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New Hampshire Boat Museum

399 Center St, Wolfeboro, NH 03894-4865
+1 603-569-4554
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Fun quick stop

Great little place to see old boats and local passion for the lakes. Wont take long. Friendly... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
Jen D
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A boat museum and a place to build a boat and memories forever

My first exposure with the boat museum was involving the boat building program where me and my then... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Michael T
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The Museum features many of the finest examples of vintage mahogany and antique boats on a rotating basis, including; Gar Wood, Chris-Craft, Century, Dodge, Penn Yan, Lyman and Hacker. There are runabouts, race-boats, canoes, guide boats, and sail...more
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399 Center St, Wolfeboro, NH 03894-4865
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Great little place to see old boats and local passion for the lakes. Wont take long. Friendly people. And the boats change up each year i think. Maybe more often.

Thank Jen D
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

My first exposure with the boat museum was involving the boat building program where me and my then 15 year old daughter built a mahogany canoe. This is exactly the commitment this museum has to the community. We built more than a boat life, We...More

Thank Michael T
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

We didn't go to the museum but we did attend the Vintage Race Boat Regatta which is organised by the museum. The show was very exciting with vintage boats showing their paces on the Lake, and it was also possible to get close to this...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

The NHBM holds a "Winnipesaukee Boat House Tour" as a fund-raiser every summer. My wife and I went this summer for the first time and I have to say it was interesting, informative and fun. It was a blast! You can enjoy the tour three...More

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NH B, Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words about our annual Boathouse Tour which is the second Thursday in August. It is one of our most popular education programs and we believe it is unique in the country! We hope you will consider taking the tour...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the restored wooden boats especially the luxury chris craft...lots of artifacts snd history to peruse

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Such craftsmanship, sleek beauties, these boats! Couldn't help be impressed! Loved the video explaining all the details of boating in the past and how these boats came about and are still used by some.

Thank Shirley W
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

My friend and I visited the New Hampshire Boat Museum recently. I was completely enthralled by the race boat history and gorgeous vintage boats, outboard engines and model boats on display inside the museum's old Quonset hut. We followed our museum visit with an exciting...More

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NH B, Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words, and we are thrilled you loved the museum and the Millie B boat ride!

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

The ride on the Millie B is not to be missed. We'll do it again for sure, and bring other friends along. Captain Bill was terrific; shared his knowledge of the area as we toured the lake, including the history of some of the homes,...More

Thank Steve L
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NH B, Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Glad you enjoyed your ride on the Millie B, the New Hampshire Boat Museum's tour boat. We hope you will take advantage of your free admission tickets to visit the museum. Everyone taking the Millie B gets free museum admission tickets and we'd love for...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

My girlfriend and I wanted to take a boat tour during our week-long stay in Wolfeboro and had originally settled on the Winnipesaukee Belle. We jumped on-board and waited for other passengers but we ended up being the only two for that time slot and...More

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NH B, Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

We're so glad you were able to ride the Millie B! And that you enjoyed it so much. Our reproduction vintage HackerCraft is a great way to see Lake Winnipesaukee and you get the value added bonus of having a narrated tour by our knowledgeable...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

When in Wolfeboro, NH, highly recommend a ride on the Millie B. 45 minutes touring the lake in a really fun boat with an amazing guide. Learned a lot about the lake and saw some amazing homes. Bill K, our captain, was knowledgeable and so...More

Thank Barbara T
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NH B, Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

So happy you enjoyed your Millie B boat ride on Lake Winnipesaukee. I hope you take advantage of the free admission coupons to visit the New Hampshire Boat Museum (owner of the Millie B) that you received after your Millie B ride. We have lots...More

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Sorry for the typo done by auto-spell check on my previous answer. The price of admission is worth the effort the volunteers make.
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