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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, L. L. Lee Scouting Museum, 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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Smithsonian magazine museum day live! 2017

Thinking about visiting the Wright Museum? Download your Smithsonian magazine museum day live! ticket. ... See more

Wright Museum participating in Smithsonian magazine museum day live! on Saturday 9/23/17 offering free admission for two to ... See more

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Beer for History

Join us for beer tastings, history, and, fun in the historic Folsom Tavern. Each event will feature a different local ... See more

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New Director Brings Worldly Experience, Family Ties to The Libby Museum - New Hampshire Heritage Trail

One our members has recently welcome back a NH native as executive director. Learn more about her an The Libby in Wolfeboro!

Founded in Wolfeboro in 1912 as New Hampshire’s first natural history gallery, The Libby Museum recently announced the ... See more

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Parenting New Hampshire Magazine

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*TICKET GIVEAWAY* Get into the fall spirit by attending the Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm's 13th Annual Harvest ... See more

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Revolutionary Story Time

Check out this great program for the pre-schoolers in your life!

Join us for our new and newly expanded Revolutionary Story Time! We start at 9:30 with a colonial re-enactor led story time ... See more

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Re-Reading the Declaration of Independence

Back-to-learning is not just for kids. Check out this great program and lots of fall programming at the American ... See more

While most people know the Declaration of Independence as the Title Deed of the new American nation, few have studied the ... See more

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L.L. Lee Scouting Museum brings history, heritage to NH Heritage Museum Trail

Continued coverage on the Trail from Carriage Towne News!

STATEWIDE —Touting one of the most extensive collections of its kind anywhere in the country, the L.L. Lee Scouting Museum ... See more

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L.L. Lee Scouting Museum brings history, heritage to NH Heritage Museum Trail - New Hampshire Heritage Trail

The latest on The Trail, as we welcome a new museum!

Touting one of the most extensive collections of its kind anywhere in the country, the L.L. Lee Scouting Museum recently ... See more

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Currier Museum of Art joins NH Heritage Museum Trail - New Hampshire Heritage Trail

The latest from The Trail! We are excited to announce the Currier Museum of Art as a new member. Click the link and learn ... See more

As the newest member of the NH Heritage Museum Trail, Manchester’s Currier Museum of Art is excited to showcase its ... See more

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Art, beer and more on the NH Heritage Trail - New Hampshire Heritage Trail

The latest from The Trail!

Discover Portsmouth
American Independence Museum

There are several events on the NH Heritage Trail in the coming months that celebrate the rich culture and history of the ... See more

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Service Credit Union and Wright Museum team up for exhibit

Service Credit Union and Wright Museum team up for exhibit

On display from September 25 through October 13 at the Service Credit Union (SCU) Corporate Office at 3003 Lafayette Road in Portsmouth, the Saturday Evening Post Cover Exhibit features items lent by the Wright Museum in Wolfeboro. Curated by Wright Museum Executive...

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Quirky objects abound on the NH Heritage Museum Trail

Quirky objects abound on the NH Heritage Museum Trail

Welcoming more than 200,000 visitors annually, the 17 museums that make up the New Hampshire Heritage Museum Trail use “strength in numbers” to promote the Granite State’s cultural and historical legacy, which includes “quirky” objects. Located in the Ossipee Mountain...

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Plenty of quirky objects on the NH Heritage Museum Trail

Plenty of quirky objects on the NH Heritage Museum Trail

Attracting more than 200,000 visitors each year, the 17 institutions that make up the New Hampshire Heritage Museum Trail are using “strength in numbers” to promote the Granite State’s cultural and historical legacy. However, while the Trail’s mission might be a...

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