative and fun. It was a blast! You can enjoy the tour three...More

Thank NHDave
NH B, Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for your kind words about our annual Boathouse Tour which is the second Thursday in August. It is one of our most popular education programs and we believe it is unique in the country! We hope you will consider taking the tour...More

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the restored wooden boats especially the luxury chris craft...lots of artifacts snd history to peruse

Thank kdombrowski
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Such craftsmanship, sleek beauties, these boats! Couldn't help be impressed! Loved the video explaining all the details of boating in the past and how these boats came about and are still used by some.

Thank Shirley W
Reviewed 11 August 2017

My friend and I visited the New Hampshire Boat Museum recently. I was completely enthralled by the race boat history and gorgeous vintage boats, outboard engines and model boats on display inside the museum's old Quonset hut. We followed our museum visit with an exciting...More

Thank TFBaur
NH B, Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words, and we are thrilled you loved the museum and the Millie B boat ride!

Reviewed 6 August 2017

The ride on the Millie B is not to be missed. We'll do it again for sure, and bring other friends along. Captain Bill was terrific; shared his knowledge of the area as we toured the lake, including the history of some of the homes,...More

Thank Steve L
NH B, Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Glad you enjoyed your ride on the Millie B, the New Hampshire Boat Museum's tour boat. We hope you will take advantage of your free admission tickets to visit the museum. Everyone taking the Millie B gets free museum admission tickets and we'd love for...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

My girlfriend and I wanted to take a boat tour during our week-long stay in Wolfeboro and had originally settled on the Winnipesaukee Belle. We jumped on-board and waited for other passengers but we ended up being the only two for that time slot and...More

Thank Daniel C
NH B, Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

We're so glad you were able to ride the Millie B! And that you enjoyed it so much. Our reproduction vintage HackerCraft is a great way to see Lake Winnipesaukee and you get the value added bonus of having a narrated tour by our knowledgeable...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017

When in Wolfeboro, NH, highly recommend a ride on the Millie B. 45 minutes touring the lake in a really fun boat with an amazing guide. Learned a lot about the lake and saw some amazing homes. Bill K, our captain, was knowledgeable and so...More

Thank Barbara T
NH B, Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

So happy you enjoyed your Millie B boat ride on Lake Winnipesaukee. I hope you take advantage of the free admission coupons to visit the New Hampshire Boat Museum (owner of the Millie B) that you received after your Millie B ride. We have lots...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017

My husband and I celebrated our 30th anniversary with a ride in the Millie B. Our timing was perfect as we were the only ones for the ride at that particular time period. Our driver was excellent and gave a great tour with telling the...More

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NH B, Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

We are so happy your chose a ride on the Millie B to celebrate your 30th anniversary! And that you had a wonderful tour. We hope you will take advantage of your free admission tickets to visit the New Hampshire Boat Museum. We have very...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017

We had a great time with a knowledgeable boat guide seeing the lake. Bring some sunscreen. The boat museum was small but the staff were very knowledgeable and friendly. All in all we had a great time.

Thank CSMckenzie
NH B, Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thanks so much for your kind review! We're glad you enjoyed riding our Millie B vintage boat ride and visiting the museum. Hope you come back to visit again.

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rcgicg
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Response from Cbjath1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the typo done by auto-spell check on my previous answer. The price of admission is worth the effort the volunteers make.
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