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Diversions Puzzles & Games

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Address: 123 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
Phone Number:
+1 603-766-6220
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09:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Our retail store is located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and provides a...

Our retail store is located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and provides a unique shopping experience designed to help people connect with family and friends through interactive play. We host game events and have a large inventory of demo puzzles and games for you to try out.

We stock familiar games such as Scrabble and Monopoly - and games you may not know, such as Catan, Dominion and Suspend. We also carry a wide variety of brainteasers, playing cards, kid's games, crossword and Sudoku books, outdoor games and kites.

Our online store is designed to provide the same wide variety of quality games and puzzles - wherever you are and whenever you want. Browse and try something new today!

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This is a welcoming store. The staff person went out of his way to say hello to everyone who entered and certainly made us feel welcome. He answered all of our questions in depth... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a welcoming store. The staff person went out of his way to say hello to everyone who entered and certainly made us feel welcome. He answered all of our questions in depth and recommended games for different levels and interests. His enthusiasm and positiveness were contagious. The store also appears to be a great space for the gaming... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a whim while waiting for a table at the Friendly Toast. I really wish we had a store like this back home in Philly. This was such a great store. The two employees were beyond helpful. They explained several games to my wife and I. We aren't gamers but really wanted some kind of board game that... More 

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Woburn, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

What a great game and puzzle shop! We were just exploring Portsmouth, saw this shop, and had to go in. We're always on the lookout for new games. We asked for recommendations, and the clerk took us down to the gaming area (this was a new concept for us) and pulled out the store's copy of the game. What better... More 

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Reviewed 11 January 2016

Started going to Tuesday game night - I love this store. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and makes good game recommendations.

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Fort Lauderdale FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2014

I took my very young children to this store and the folks here were extremely accommodating! At the back of the store is a room with open games and puzzles and toys. My kids were absolutely thrilled and we picked up Ring-O Flamingo and a Melissa and Doug bowling toy. As the weather was a typical chilly rainy New England... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Fantastic puzzle store. The staff were very friendly & helped if you got stuck trying out a puzzle. It is possible to spend hours here just trying out the games and puzzles.

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