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The Frost Place

158 Ridge Rd, Franconia, NH 03580
+1 603-823-5510
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Authentic glimpse into the life of a famous American poet-Robert Frost

A short distance off of I-93 and outside of Franconia sits the lovely little farmhouse that Robert... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Seattle, WA
Great place

My brother-in-law happens to live next door. I get to enjoy this place once a year.Absolutely love... read more

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The Frost Place is a nonprofit educational center for poetry and the arts based at Robert Frost’s old homestead, which is owned by the town of Franconia, New Hampshire. Besides serving as a sanctuary for lovers of poetry and books, it is also a museum. Unlike typical modern museums, you won’t find at The Frost Place fancy multi-media displays or cafés, but if you come seeking a glimpse and a sense of the kind of place where a young poet could concentrate, and where his four children could range through the woods and orchards and discover the world, The Frost Place can still offer such pleasures. The view from the porch which inspired Frost is stunning and open to the public year round.
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“house tour” (4 reviews)
“the barn” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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158 Ridge Rd, Franconia, NH 03580
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+1 603-823-5510

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A short distance off of I-93 and outside of Franconia sits the lovely little farmhouse that Robert Frost and his family called home for a short while. When he first saw it after returning from England to his . beloved state of New Hampshire, he...More

Thank safetravel
Paige R, Assistant to the Director at The Frost Place, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear safetravel, Thank you so much for your kind words about The Frost Place. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit! We certainly hope that you will visit us again! Best, Paige

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My brother-in-law happens to live next door. I get to enjoy this place once a year.Absolutely love it!

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Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for visiting The Frost Place, and for leaving us this kind review. We are happy to hear that you come back each year!

Reviewed 10 August 2017

We stopped by on our way further North and are so glad that we did. The tour provided historical context for the time that Frost lived in the area and also the history as to what brought him there. The kids enjoyed connected a poet...More

2  Thank JALNYC1996
Paige R, Assistant to the Director at The Frost Place, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello JALNYC1996, Thanks for your visit and review of The Frost Place! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope that you will come back and see us again the next time you are in the Franconia area! All best, Paige

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We visited mid afternoon after a nice long hike. The video in the welcome center is very informative make sure you take the time to view that to get a sense for how Frost spent his time here. In some ways the house felt as...More

Thank souzagar
Paige R, Assistant to the Director at The Frost Place, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi souzagar, We agree, it is a great place to stop after a long hike! So glad you enjoyed your visit. Please come back and see us again! Best, Paige

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

My friend and I were visiting New Hampshire and discovered that one Frost's homes was in the area. It is a lovely setting with a self-guided tour of part of the house. They had shirts and books for sale in the barn. Would have live...More

1  Thank Leftigur
Paige R, Assistant to the Director at The Frost Place, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Leftigur, Thanks for visiting The Frost Place and for taking the time to review us. Sorry you weren't able to walk the poetry trail due to the rain. Please know that even when the museum/barn are not open, the poetry trail and front porch...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The Frost Place was a want - to- go place for as long as I can recall. The drive down old country dirt roads begins to make one wonder if you're going the right way but, eventually the house shows up with the iconic rusty...More

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Paige R, Assistant to the Director at The Frost Place, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello ozwizard50, Thank you so much for visiting The Frost Place. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit and checked off a to-do on your bucket list! Sorry to hear about the ticks—we can't stand them, either! Happy fall! Paige

Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stumbled on this place on our way to Polly's Pancake Parlor. It was a special find. Robert Frost lived here from 1915-1920. There is a poetry trail through the woods that highlight some of Frost's notable works. The house has a poet-in-residence program, as...More

1  Thank Angela H
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We strolled through the paved trail behind the museum with periodic stops at markers to read Frost's poetry. A nice walk which takes 20-30 minutes.

3  Thank BeBe_Bon
Reviewed 15 October 2016

After seeing his grave in Bennington, this was perfect. This was one of his houses in VT until he moved (got too cold to stay!). He had a great view. Walk the trail of his poetry. That was great. There is a video to see...More

1  Thank erwretired
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here with our kids. The house tour was self guided and you could only go in a few rooms of the house. The other rooms were blocked off. There was a 20 minute video you could watch about Frost and his life. There...More

1  Thank Familyof5inCt
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