House Museums & Open-Air Museums of New Hampshire Photos

House Museums are historic or architecturally important homes restored to a defined period of time and open for public tours. Open-Air Museums are collections of such houses in a village or neighborhood with the addition of farms, commercial or industrial buildings. A list of all house museums in the state follows the featured museums at the top.

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Franklin Pierce Manse, Concord Pierce Manse is open to public tours. Concord, NH Portrait of Franklin Pierce by Adna Tenney. Concord, NH Table setting from Pierce china in Pierce Manse. Concord, NH
F.L. Wright's Zimmerman House, Manchester, NH Carport at Zimmerman House. Manchester, NH Joined corner rear window at Zimmerman House. Manchester, NH Rooflines of Zimmerman House. Manchester, NH
Robert Frost Farm Historic Site, Manchester, NH Robert Frost Farm Historic Site where he wrote his best-known poems. Manchester, NH Farm field at Robert Frost Farm. Manchester, NH Morris chair original to Frost family at Robert Frost Farm. Manchester, NH
Saint-Gaudens NHS, Cornish, NH Aspet house at Saint-Gaudens NHS. Cornish, NH Curved stairway in Aspet at Saint-Gaudens NHS. Cornish, NH Gallery courtyard with Amor Caritas at Saint-Gaudens NHS. Cornish, NH
Canterbury Shaker Village, NH Meeting House of Canterbury Shaker Village. NH Community bell of Canterbury Shaker Village. NH Syrup shop in Canterbury Shaker Village. NH
Strawbery Banke & Portsmouth, NH Sherburne house at Strawbery Banke open air museum. Portsmouth, NH Yeaton house at Strawbery Banke. Portsmouth, NH Memorial lift Bridge over Piscataqua River in closed position. Portsmouth, NH

Other House Museums of New Hampshire
  • Ashland: Whipple House Museum
  • Canterbury Shaker Village
  • Concord: Mary Baker Eddy Historic House
  • Concord: The Franklin Pierce Manse
  • Conway: Eastman-Lord House Museum
  • Cornish: Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
  • Derry: Robert Frost Farm
  • Derry: The Charles Bartlett House
  • Dover: Woodman Museum
  • Exeter: American Independence Museum (Ladd-Gilman House)
  • Exeter: Gilman Garrison House
  • Exeter: Moses-Kent House Museum
  • Fitzwilliam: Amos J. Blake House Museum
  • Franklin: Daniel Webster Birthplace Historical Site
  • Freedom: Freedom Historical Society Allard House & Works Museum
  • Hanover: Webster Cottage Museum
  • Hillsborough: Pierce Homestead
  • Keene: Horatio Colony House Museum
  • Lancaster: Wilder-Holton House
  • Manchester: F.L. Wright's Zimmerman House
  • Milton: New Hampshire Farm Museum
  • Nashua: Abbot-Spalding House
  • New Ipswich: Barrett House - Forest Hall
  • Newbury: The Fells
  • North Groton: Mary Baker Eddy Historic House
  • Portsmouth: Strawbery Banke
  • Portsmouth: Governor John Langdon House
  • Portsmouth: Moffatt-Ladd House
  • Portsmouth: Rundlet-May House
  • Portsmouth: Warner House
  • Portsmouth: Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion
  • Rumney: Mary Baker Eddy Historic House
  • Tamworth: Remick County Doctor Museum & Farm
  • Wolfeboro: Clark House
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