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Wright Museum of WWII

Wolfeboro

The American WW2 experience with home front and battlefield artifacts and dioramas. See WW2 vehicles; period clothing, books, art, sports, music. Open daily May-Oct. "Korea 1950" exhibit June-August 2018. Affordable and educational.

Address: Route 28/77 Center Street, Wolfeboro 03894
Phone: (603) 569-1212
Website: www.wrightmuseum.org

Old Man of the Mountain Museum

Franconia

Displays of historic memorabilia and photos relative to the care, repair and promotion of the state's official symbol. Open daily end of May to late October. Admission is free.

Address: Off I-93, Exit 34B, Franconia 03580
Phone: (603) 823-8800
Website: oldmanofthemountainlegacyfund.org

The Frost Place

Franconia

The Frost Place is beloved poet, Robert Frost's, former home converted into a house-museum. A visit includes a tour of the house, a Poetry Trail walk, informational video, and a stunning view from Frost's former front porch looking out onto the Franconia Ridge and Notch.

Address: 158 Ridge Road, Franconia 03580
Phone: (603) 823-5510
Website: www.frostplace.org

Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm

Tamworth

An agricultural museum, a working farm, a historic homestead. Blending the past with the present to explore over 200 years of rural living through the lives of two country doctors, their farmstead and surrounding village. Featuring season-based learning, farm animals-including a small dairy herd, New Hampshire pastimes and much more. $5 admission, 4 & under, FREE.

Address: 58 Cleveland Hill Road, Tamworth 03886
Phone: (603) 323-7591
Website: www.remickmuseum.org

Bethlehem Heritage Society Museum

Bethlehem

Open Thursday-Saturday 11 am - 4 pm. In Visitors Center, changing exhibits showcase the extensive collection of grand hotel and cottage memorabilia and photographs.

Address: 2182 Main Street, Bethlehem 03574
Phone: (888) 845-1957
Website: www.bethlehemwhitemtns.com

Upper Pemigewasset Historical Museum

Lincoln

The museum reflects the everyday life of past years with lots of photos, displays of logging, hotels and inns and personal memorabilia of folks who lived in this river valley from the 1890's to present.

Address: 26 Church Street, Lincoln 03251
Phone: (603) 745-8159

New Hampshire Historical Society Museum

Concord

We love New Hampshire, and we've been saving its history for nearly two centuries. Visit New Hampshire's only statewide historical society and explore.

Address: Exit 14 off I-93, 30 Park Street, Concord 03301
Phone: (603) 228-6688
Website: www.nhhistory.org

New England Ski Museum

Franconia

This museum is dedicated to the collection, preservation and exhibition of the history of skiing. Vintage ski films showing continuously & museum shop. Free admission.

Address: Base of Cannon Mountain off I-93, Exit 34B, Franconia 03580
Phone: (603) 823-7177
Website: www.skimuseum.org

Museum of the White Mountains

Plymouth

Visit and learn why this region has and continues to attract tourists, scientists, artists & others to its mountains, lakes & communities. Preview our online collections, exhibitions and catalogues on the web.

Address: 34 Highland Street, Plymouth NH 03223
Phone: (603) 535-3210
Website: go.plymouth.edu/mwm

Jefferson Historical Museum

Jefferson

Housed in an 1868 church building on the edge of the Waumbek Golf Course. The historical society meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the museum. Museum Hours: Thursday and Sunday from 1-4pm, June-Columbus Day.

Address: 900 Presidential Hwy, Route 2, Jefferson 03583
Phone: (603) 586-7021
Website: www.aannh.org/heritage/coos/jefferson.php

Franconia Heritage Museum

Franconia

Browse through fully furnished 1878 New England farmhouse and view our special exhibits. Open Friday and Saturday 1-4 pm, Memorial Day thru last weekend in October; other times by appointment.

Address: 553 Main Street, Franconia 03580
Phone: (603) 823-5000
Website: www.franconianh.org

Gorham Historical Society Museum

Gorham

Generally open Tues.-Sat., 10 am - 3 pm, early spring-late fall or by arrangement. Call for hours. Admission by donation. 1907 GTRR depot museum with town & railroad history. Model railroad in a boxcar, steam era exhibit, Baldwin steam engine, diesel locomotive, Russell snowplow, caboose and other equipment on display.

Address: 25 Railroad Street, Gorham 03581
Phone: (603) 466-5338
Website: www.aannh.org/heritage/coos/gorhamhist.php

Sugar Hill Historical Museum

Sugar Hill

Open from Memorial Day through Columbus Day, Friday-Saturday, 11 am-3 pm and by appointment. Main exhibit (changed annually), Carriage and Tool Barns, Gift Shop. Admission free. Donations welcome.

Address: Route 117, Main Street, Sugar Hill 03585
Phone: (603) 823-5336

Weeks State Park

Lancaster

On the summit of Mt. Prospect in Lancaster is the summer estate of John Wingate Weeks, the U.S. Congressman who led the charge to establish the Weeks Act of 1911 to create our National Forest system. The hiking trails provide year-round activity for all ages and the first Scenic & Cultural Byway in our state leads to a spectacular view from the summit.

Address: 200 Weeks State Park Road, Lancaster 03584
Phone: (603) 788-4004
Website: www.nhstateparks.org/explore/state-parks/weeks-state-park.aspx

Conway Historical Society

Conway

The Eastman Lord House/Museum is open Memorial Day to Labor Day. Wednesday 2-4pm and Saturday 1-4pm. Appointments may be made anytime between May 1st and October 31. 12 period rooms in styles ranging from 1820-1945, research materials available, open by appointment during May and September.

Address: 100 Main Street, Conway 03818
Phone: (603) 447-5551
Website: www.conwayhistory.org