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New Hampshire Boat Museum

399 Center St, Wolfeboro, NH 03896
+1 603-569-4554
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Lake Living and Boats

This small museum is ready to move to the big time...they are expanding to a new location that will... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Hallie46
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Dover, New Hampshire
Great way to spend an hour

Small museum with some interesting exhibits and history. Had it not been such a miserable wet day... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Karenkinm
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Salisbury, Maryland USA
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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 boats. Whether you are an outboard, steam, paddle or sail enthusiast, the displays, enhanced with archival photos, trophies and models, bring to life a truly grand era of boating. If you love the fine craftsmanship of a vintage boat, the aura of a time gone by, or the camaraderie of being with people who share your interest in preserving the past; the New Hampshire Boat Museum offers you many venues to explore through exhibits, events, and educational programs.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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399 Center St, Wolfeboro, NH 03896
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Reviewed yesterday

This small museum is ready to move to the big time...they are expanding to a new location that will larger exhibits and more history of families and lives on the lake. Beautiful boats and small boat exhibit...history film is shown. If you love nautical history...stop...More

Thank Hallie46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small museum with some interesting exhibits and history. Had it not been such a miserable wet day, we would have loved to have taken a boat tour. We did have a difficult time finding this place, even with a GPS.More

Thank Karenkinm
NH B, General Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi - thanks for visiting! Sorry you had a hard time finding the museum. Our gps address is 399 Center Street, Wolfeboro. Our Millie B boat rides run on the weekends during the shoulder season and daily in July and August. Hope you can come...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a gorgeous trip on the lake on the Millie B boat. The captains gave us info on the lake and showed us some of the larger homes and gave us trivia on some celebrity owners. The boat is a remake of an antique...More

Thank caitlynnb
NH B, Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review of the Millie B boat ride. It is a very unique way to get out on Lake Winnipesaukee in a vintage boat. We hope you will come visit the Museum as well. With every trip on the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Is a small place to see beautifull wood made boats. They have a great auction of old boats in july and also a workshop to build and repair boats

Thank parriagada2017
NH B, Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind review. We do indeed have many nice boats on display. Also exhibits that talk about the history of life on New Hampshire's lakes. Our annual Vintage Boat and Car auction is July 15th. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

The facility is primarily one quonset type building, although there are activities such as boat building and lake boat tours available on the grounds or nearby. The museum portion has a wide display of realia, including historic vessels, donated materials and kid activities. Being compact,...More

Thank RobertBK
Lisa Simpson L, Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

Thank you so so much Robert for the nice review. We are proud of our museum and glad you enjoyed it. Visitors should know that our exhibits change each season so I hope you will be back this year!

Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Lots of history to take in if you're into old wooden boats! HackerCraft, ChrisCraft. Cool old photos and a little gift shop too!

Thank birchmont25
Lisa Simpson L, Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2016

Thank you so much for your nice review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to the New Hampshire Boat Museum and hope you will return!

Reviewed 15 September 2016

After getting recommendation to stop at Lake Winn we decided to take a ride on the antique Hackercraft boat and take a tour of their museum. The ride on the boat was very informative and fun. The captain was very knowledgeable of the lake and...More

Thank Ben H
Lisa Simpson L, Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

Thanks so much and we are glad you enjoyed the vintage boat tour on Lake Winnipesaukee, as well as the museum. Yes, the museum is small, but we change our exhibits yearly so there's always something new to see. We appreciate your review!

Reviewed 14 September 2016

We just stumbled on the Millie B Boat Tour by accident, but it was fabulous. The narration was great and covered everything from flora, fauna, and history/geography of Lake Winnipesaukee to famous people who have homes on it. You see quite a bit of the...More

Thank #1GatorFan
Lisa Simpson L, Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

We are thrilled you enjoyed your Millie B boat ride on Lake Winni. We take great pride in our boat and the tour we give on the lake. We hope you will take advantage of the free tickets to the New Hampshire Boat Museum that...More

Reviewed 7 September 2016

We live on Winnipesaukee in the summer and this is the first time we have taken the wooden boat cruise out of Wolfeboro! We had a very knowledgeable and personable captain, Roy Carson, who provided some interesting information/ history about the lake. The trip is...More

Thank cmpsaun831
Lisa Simpson L, Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2016

Thanks so much for the nice review! We are so pleased you like riding the Millie B, our vintage wooden boat. We love taking people out on tours and our captains pride themselves on their knowledge of the lake and its history. We hope you...More

Reviewed 30 August 2016

Take a ride on the Millie B Hacker-craft boat from Wolfeboro. It is a 45 minute smooth ride in a classic 28 foot wooden boat. You will have a blast and learn fun history about lake Winnipesaukee. We would go again in a minute!!!!!!!!More

Thank ttfn2016
Lisa Simpson L, Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2016

Thanks so much for your kind words about the Millie B, the New Hampshire Boat Museum's vintage ride boat. It is a great way to see Lake Winnipesaukee in a beautiful wooden boat. We hope you come visit the museum as well, as anyone who...More

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Response from Cbjath1 | Reviewed this property |
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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