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It was worth the stop to learn about the area before we explored. It made us appreciate a lot of the nuances we would have missed (ie Lady Pepperrell mansion) we watched the short video (highly recommend). Even with teenagers, the museum scavenger hunt kept...More
Kim S, Director at Kittery Historical & Naval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018
Thank you for visiting the Kittery Historical & Naval Museum. We are glad you enjoyed it!
I found this an excellent place to learn the amazing history of the area. They have an excellent 20 minute film that really tells you the key players and events that happened in the area. Plus the exhibits are well done and worth seeing.
Thank Richard M
Kim S, Director at Kittery Historical & Naval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018
Interesting artifacts inside dealing with both the history of the town and naval history. We especially liked the ship's wheel to the USS Franklin, the uniform worn on the USS Constitution, and models of HMS Victory and John Paul Jones' Ranger. The man there was...More
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Kim S, Directory at Kittery Historical & Naval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018
The Kittery Historical and Naval Museum is very unassuming from the outside, and somewhat off the beaten track, though it is along the road between the Kittery Circle and the access to I-95 north and the shopping area. It was well worth the stop and...More
This museum only took us about an hour to go through and is mostly reading so unless you're into maritime history, you probably wouldn't enjoy it. They did have a beautiful large Fresnel lens on display from a lighthouse. Just a few items for sale....More
Wanted to do more than shop at the wonderful outlets and decided to visit the museum. The docent was a former navy man who added a personal touch, the layout was easy to navigate and the artifacts well preserved and displayed in a. Interesting fashion....More
We had stopped at the nearby dog house to get a bite to eat and give our son who was driving a rest, while he was sleeping we wondered into this museum which was full of interesting exhibits from Kittery's naval history and also the...More