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New Hampshire Historical Society

30 Park St, Concord, NH 03301-6384
+1 603-228-6688
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Not much there

We visited after the State Capitol and were disappointed. Since it is a Blue Star museum with free... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Bonnie B
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Olney, Maryland
Very Interesting and Educational History of New Hampshire and Its People

My husband and I visited the New Hampshire Historical Society in Concord, New Hampshire on Tuesday... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
kzsull01
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Windsor, Connecticut
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Founded in 1823 the New Hampshire Historical Society is the state's premier organization preserving and sharing Granite State history. Its museum and library offer the most extensive collection of resources and materials related to New Hampshire history that can be found anywhere. The Society's headquarters building at 30 Park Street in Concord is considered one of the finest examples of public architecture in New Hampshire and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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30 Park St, Concord, NH 03301-6384
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited after the State Capitol and were disappointed. Since it is a Blue Star museum with free admission for military, we didn't have to pay. There was one room with a few items on display and another of landscape paintings. We typically are thorough...More

Thank Bonnie B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My husband and I visited the New Hampshire Historical Society in Concord, New Hampshire on Tuesday, September 26th, while vacationing in New Hampshire. We enjoyed our visit, finding it to be both very educational and interesting. The building that houses the museum, which is directly...More

1  Thank kzsull01
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Just seeing the construction of the building is worth the visit. It has some great granite and trade work you do not see in modern construction. There are different exhibits that tell the history of New Hampshire. We enjoyed our visit.

Thank jsnc2004
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Very much enjoyed the New Hampshire landscape paintings. Other artifacts well presented and informative. Staff was very helpful.

Thank Roger W
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I've been to many many states' historical societies, and unfortunately, this wasn't one of the best. I did like the original art that was on display. There was a small section on the history of NH, but not big exhibits like most states have. Seriously,...More

Thank Chad H
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The tours are fun and informative, so are the special lectures. Will take friends and family when the visit this summer

1  Thank JVC3515
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We were looking for a history of NH and got it. There are artifacts and information along with a guided tour. The paintings are awesome and the cost was reasonable. There could have been more displays in the lowest gallery, maybe they use it for...More

Thank waynesunne
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We had some free time during a visit to concord and decided to stop in. The displays are small but interesting. The library is a huge resource for those researching NH history.

Thank mary c
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I have been to the New Hampshire Historical Society for three class trips and once to take an out of town visitor. Each time I have learned something new about our great State. The staff are very knowledgeable and helpful, and I found the restrooms...More

2  Thank ChrissyD64
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

While walking around Concord, stopped by to tour the historical society building. You do need to pay a small price to get in. A lot of very nice historical paintings and a few historical artifacts.

Thank Coloradotravel2010
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