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American Independence Museum

1 Governors Ln, Exeter, NH 03833-2420
+1 603-772-2622
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History repeats

It is so meaningful to bring children and see this museum and remember where our nation started... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hungkung57
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Hong Kong, China
evocative; knowledgeable and interested guide

An authentic small slice of early American history, as experienced in this co lonial and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
feinschmeckerpartout
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Montreal
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1 week ago
“History repeats”
3 weeks ago
“evocative; knowledgeable and interested guide”
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1 Governors Ln, Exeter, NH 03833-2420
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+1 603-772-2622
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is so meaningful to bring children and see this museum and remember where our nation started! In an era where there is much division among citizens of our country, this museum reminds us not to forget our roots and most important of all, to...More

Thank hungkung57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An authentic small slice of early American history, as experienced in this co lonial and revolutionary home and through some fascinating artefacts.

Thank feinschmeckerpartout
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

This is an odd place to visit. The museum house is not very revolutionary and their claim to fame, an original broadside of the declaration is not on display. There are many more interesting, authentic, and informative sites from this era in New England so...More

1  Thank Calliemos
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I was a docent here in high school at this site, owned and operated by the peculiar Society of the Cincinnati. It is home to such an amazing collection of documents and artifacts...even if its Purple Heart is of dubious origin. The sword cane of...More

1  Thank laundrylister
Reviewed 15 November 2016

You've never visited Exeter until you've gone through the Independence Museum. You'll see artifacts from the earliest times when New Hampshire was a colony. Great for one visit or two, probably not more. Th annual reenactments are a great family outing.

1  Thank bogblogger
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We went to the museum specifically to see one of only 26 of the original existing original Dunlap Broadside printed copies of the Declaration of Independence from July 4, 1776. As seniors we each paid $5 for the privilege. Instead, on display is a reproduction....More

1  Thank MosbyScout
Reviewed 2 October 2016

There was so much history of the US before it was the US. I didn't plan on taking the tour, but I was pleasantly surprised that I got a private tour. I learned so much and my guide was in costume and was so knowledgeable....More

1  Thank Lucy O
Reviewed 10 August 2016

A friend's daughter is doing her college summer internship in this museum (and LOVING it) this summer so I took that as an opportunity to visit the museum & stay for the weekend in Exeter. How fascinating & wonderful this museum is. Some of the...More

1  Thank Beth P
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We visited the museum midweek and had a fabulous tour by a gentleman in a historic outfit who explained each room in the museum, showed us the historic documents owned by the museum explaining these were copies due to the value of the originals. We'd...More

1  Thank RVtraveller2016
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Cool to be re-educated with the Federal history and to be proud of being an American. Think of our heritage and our responsibilities.

Thank rex8888
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