The goal of the Experience New Hampshire Heritage Trail is to create awareness of the many exciting history and cultural heritage museums in the Portsmouth to Plymouth region.
By visiting our diverse museums, historic sites, and homes, you will encounter the authentic New Hampshire experience. With over 300 years of history to explore, the trail museums bring to life the New Hampshire independent spirit that is still alive and vibrant today.
Museums on the trail include Aviation Museum, Albacore Park, American Independence Museum, Canterbury Shaker Village, Castle in the Clouds, Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, Libby Museum, Millyard Museum, Museum of the White Mountains, New Hampshire Boat Museum, New Hampshire Farm Museum, New Hampshire Historical Society, Portsmouth Historical Society @ Discover Portsmouth, Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm, The Belknap Mill, Woodman Museum, Wright Museum of WWII.
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Featuring 16 museums, the NH Heritage Trail is not just for history buffs, but for the entire family. “Individually and collectively, we have developed programs, exhibits and events that are designed for people of all ages,” said Michael Culver, NH Heritage Trail...read more
With the increased importance placed on STEM education, history has in some cases been removed almost entirely from the classroom, which has provided a unique opportunity for museums on the NH Heritage Trail. “There are 17 of us throughout New Hampshire, and it is our...read more
Part of the NH Heritage Trail, which stretches from Portsmouth to Plymouth and several points north and west, the Millyard Museum recently opened a new exhibit entitled, “Doctor’s Orders: Public Health in Manchester.” Open through June 24, the exhibit tells the story...read more