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Discover Portsmouth

10 Middle St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4305
+1 603-436-8433
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Excellent overview of the historic city

Terrific way to get oriented and learn about Portsmouth's past. This 90-minute walking tour... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
QRooBound
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Maryland
Interesting

The center is interesting and worth a visit. The film about Portsmouth was worth seeing. The... read more

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Reviewed 21 June 2017
justhay
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Spofford, New Hampshire
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Start you visit at Discover Portsmouth. We offer a 12 minute film on the city's history, a beautiful museum shop, changing exhibitions, walking tours (Memorial Day - Columbus Day), city map, and public rest rooms.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“walking tour” (20 reviews)
“short film” (8 reviews)
“art exhibits” (5 reviews)
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10 Middle St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4305
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Terrific way to get oriented and learn about Portsmouth's past. This 90-minute walking tour actually stretched a bit longer, thanks to the knowledgeable and informative commentary by our guide, Jeff -- making this an even more valuable tour. The tour departed from the Discover Portsmouth...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

The center is interesting and worth a visit. The film about Portsmouth was worth seeing. The exhibit of Portsmouth furniture, while showing pretty and interesting pieces , missed the mark. It didn't really say what makes Portsmouth furniture distinctive-which it is. The walking tour was...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

Discover Portsmouth is an excellent introduction to the town. The video gives a brief overview and the staff were very helpful in directing us towards other attractions. The furniture displays on the upper floors are well worth viewing.

Thank Emily B
Robin A, Guest Relations Manager at Discover Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Thanks for your review!

Reviewed 5 June 2017

The staff was super helpful in providing us with information and answering questions about creative, fun things to do in town. They alerted us to the Art Walk in town that night and provided us with insight about the on site exhibits and movie. Only...More

Thank Julieanne1009
Robin A, Guest Relations Manager at Discover Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thanks so much!

Reviewed 27 May 2017

I just went on the new Portsmouth Women Tour. Incredible. Like the relatively unknown history of Portsmouth, the Portsmouth Women Tour explores the rich and mostly ignored, but the remarkable history of women in Portsmouth storied history. Lauren Gianino has researched some of the most...More

1  Thank Joe D
Reviewed 25 May 2017

A must for visitors and locals alike! The tour guides did an awesome job giving us an overview of Portsmouth. We learned facts we did not know even though Portsmouth is our hometown and it was a great way to give our out of town...More

1  Thank Shaula L
Reviewed 12 May 2017

very uesful and interesting way to learn some local history, we had a local guide, tour was 90 minutes so has some time for questions and in-depth info

1  Thank VermontTraveler213
Robin A, Guest Relations Manager at Discover Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Thanks Glad you enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed 29 April 2017

Well-laid out store, high quality exhibits in the book area, good selection of books and other little goodies. Excellent quality rotating exhibit in the other room, at present on Portsmouth area furnishings. Get a good glimpse of Portsmouth's past - people had the money to...More

1  Thank Pilgrim_in_Maine
Robin A, Guest Relations Manager at Discover Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thanks so much! Glad you enjoyed you visit.

Reviewed 23 April 2017

The short movie (13 minutes) on the history of Portsmouth was eye opening for new visitors like us. The historians featured in the film are engaging with a wry sense of humor. Really a standout for these types of films and indicative of Portsmouth as...More

1  Thank billy_b73
Robin A, Guest Relations Manager at Discover Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you!

Reviewed 23 April 2017

15 min. movie (only one factual error), suitable to children and adults. Lobby with high=end, as opposed to t-shirts and usual junk). Separate display of antique chests & cabinets.

Thank Pizor
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