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American Independence Museum

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A Gem of History

The museum holds so many historical artifacts and stories about a great time in our Revolutionary... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Diane T
via mobile
A must see when you visit Exeter.

Valuable information about history is shared in an interesting way. Self guided tours are allowed... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Madonna C
Naples, Florida
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1 Governors Ln, Exeter, NH 03833-2420
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum holds so many historical artifacts and stories about a great time in our Revolutionary history. Unless you live in the area you may not know it is here. I am from Massachusetts in the midst of that era and I was overwhelmed with...More

Thank Diane T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Valuable information about history is shared in an interesting way. Self guided tours are allowed, but I recommend a guided tour.

Thank Madonna C
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Went here to attend a conference and also had time to view the Folsom Tavern building. It is well taken care of and there are lots of interesting things to see. The conference was excellent (genealogy focused) and I plan to go back to see...More

Thank Helene C
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Housed in buildings from the revolutionary war era, the museum is home to some rare documents and photos

Thank FredNH92051
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a great place to learn about the early history of the area and Exeter's role in the fight for American independence.

Thank Kathleen W
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This museum is right in downtown exeter across from the Riverwalk area which is a nice walk after the museum tour. We were given a choice of touring the house on our own or having a guide. We choose to have a guide which was...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Since it took about two weeks of hard riding to get the news of the Declaration of Independence to New Hampshire, we celebrate Independence Day around July 16th here in Exeter. It's a wonderful celebration and the American Independence Museum is the centerpiece. The lawn...More

1  Thank Mariellen-Exeter
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This was a lovely partly cloudy day with great friends. We spent the day visiting the vendors and learning so much from the re-enactors and their encampment. It was fun to see the cannons fired and to see the mock battle between the British troops...More

1  Thank kas929
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I love this museum. My husband and I use to go here all the time. always something cool going on. We especially enjoy Rev war days in July.

Thank terryfoo199
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This was a very interesting museum. Definitely take a guided tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the museum and the time period.

1  Thank ksjhight
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