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Strawbery Banke Museum

Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Informative visit and enjoyable few hours.

Spent an afternoon enjoying speaking to various folk who were in the "time warp". It took a bit of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
A Quaint Colonial Village

Our friends came up to visit us and we went to Strawberry Banke in Portsmouth. We were so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Museum houses open in December only for Candlelight Stroll: Saturdays Dec 12 and 19, 5-9 pm and Sundays, December 13 and 20, 4-8 pm. Guided Holiday House Tours offered Dec 26-31, 10 am to 2 pm with last tour starting at 2 pm. Labrie Family Skate...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
14 Hancock St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4669
+1 603-433-1102
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Spent an afternoon enjoying speaking to various folk who were in the "time warp". It took a bit of getting used to at first but we soon got into the swing of things. The carpenter was extremely interesting showing us how he made barrels and...More

Thank BoundlessEnergy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our friends came up to visit us and we went to Strawberry Banke in Portsmouth. We were so pleasantly surprised. It was a quaint New England Colonial Village, like a rustic Williamsburg. All of the personal there could not have been nicer. The biggest surprise...More

Thank Sightseer110631
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite an historic development. All sites are not always open at the same time. Any open site will have role players for that particular setting. We came upon the same person playing different roles in different settings. Worth a visit for anyone interested in the...More

Thank Afoodie65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Strawberry Banks Museum is a beautiful place to visit. The kids had fun going through all the old houses and exploring the kids discovery museum as well. During the winter months they make an ice skating rink which is fun for the whole family.

Thank Alyssa N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive for admission. Although the docents at the houses seem knowledgeable, the Museum has a sleepy feel about it. Not much activity. It feels “so here it is, and so...”. I had better memories of it from years ago.

Thank Marilyn K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best way to start here is probably with educational video and then take the tour. But my sister and I just dig in and tour the homes on our own. They have done some restoration over the past few years so we were able...More

1  Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very expensive to visit 17 run down old houses. $ 48.00 for 2 adults and one child. For this price you can come back a second day for free! What a joke and a rip off. You can see everything in 4 hours. We were...More

2  Thank frenchchef2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun, educational village to explore. Great for anyone. Most homes are open to walk around inside and see life how it was years ago. The guides are friendly and helpful. The gardens are beautiful too. There is a gift shop that is fun. We brought...More

Thank Penpal_55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would offer that Strawberry Banke is a fascinating glimpse into the history that occurred here along the banks of the Pisquatqua River and Portsmouth Harbor from the mid 1600's to today. You can wander amongst several dozen houses that have been largely restored and...More

1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to step back in time and learn some of the history, this is a great place to visit. Throughout the visit there are several houses which have demonstrations or characters in period costume and dialogue. Plan on spending a few hours here....More

1  Thank LandonsMimi
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11 June 2018|
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Response from LJK0308 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any while I was visiting there. I doubt they'd be allowed in the historic buildings. Worth a call to ask
9 November 2017|
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Response from Senioronabudget | Reviewed this property |
Our candle light stroll included a special dinner at the tavern (only at Xmas). Taking this into consideration, one should allow at least 3 hours. A lot of this depends on any lines that one may have to stand in to get... More
8 November 2017|
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Response from Chris123app | Reviewed this property |
It is open May - October only